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The Federal Reserve and You

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Federal Reserve and You

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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)

Chapter 2: History of Central Banking in the United States

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The First Bank of the United States

The First Bank of the United States  (4:04)

The Second Bank of the United States

The Second Bank of the United States  (1:36)

The State and National Banking Period

The State and National Banking Period  (2:04)

Creation of the Federal Reserve

Creation of the Federal Reserve  (4:12)

The Great Depression

The Great Depression  (2:43)

World War II Through the 1960s

World War II Through the 1960s  (1:29)

Stagflation in the 1970s

Stagflation in the 1970s  (3:33)

Boom Times and Bubbles: The Internet Age

Boom Times and Bubbles: The Internet Age  (1:58)

The Financial Crisis of 2007–2009

The Financial Crisis of 2007–2009  (3:22)

Chapter 3: Money and Banking 101

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What Is Money?

What Is Money?  (2:18)

Money Versus Barter

Money Versus Barter  (1:52)

The Money Supply

The Money Supply  (0:43)

How Banks Make Money

How Banks Make Money  (0:52)

Fractional Reserve Banking

Fractional Reserve Banking  (2:04)

How Money Is Created and Destroyed

How Money Is Created and Destroyed  (1:08)

Central Banking

Central Banking  (2:28)

Inflation

Inflation  (2:31)

Inflation, Deflation, and Disinflation

Inflation, Deflation, and Disinflation  (1:20)

Price Stability

Price Stability  (2:44)

Chapter 4: Monetary Policy

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Introduction

Introduction  (4:16)

Effect of Changes in the Money Supply

Effect of Changes in the Money Supply  (1:19)

Price Stability

Price Stability  (2:23)

Monetary Policy Goals

Monetary Policy Goals  (1:21)

The Role of the FOMC

The Role of the FOMC  (1:37)

Open Market Operations

Open Market Operations  (1:57)

The Discount Rate

The Discount Rate  (1:29)

Interest on Reserves

Interest on Reserves  (0:56)

Reserve Requirements

Reserve Requirements  (1:07)

Monetary Policy During Turbulent Times

Monetary Policy During Turbulent Times  (3:14)

Chapter 5: The Payments System

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Introduction

Introduction  (4:30)

Changes in the Payments System

Changes in the Payments System  (1:07)

Forms of Payment — Electronic

Forms of Payment — Electronic  (1:26)

Forms of Payment — Cash

Forms of Payment — Cash  (1:42)

Chapter 6: Supervision and Regulation

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Introduction

Introduction  (4:15)

Federal Reserve Supervision and Regulation History

Federal Reserve Supervision and Regulation History  (1:46)

The Role of Congress in Supervision and Regulation

The Role of Congress in Supervision and Regulation  (0:30)

Bank Examinations

Bank Examinations  (2:36)

Chapter 7: A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Key Questions

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What Is the Federal Reserve?

What Is the Federal Reserve?  (1:18)

How Does the Federal Reserve Work for You?

How Does the Federal Reserve Work for You?  (1:08)

What Is GDP?

What Is GDP?  (0:35)

What Is Inflation?

What Is Inflation?  (0:53)

What Is Unemployment?

What Is Unemployment?  (0:35)

What Is Maximum Sustainable Economic Growth?

What Is Maximum Sustainable Economic Growth?  (1:13)

What Is a Business Cycle?

What Is a Business Cycle?  (1:01)

What Is Interest?

What Is Interest?  (0:49)

What Do Depository Institutions Do?

What Do Depository Institutions Do?  (0:57)

Why Is Credit Important?

Why Is Credit Important?  (0:44)

What Is Liquidity?

What Is Liquidity?  (1:11)

What Is a Lender of Last Resort?

What Is a Lender of Last Resort?  (1:16)

What Are Government Securities?

What Are Government Securities?  (0:35)

Chapter 8: More Takes on the Federal Reserve

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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)