The Federal Reserve Systemalso known as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fedis the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act in response to a series of financial panics that showed the need for central control of the monetary system if crises are to be avoided. Wikipedia*
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The Federal Reserve has 65 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1987, History of the Federal Reserve Board. The year with the most videos was 2009 with six videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,606 views per program. Most appearances with Ben S. Bernanke (22), Janet L. Yellen (12), Alan Greenspan (3). Most common tags: Federal Reserve, U.S. Economy, Banking & Financial Markets.