The Dow dropped 22.6 percent on Black Monday, October 19, 1987
The 1984 failure and rescue of this bank gave rise to the term "too big to fail"
The 1982 Act aimed to ease pressures on depository institutions as the Fed acted to curb inflation
This period of relative macroeconomic stability lasted from the mid-1980s to 2007
The 1980 Act was one of the most important laws to affect the Fed in its 100-year history
The 1980s was a period of distress for the financial sector, especially savings and loans
This 1977 law was instrumental in shaping the current Fed
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