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"The Federal Reserve often referred to as "the Fed" is the central bank of the United States." -- Menu selection "About the Fed."
The Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States, performs five general functions to promote the effective operation of the U.S. economy: conducts the nation's monetary policy; promotes the stability of the financial system; promotes the safety and soundness of individual financial institutions; fosters payment and settlement system safety and efficiency; and promotes consumer protection and community development. This official website presents monetary policy, economic research and data, banking information and regulation, and education programs for communities and individuals.
Description based on: archived web page captured January 26, 2017; title from title screen (viewed Feb. 28, 2017).