History of the Federal Reserve System
This article is about the history of the United States Federal Reserve System from its creation to the present.
The Federal Reserve System is the third central banking system in United States hist...
History of the Federal Reserve System - Wikipedia
History of central banking in the United States
This history of central banking in the United States encompasses various bank regulations, from early "wildcat" practices through the present Federal Reserve System.
Some Founding Fathers were str...
History of central banking in the United States - Wikipedia
1951 Accord
The 1951 Accord, also known simply as the Accord, was an agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve that restored independence to the Fed.During World War II, the Fe...
Federal Reserve responses to the subprime crisis
The U.S. central banking system, the Federal Reserve, in partnership with central banks around the world, took several steps to address the subprime mortgage crisis. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bern...
Federal Reserve responses to the subprime crisis - Wikipedia
Federal Reserve Reform Act of 1977
The Federal Reserve Reform Act of 1977 enacted a number of reforms to the Federal Reserve, making it more accountable for its actions on monetary and fiscal policy and tasking it with the goal to "pro...
Paul Warburg
Paul Moritz Warburg (August 10, 1868 – January 24, 1932) was a German-born American banker, and an early advocate of the U.S. Federal Reserve System.
Warburg was born in Hamburg, Germany, to the W...
Paul Warburg - Wikipedia
Aldrich–Vreeland Act
The Aldrich–Vreeland Act was passed in response to the Panic of 1907 and established the National Monetary Commission, which recommended the Federal Reserve Act of 1913.On May 27, 1908, the bill passe...
Walter Wyatt
Walter Wyatt (July 20, 1893 – February 26, 1978) was an American lawyer, who served as the twelfth Reporter of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States.Born in Savannah, Georgia, Wyat...
Bank of North America
The President, Directors, and Company, of the Bank of North America, commonly known as the Bank of North America, was a private business chartered on May 26, 1781, by the Confederation Congress and op...
Too big to fail
The "too big to fail" theory asserts that certain corporations, particularly financial institutions, are so large and so interconnected that their failure would be disastrous to the greater economic s...
Too big to fail - Wikipedia
Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island is an island off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia, in Glynn County; it is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The city of Brunswick, Georgia, the Marshes...
Jekyll Island - Wikipedia
Bank War
The Bank War refers to the political struggle that developed over the issue of rechartering the Second Bank of the United States (BUS) during the Andrew Jackson administration (1829–1837).Anti-Bank Ja...
Bank War - Wikipedia
Subprime mortgage crisis
The U.S. subprime mortgage crisis was a nationwide banking emergency that coincided with the U.S. recession of December 2007 – June 2009. It was triggered by a large decline in home prices, leading to...
Subprime mortgage crisis - Wikipedia
Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of...
Federal Reserve System - Wikipedia
Allan Meltzer
Allan H. Meltzer (born February 6, 1928) is an American economist and professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born ...
Jekyll Island Club
The Jekyll Island Club was a private club on Jekyll Island, on Georgia's Atlantic coast. It was founded in 1886 when members of an incorporated hunting and recreational club purchased the island for $...
Jekyll Island Club - Wikipedia
History of Federal Open Market Committee actions
This is a list of historical rate actions by the United States Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The FOMC controls the supply of credit to banks and the sale of treasury securities. The Federal Op...
Second Bank of the United States
The Second Bank of the United States, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was the second federally authorized Hamiltonian National Bank in the United States during its 20-year charter from February...
Second Bank of the United States - Wikipedia
First Bank of the United States
The President, Directors and Company, of the Bank of the United States, commonly known as the First Bank of the United States, was a national bank, chartered for a term of twenty years, by the United ...
First Bank of the United States - Wikipedia