Assume that the following asset values (in millions of dollars) exist in Ironmania: Feder
Assume that the following asset values (in millions of dollars) exist in Ironmania: Federal Reserve Notes in circulation = $700; Money market mutual funds (MMMFs) held by individuals = $400; Corporate bonds = $300; Iron ore deposits = $50; Currency in commercial banks = $100; Savings deposits, including money market deposit accounts (MMDAs) = $140; Checkable deposits = $1500 ; Small-denominated (less than $100,000) time deposits = $100; Coins in circulation = $40.
a. What is M1 in Ironmania?
b. What is M2 in Ironmania?
2. Assume that Jimmy Cash has $2,000 in his checking account at Folsom Bank and uses his checking account card to withdraw $200 of cash from the bank’s ATM machine. By what dollar amount did the M1 money supply change as a result of this single, isolated transaction?
3. Suppose the price level and value of the U.S. dollar in year 1 are 1 and $1, respectively. If the price level rises to 1.25 in year 2, what is the new value of the dollar? If, instead, the price level falls to .50, what is the value of the dollar?