Federal Reserve notes

Definition:

Issued by the US government to the public through the Federal Reserve Banks and their member banks. They represent money owed by the government to the public. Currently, the item "Federal Reserv1e notes amounts outstanding" consists of new series issues. The Federal Reserve note is the only class of currency currently issued.

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Historical Cost Accounting Convention

An accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition.

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