Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) sets policy for the Federal Reserve.

Data to Monitor Once A Month \\ 50 Plus Year Average \\ Acceptable Range

  1. Consumer Price Index YOY (CPY) Avg 3.8% Range 3%-5%
  2. Case Shiller Home Price Index YOY (HPY) Avg 5.29% Range 3.5%-7%
  3. Unemployment Rate (UR) Avg 5.73% Range 4.5%-7%

Tools Available

  1. Raise/lower Federal Funds Rate if CPY is too high/too low
  2. Raise/lower Federal Mortgage Rates if HPY is too high/too low
  3. Raise/lower Quantitative Easing if UR is too low/too high
  4. Auction Off Troubled Financial Institutions

Financial Institution Tests

  1. Uninsured deposits / domestic deposits < 50%
  2. Loans and held-to-maturity securities / total deposits  < 50%
  3. Financial Institutions that fail both tests for two consecutive quarters are auctioned off.

RESULT: No peer pressure, no human error, no recessions!

FOMCGPT(tm) To The Rescue!

A ChatGPT bot (FOMCGPT) has been designed to generate Federal Reserve policy once a month incorporating the algorithm above using easily modifiable configuration files. It is being tested using Federal Reserve FRED data from April 2021 to April 2023.

Interstellar Program Is Out of This World

We are not talking about a space program with visits to Mars.


This is a national competition with the support of the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) which is sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

Whew!  Enough of the acronyms already!

The idea is to test the mathematical prowess of every high school and create the equivalent of the NCAA brackets.  Only for math instead of basketball.

You could say it is going where no one has gone before.

For more information see the following website.