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About the Fed

Thoughts on Liftoff

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, speaking at the Sixth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit on July 11, discusses the timing of liftoff, or the raising of the federal funds rate.
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Annual Report Asks: Where Are the Jobs?

The Atlanta Fed's annual report, now available online, tells a vivid story of the 2013 labor market. Readers can interact with a variety of dynamic elements—including short, informative videos and interactive charts—to learn all about the labor market.
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Take a Trip to New Orleans—Virtually

Learn about New Orleans' historic role as a trade hub and the financial infrastructure that allowed it to flourish. A new online virtual tour of the Museum of Trade, Finance, and the Fed at the Atlanta Fed's New Orleans Branch gives visitors a unique experience.
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Featured Director

Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning


Thomas A. Fanning, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of the Southern Company, has served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors since 2012. On January 1, 2014, he began a one-year term as deputy chair of the board.

During a career spanning more than three decades, Fanning has held 15 different positions in eight different business units, including various officer positions with a variety of Southern Company subsidiaries.

Fanning earned bachelor's and master's degrees in industrial management and was awarded an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The Atlanta Fed in the Modern Era

A quarter century ago, the Atlanta Fed presented the first 75 years of its history. Discover our commemoration of the last 25 years of our history through images, essays, and videos chronicling the Bank’s evolution from 1989 to 2014.

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Careers

Make a difference with a job at the nation's central bank

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FederalReserveOnline

On the map: See the boundaries of Federal Reserve Districts and link to the Web sites of the Board of Governors and the 12 Reserve Banks

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FedFAQ

Got questions? FedFAQ has answers about the Federal Reserve, banking, consumer issues, economic indicators, and much more.

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Atlanta Monetary Museum

Field trip! See fascinating money artifacts and multimedia exhibits on the Fed's history and responsibilities; play an interactive banking game; and see the bank's automated five-story vault and cash-processing area.

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