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The Federal Reserve advances supervision, community reinvestment, and research to improve understanding of the impacts of financial services policies and practices on consumers and communities.

The Federal Reserve advances supervision, community reinvestment, and research to improve understanding of the impacts of financial services policies and practices on consumers and communities.


This wide-ranging legislation was signed by President Obama in 2010
Dodd-Frank Act

This wide-ranging legislation was signed by President Obama in 2010

The deep, protracted downturn in 2007-09 was followed by an unusually slow recovery
Great Recession and After

The deep, protracted downturn in 2007-09 was followed by an unusually slow recovery

This period of relative macroeconomic stability lasted from the mid-1980s to 2007
Great Moderation

This period of relative macroeconomic stability lasted from the mid-1980s to 2007

President Jimmy Carter signed the Community Reinvestment Act on October 12, 1977.
Community Reinvestment Act

President Jimmy Carter signed the Community Reinvestment Act on October 12, 1977.

The defining macroeconomic period of the second half of the 20th century lasted from 1965 to 1982
Great Inflation

The defining macroeconomic period of the second half of the 20th century lasted from 1965 to 1982

President Truman signed the Act in 1946 in the aftermath of WWII
Employment Act

President Truman signed the Act in 1946 in the aftermath of WWII