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The Federal Reserve and You, Version 2.0

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Chapter 6: Supervision and Regulation

In this chapter, discover more about how the Federal Reserve supervises and regulates thousands of financial institutions. Learn about the history of the Federal Reserve’s role in the supervision and regulation of the nation’s financial institutions. Find out how Congress passes laws that affect financial institutions and how the Federal Reserve, in cooperation with other regulatory agencies, writes rules to implement those laws.

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