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Maintaining Financial Stability in a Global Economy

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has made available the papers presented at the "Maintaining Financial Stability in a Global Economy" symposium. The aim of the symposium is to explore "options for public authorities in adapting policies to keep financial systems safe and efficient, and to discuss response mechanisms to financial crises." The papers presented here look at the causes of...
Fed in Print: An Index to Federal Reserve Economic Research

The Fed in Print site was developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to serve as a database of all Federal Reserve System economic research. Users can search the database by keyword, title, author, Federal Reserve Bank and year.
In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve

Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, this introduction to the Federal Reserve System includes easy-to-understand text and interactive illustrations. As readers pass their cursors over the pictures, descriptions of different facets the Federal Reserve are revealed. The tour explains the FRB's composition, responsibilities, regional structure, and more. A list of resources and a short...
Federal Reserve Bulletin

Federal Reserve Bulletin is a monthly publication written and compiled by staff members of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, reporting and analyzing economic developments, data, and bank regulatory issues.
Chicago Fed Letter: September 1999

The September issue of Chicago Fed Letter, from FRB Chicago, contains Part I of the article "Mergers and the Changing Landscape of Commercial Banking."
Federal Reserve System: FRB St. Louis The Regional Economist

FRB St. Louis's quarterly publication, The Regional Economist features the article "Paradise Found? Why the U.S. Economy Stands Apart."
Latin America Research Group

Part of the Macropolicy group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Latin America Research Group (LARG) monitors financial systems and provides general assessments of macroeconomic conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean. Recent staff papers and economic analyses are posted on-site in addition to speeches and presentations. A well-organized Internet resource page also offers links to...
Fed's Surprise Move

In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee cut interest rates by one-half of a percentage point on Wednesday. For the second time this year, the interest rate change was decided during an emergency conference call between scheduled meetings. The Fed offered numerous reasons for the cut including slow business investment, tapering consumer confidence, unsteady foreign...

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City provides this new site to help introduce the federal reserve system to the uninitiated, particularly high school-aged visitors (though anyone who wants to learn basic knowledge about the Fed can benefit from a visit). The site is divided into five main sections -- History, Structure, Monetary Policy, Banking Supervision, and Financial Services -- each of...
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