Jekyll Island and the Creation of the Federal Reserve
A clandestine meeting on Jekyll Island 100 years ago was a pivotal step in the evolution of the Federal Reserve System. A short video from the conference celebrating the centenary of that historic meeting discusses the history of the Federal Reserve.
Comments on "Toward a Faster Recovery and Reduced Risk of Deflation"
In a video interview recorded Nov. 30, 2010, Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart comments on topics he explored in a Nov. 16 speech. He discusses the Federal Open Market Committee Nov. 3 policy decision to conduct large-scale purchases of Treasury notes to support economic recovery and serve as a precautionary tool to deal with the potential of deflation and other downside risks.
Gauging the Economy and Monetary Policy Transcript
Video highlights from his Sept. 3 speech feature Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Atlanta Fed, speaking on the current state of the economy. In one highlight, he says the current mix of signals is typical of an economy transitioning from public stimulus to private demand.
Gauging the Economy and Monetary Policy
In video highlights from a Sept. 3 speech at East Tennessee State University, Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Atlanta Fed, discusses the economy and reiterates his view that the recovery, though slow and choppy, will continue.
Banking Issues in the Southeast
In a series of videos originally published in the 2009 Annual Report, Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Atlanta Fed, addresses several aspects of the financial crisis that affected banks in the Southeast in 2009.
Making the Grade in Economic Education
The Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and St. Louis are assessing their financial and economic education programs. The video highlights some of the banks' most effective education efforts and reports on the assessment process.
The Current State of the Economy
Congressional Proposals for Auditing the Fed
Lockhart on the Economy and Fed Independence
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Atlanta Fed, speaks on the reasons behind the Fed's historical independence, the importance of that independence in monetary policymaking, and the significance of Reserve Banks' regional input into policy.