Crash of 1987
The Dow dropped 22.6 percent on Black Monday, October 19, 1987
This wide-ranging legislation was signed by President Obama in 2010
Emergency Banking Act
The 1933 law was aimed at restoring public confidence in the nation’s financial system
Failure of Continental Illinois
The 1984 failure and rescue of this bank gave rise to the term "too big to fail"
The 1991 Act was intended to address problems in the banking and thrift industries
Fed Credit Programs
The Fed introduced various credit programs to deal with the 2007-09 financial crisis.
Fed Reform Act
This 1977 law was instrumental in shaping the current Fed
Fed’s Formative Years
The Fed came into its own in the two decades following the signing of the Federal Reserve Act
Garn-St Germain Act
The 1982 Act aimed to ease pressures on depository institutions as the Fed acted to curb inflation