Atlanta Fed 2003 Annual Report
Tells Grassroots Story
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlantathe Sixth Federal Reserve Districthas been a part of the Southeasts economic and financial system since 1914. To reflect the organizations connection to the region, the banks 2003 annual report paints a picture of the Atlanta Fed with its foundations firmly planted in the states it serves. With the theme Grassroots, the report features the many roles the Atlanta Fed plays in the Sixth Federal Reserve District: among them, analyzing the economy of the Southeast, supervising certain types of financial institutions, and managing change in the payments arena. At the same time, the report examines the changing nature of the Southeastern economy itself.
The goal of the 2003 annual report, as Atlanta Fed president
Jack Guynn says in his introductory letter, is to demonstrate
that the inherent advantages in our regional structure
continue to support our ability to fulfill our core responsibilities.
Using images that illustrate both the theme and the geography
of the region, the annual report narrative focuses on the
way the Atlanta Fed carries out the Federal Reserves
three objectivesmonetary policy, bank supervision and regulation,
and payment services.
Through words and pictures the 2003 annual report emphasizes the value the Atlanta Fed places on the two-way flow of communication and the exchange of ideas among Atlanta Fed staff, bankers, and other stakeholders.
To order a copy of the 2003 annual report, visit the banks online WebScriber subscription service.