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Federal Reserve Banks

There are twelve federal reserve banks, each of which plays a part in the setting of monetary policy of the United States. These are the official sites of the Federal Reserve Banks, as well as additional resources that will help you understand their function.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The official Federal Reserve site gives information on the twelve districts in the Federal Reserve system, monetary policy, FAQ, press releases, and much more.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
A very trendy and clean design, the Atlanta Bank includes working papers, Federal Reserve Catalogs, email notification of web postings and more.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
The official site of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Excellent design and content.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
A database of commercial holding and bank companies, information on the discount window, education resources, and a virtual tour of the Fed.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
An excellent resource for economic research. Offers downloadable snapshots of economic trends for the past five to seven years.

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
My favorite of the Federal Reserve Bank sites, the Dallas branch includes transcripts of speeches [such as "Understanding Inflation: Lessons from My Central Banking Career"], hot stats on economic indicators, regional economic information, presentations, and a ton more.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
National economic data, tours of the Kansas City, Denver, Oklahoma City, and Omaha offices, consumer affairs, and more.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
This Federal Reserve Bank site offers a free inflation calculator, interest rate charts, and the economic outlook for the district's states.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The site posts rates for the Euro, Pound, Yen, 1, 3 and 6 month CD's, and Fed Funds.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The official site of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank is straight-forward and offers downloadable publications in Adobe PDF format.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Publications, Economic Research and Data, Financial Services, and much more are all offered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond site.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
"The 12th Federal Reserve District includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington--and American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Branches located in L.A., Portland, Salt Lake City, & Seattle. The largest District, it covers 35% of the nation's landmass, ranks 1st in the size of its economy, and is home to aprox. 20% of the nation's population."

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Lots of banking and economic news and debates, email alerts, and postings of job opportunities.

Federal Reserve Banks and Districts
A list of the twelve Federal Reserve Banks and districts from the official Federal Reserve Board site.

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