Federal Reserve System
noun Date: 1919 the central banking system of the United States consisting of 12 districts with a Federal Reserve bank in the principal commercial city of each district

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  • Federal Reserve System — n. A network of twelve central banks established by the Federal Reserve Act in 1913 to oversee a national system of banking, including monitoring the money supply by holding cash reserves and issuing currency for circulation, overseeing the… …   Law dictionary

  • Federal Reserve System — ☆ Federal Reserve System n. a centralized banking system in the U.S. under a Board of Governors (formerly called the Federal Reserve Board) with supervisory powers over twelve Federal Reserve Banks, each a central bank for its district:… …   English World dictionary

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  • Federal Reserve System — a U.S. federal banking system that is under the control of a central board of governors (Federal Reserve Board) with a central bank (Federal Reserve Bank) in each of 12 districts and that has wide powers in controlling credit and the flow of… …   Universalium

  • Federal Reserve System — The central bank of the U.S., established in 1913, and governed by the Federal Reserve Board located in Washington, D.C. The system includes 12 Federal Reserve Banks and is authorized to regulate monetary policy in the U.S. as well as to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Federal Reserve System — noun the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state chartered commercial banks and some trust companies the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Federal Reserve System — US Notenbank; Fed; Federal Reserve; Zentralbank der Vereinigten Staaten * * * Federal Reserve System   [ fedərəl rɪ zəːv sɪstəm], Kurzbezeichnung Fed, Geld und Kreditsystem der USA, geschaffen durch den Federal Reserve Act vom 23. 12. 1913,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Federal Reserve System — Network of twelve central banks to which most national banks belong and to which state chartered banks may belong. Membership rules require investment of stock and minimum reserves. The Federal Reserve System was established in 1913 to give the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Federal Reserve System — Network of twelve central banks to which most national banks belong and to which state chartered banks may belong. Membership rules require investment of stock and minimum reserves. The Federal Reserve System was established in 1913 to give the… …   Black's law dictionary

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