An attempt to achieve broad economic goals by the regulation of the supply of money. (Compare fiscal policy.)
The changes in monetary policy after the financial crisis—another set of discontinuities—touched off the bull run in gold.
That said, it's becoming clear that monetary policy has pretty limited benefits.
At the Federal Reserve, senior officers and staff focus on monetary policy.
When times are tough, U.S. social policy—no less than fiscal or monetary policy—should show some countercyclical flexibility.
Housing is one of the key “channels” through which monetary policy operates.
But the price of oil can rise and fall without any implications for how monetary policy should be conducted.
Everybody, including people who knew nothing about monetary policy, had an opinion about Ben Bernanke.
They held spirited informal readings from City Lights editions of Ginsberg, and opined on monetary policy.
We've begun coordinating economic and monetary policy among our major trading partners.
A great outcry was raised against the monetary policy which had been initiated by Sir Robert Peel.