logo_frbThe Federal Reserve Bank plays a critical, but low-profile role in maintaining the stability of our national economy. Today's' report offers a peek into the Fed's internal functions.

BernakeNormally, the adjustments the Federal Reserve makes are modest, and timed to have gradual effects. But that was not the case in 2008, Osmer explains, when unprecedented actions were taken to ward off the threat of a new nationwide depression.

A deeper look inside The Fed is on tap tonight at 6:30, when the Science Buzz Cafe convenes at Coffee Catz in Sebastopol. See their full schedule of summer events here.






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