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The Federal Reserve and You

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Chapter 8: More Takes on the Federal Reserve

In this chapter, officials from across the Federal Reserve System provide additional insights into the purposes, functions, and operations of our nation’s central bank.

Video Segments

The Federal Reserve’s Dual Mandate
The Federal Reserve’s Dual Mandate
 (1:43)

The Importance of Diverse Perspectives on the FOMC
The Importance of Diverse Perspectives on the FOMC
 (2:43)

Monetary Policy: Part Art, Part Science
Monetary Policy: Part Art, Part Science
 (1:03)

The Federal Reserve in the Great Depression
The Federal Reserve in the Great Depression
 (1:41)

Federal Reserve Lending in Financial Crises
Federal Reserve Lending in Financial Crises
 (2:27)

A Typical Day at the New York Fed’s Trading Desk
A Typical Day at the New York Fed’s Trading Desk
 (5:07)

The Federal Reserve’s Role with Respect to U.S. Currency
The Federal Reserve’s Role with Respect to U.S. Currency
 (1:44)

The Federal Reserve’s Response to Hurricane Katrina
The Federal Reserve’s Response to Hurricane Katrina
 (0:28)

The Importance of Federal Reserve Independence
The Importance of Federal Reserve Independence
 (0:59)

The Transparency of the Federal Reserve
The Transparency of the Federal Reserve
 (1:13)

The Federal Reserve and Integrity
The Federal Reserve and Integrity
 (0:35)

The Safety and Soundness of Banks
The Safety and Soundness of Banks
 (0:53)

Financial Stability and Basel Rules
Financial Stability and Basel Rules
 (1:49)

Resources for Banks to Aid in Compliance
Resources for Banks to Aid in Compliance
 (0:52)

The People of the Federal Reserve System
The People of the Federal Reserve System
 (1:28)