Join us as we hear from Tom Barkin, President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, who will provide his perspective on the economy, recent Fed actions, and prospects for recovery.
As the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve sets monetary policy, supervises and regulates member financial institutions and provides an array of financial services. In the Fifth District, we contribute to the formulation of national monetary policy, gather and analyze regional economic data, and supervise and regulate financial institutions headquartered here. We also process currency, check and electronic payments for banks, and provide financial services to the U.S. Treasury. The Federal Reserve System comprises the Board of Governors in Washington D.C. and 12 Federal Reserve Districts located nationwide. The Fifth District, which is headquartered in Richmond, VA, serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and most of West Virginia. Branch offices are located in Baltimore, MD and Charlotte, NC.
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