Question - What are the 12 branches of the Federal Reserve?

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The Twelve Federal Reserve Districts Boston. New York. Philadelphia. Cleveland. Richmond. Atlanta. Chicago. St. Louis. There are 12 Federal Reserve Banks, each of which is responsible for member banks located in its district. They are located in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Richmond, Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Dallas, and San Francisco. List of Federal Reserve branches Boston. New York. Federal Reserve Bank of New York Buffalo Branch (closed) Philadelphia. Cleveland. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Cincinnati Branch. Richmond. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Baltimore Branch. Atlanta. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Birmingham Branch. Chicago. St Louis. The Federal Reserve System is not "owned" by anyone. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 by the Federal Reserve Act to serve as the nation's central bank. The Board of Governors in Washington, D. C., is an agency of the federal government and reports to and is directly accountable to the Congress.

https://www.frbsf.org/education/publications/doctor-econ/2006/may/federal-reserve-funding/

After paying its expenses, the Federal Reserve turns the rest of its earnings over to the U. S. Treasury. Federal Reserve System income is derived primarily from interest earned on U. S. government securities that the Federal Reserve has acquired through open market operations.

https://www.kansascityfed.org/aboutus/faqs

Federal Reserve Banks are not authorized to open accounts for individuals. Only depository institutions and certain other financial entities may open an account at a Federal Reserve Bank.

https://www.usagold.com/cpmforum/who-owns-and-controls-the-federal-reserve/

The Federal Reserve System is controlled not by the New York Fed, but by the Board of Governors (the Board) and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The Board is a seven member panel appointed by the President and approved by the Senate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_funds_rate

In the United States, the federal funds rate is the interest rate at which depository institutions (banks and credit unions) lend reserve balances to other depository institutions overnight on an uncollateralized basis.

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/Federal-Reserve-System-The-Fed.html

Federal Reserve System (The Fed) US central-banking system comprising of 12 regional central banks (called the Federal Reserve Banks) owned by private banks. The Fed publishes 'Federal Reserve bulletin, ' an authoritative source of data on banking, economy, and money.

https://www.kansascityfed.org/aboutus/federalreservesystem

The responsibilities of the Federal Reserve include influencing the supply of money and credit; regulating and supervising financial institutions; serving as a banking and fiscal agent for the United States government; and supplying payments services to the public through depository institutions like banks, credit

https://www.stlouisfed.org/open-vault/2017/november/does-federal-reserve-print-money

In terms of the actual, physical printing, no, the Fed doesn't actually print or produce money in any form. Coins come from the U. S. Mint, and paper currency comes from the U. S. Treasury's Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The Fed distributes currency after it's printed.

https://www.quora.com/Is-the-Federal-Reserve-necessary

Originally Answered: Why is the Federal Reserve still allowed to exist? The Federal Reserve is still allowed to exists because Congress no longer has control of the government so the only way it can pay its budget deficit each year is by creating the federal reserve notes with which to pay them.

https://www.frbatlanta.org/-/media/documents/education/classroom-economist/structure-and-functions/L

Do the 24 branches have boards? How are they appointed? (Yes. The majority of the branch boards of directors are chosen by the parent Federal Reserve Bank, with the rest chosen by the Board of Governors. )

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Reserve_Bank

A Federal Reserve Bank is a regional bank of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States. There are twelve in total, one for each of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts that were created by the Federal Reserve Act of 1913.

https://www.thebalance.com/the-federal-reserve-system-and-its-function-3306001

The Federal Reserve is the U. S. central bank. It is independent of governing bodies such as Congress, Senate, and the Executive Office. Board of Governors – controls monetary policy and sets the reserve requirements and discount rates of banks. FOMC – sets the fed funds rates and oversees other open market operations.

https://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/structure-federal-reserve-system.htm

The Three Key Federal Reserve Entities The Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Board of Governors), the Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks), and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) make decisions that help promote the health of the U. S. economy and the stability of the U. S. financial system.