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Explore the Federal Reserve's History

Jim Leach, R-Iowa, Phil Gramm, R-Texas and Thomas J. Bliley Jr., R-Va., during a press conference on their compromise bill.

Gramm‑Leach‑Bliley Act

The 1999 Act promoted financial integration by repealing parts of the Glass-Steagall Act while giving the Fed new supervisory powers

Understand key economic events that impacted U.S. History.

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Laurence H. Meyer

Laurence H. Meyer

Meyer oversaw the Board of Governor’s regulatory implementation of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

Learn about the people who helped shape the Federal Reserve.


The Fed's Functions

Federal Reserve Building

Did you know that the Fed's responsibilities include conducting monetary policy, supervising and regulating and providing services to financial institutions?

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Essays By Topic

Below are the essays by topic on the Federal Reserve History website.

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