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 and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
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.