The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
The below interactive chart shows System Open Market Account (SOMA) holdings between 1914 and 2012. You may zoom in and out of the data by selecting the pre-defined ranges on the top left, selecting a custom range on the top right, or dragging the zoom range selection at the bottom. Hover over the chart to see values for each index.