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The Federal Reserve and You

Chapter 2: History of Central Banking in the United States >
 

Chapter 1: The Federal Reserve and You

This chapter provides an overview of the Federal Reserve System. Learn about the Fed’s structure and the three areas in which it operates — payments, supervision and regulation of financial institutions, and monetary policy. Learn about the two goals of Federal Reserve monetary policy — price stability and maximum employment.

Video Segments

Introduction
Introduction
 (3:50)

Structure of the Federal Reserve
Structure of the Federal Reserve
 (4:10)

The Payments System
The Payments System
 (4:33)

Supervision and Regulation
Supervision and Regulation
 (4:11)

Monetary Policy
Monetary Policy
 (4:18)

The Fed’s Role Today
The Fed’s Role Today
 (2:30)