The Federal Reserve is the bank of banks in the US. While it cannot force banks to change their rates in order to monitor the economy, it has several other ways to influence. One way it by printing money.
Please forgive my questions, whose answers seem easy to be found online. It's a hot topic, so it's very hard to get validated information.
- Is the amount of money printed open knowledge?
- Where to get a history profile of how much money has been printed by the Fed?
- How validated is the info you provide, and in what sense?