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Bitcoin: Technical Background and Data Analysis By Federal Reserve Board, Matthew Chen, Anton Badev
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Broadly speaking, Bitcoin is a scheme designed to facilitate the transfer of value be- tween parties. Unlike traditional payment systems, which transfer funds denominated in sovereign currencies,... More > Bitcoin has its own metric for value called bitcoin (with lowercase letter \b", and abbreviated as BTC1). Bitcoin is a complex scheme, and its implementa- tion involves a combination of cryptography, distributed algorithms, and incentive driven behaviour. Moreover, recent developments suggest that Bitcoin operations may involve risks whose nature and proportion are little, if at all, understood. In light of these con- siderations, the purpose of this paper is to provide the necessary technical background to understand basic Bitcoin operations and document a set of empirical regularities related to Bitcoin usage. We present the micro-structure of the Bitcoin transaction process and highlight the use of cryptography for the purposes of transaction security and distributed maintenance of a ledger.< Less
Roles and Responsibilities of Federal Reserve Directors By Board of Directors Federal Reserve System
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As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve or System) conducts the nation’s monetary policy and helps to maintain a stable financial system. Three key... More > components of the Federal Reserve System—the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Board of Governors), the Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks), and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)—interact to accomplish these goals. Each of the 12 Reserve Banks is subject to the supervision of a nine-member board of directors (board) (see “Figure 1. The Federal Reserve Bank director selection process”). Six of the directors are elected by the member banks of the respective Federal Reserve District (District), and three of the directors are appointed by the Board of Governors. Most Reserve Banks have at least one Branch (Branch), and each Branch has its own board of directors.< Less
The Federal Reserve System: Its Purposes And Functions By Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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This is the ninth edition of The Federal Reserve System: Purposes and Functions. It has been revised by staff members of the Federal Reserve Board to reflect the changes that have taken place in the... More > monetary, regulatory, and other policy areas since publication of the eighth edition in 1994. It incorporates major changes in the law and in the structure of the financial system that have occurred over the past decade.< Less
Financial Accounting Manual for Federal Reserve Banks By Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Summary of Revisions Chapter 1 Paragraph 3.93 Allowance for Doubtful Reimbursement – expanded the account description to record allowance for non-Treasury agencies and others. Paragraph 4.21... More > Deferred Charges – clarified the policy to capitalize externally purchased software licenses that individually exceed $25,000. Paragraph 11.64 Accruals of Expenses for Employee Termination Programs (Involuntary/Voluntary) – clarified the accrual policy for expenses related to employee termination programs. Chapter 3 Paragraph 30.01 General – relocated the policy related to full acquisition cost to cover all fixed assets except software. Paragraph 30.47Methods of Capitalization - Furniture and Equipment – added a threshold of $100,000 to record bulk purchases of equipment and changed the RBOPS approval requirement to a RBOPS notification. Paragraph 30.75 Depreciation – modified the policy to begin recording depreciation the month following a building is occupied to make the depreciation policy consistent for all fixed...< Less
The Federal Reserve System: Purposes & Functions (Tenth Edition, October 2016) By Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It performs five general functions to promote the effective operation of the U.S. economy and, more generally, the public... More > interest. The Federal Reserve •conducts the nation’s monetary policy to promote maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates in the U.S. economy; •promotes the stability of the financial system and seeks to minimize and contain systemic risks through active monitoring and engagement in the U.S. and abroad; •promotes the safety and soundness of individual financial institutions and monitors their impact on the financial system as a whole;< Less
Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test 2015: Supervisory Stress TestMethodology and Results By Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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One of the principal functions of the Federal Reserve is to regulate and supervise financial institutions, including bank holding companies (BHCs), savings and loan holding companies, state member... More > banks, and systemically important nonbank financial institutions. Through its supervision, the Federal Reserve promotes a safe, sound, and stable banking and financial system that supports the growth and stability of the U.S. economy.1 To fulfill its supervisory objectives and to reorient its supervisory program in response to the lessons learned from the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve has created new frameworks and programs for the supervision of the largest and most complex financial institutions. One of the key cross-firm programs is an annual assessment by the Federal Reserve of whether BHCs with $50 billion or more in total consolidated assets have effective capital adequacy processes and sufficient capital to absorb losses during stressful conditions, while meeting obligations to creditors...< Less
F.I.A.T. (Hard Cover) By Phil Leary
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Contained herein is what is neither taught in school nor broadcast by the supPress about the creation and control of money, Constitutional and Statutory Law regarding taxation, the misinterpretation... More > and unlawful application of the 16th Amendment and the IRS; who, what, when, where, why and how the un-Federal Reserve Board is, sundry misdemeanors, high crimes and treason of the united states government and its elected (and unelected or ‘selected’) officials: the great Lawmakers and Lawbreakers of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of “THE REPUBLIC” (not “Democracy”) of the United States of America, and which republican form of governance is provided for and guaranteed by this nation’s founding and controlling document: “The Constitution of The United States of America”, which is “The Supreme Law of the Land” (cf. Article VI, Cl. 2). This is critical information that every citizen needs to know, and ignorance of which, has quite cost America its Freedom.< Less
F.I.A.T. By Phil Leary
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Contained herein is what is neither taught in school nor broadcast by the supPress about the creation and control of money, Constitutional and Statutory Law regarding taxation, the misinterpretation... More > and unlawful application of the 16th Amendment and the IRS; who, what, when, where, why and how the un-Federal Reserve Board is, sundry misdemeanors, high crimes and treason of the united states government and its elected (and unelected or ‘selected’) officials: the great Lawmakers and Lawbreakers of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of “THE REPUBLIC” (not “Democracy”) of the United States of America, and which republican form of governance is provided for and guaranteed by this nation’s founding and controlling document: “The Constitution of The United States of America”, which is “The Supreme Law of the Land” (cf. Article VI, Cl. 2). This is critical information that every citizen needs to know, and ignorance of which, has quite cost America its Freedom.< Less
Sky Woman Lives In Me By Roberta Capasso
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Author Roberta Capasso explores the way generations of Native American children were forcibly taken from their families and subjected to the federal government’s Indian boarding school... More > experiment in order to assimilate them. As a direct descendant of a woman victimized by this experiment, the author tells with raw emotion and diligent archival research the story of the historical and emotional bonds between her deceased relatives and herself. Like a detective cracking a murder mystery, discrepancies between the Carlisle Indian School’s accounts and a great-grandmother’s real life story are exposed, with fascinating and fortuitous twists and turns along the way. This story of her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth and her great-grandmother Sophia must be told to everyone. Becoming a voice for Oneida Turtle Clan as a descendant of Sky Woman, in the Oneida Creation Story, the author hopes to spread truth and knowledge to all cultures in a captivating narrative of a tragic period in United States History< Less
Sky Woman Lives in Me By Roberta Capasso
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Author Roberta Capasso explores the way generations of Native American children were forcibly taken from their families and subjected to the federal government’s Indian boarding school... More > experiment in order to assimilate them. As a direct descendant of a woman victimized by this experiment, the author tells with raw emotion and diligent archival research the story of the historical and emotional bonds between her deceased relatives and herself. Like a detective cracking a murder mystery, discrepancies between the Carlisle Indian School’s accounts and a great-grandmother’s real life story are exposed, with fascinating and fortuitous twists and turns along the way. This story of her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth and her great-grandmother Sophia must be told to everyone. Becoming a voice for Oneida Turtle Clan as a descendant of Sky Woman, in the Oneida Creation Story, the author hopes to spread truth and knowledge to all cultures in a captivating narrative of a tragic period in United States History.< Less