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  • [Archived] IN12081|Why Is the Federal Reserve Operating at a Loss? (CRS)

    1/23/23
  • 2023 Debt Limit: Congressional Consideration of Debt Limit Legislation (CRS)

    03/30/23
  • Accredited Investor Definition and Private Securities Markets (CRS)

    2/3/23
  • Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning in Consumer Lending (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Bank Capital Requirements: A Primer and Policy Issues (CRS)

    03/09/23
  • Bank Failures and the FDIC (CRS)

    03/23/23
  • Bank Failures: The FDIC’s Systemic Risk Exception (CRS)

    04/11/2023
  • Bank Term Funding Program (BTFP) and Other Federal Reserve Support to Banking System in Turmoil (CRS)

    03/31/23
  • Banking, Data Privacy, and Cybersecurity Regulation (CRS)

    2/24/23
  • Budget Enforcement Rules: Emergency Designations (CRS)

    6/15/23
  • Capital Markets: Overview and Selected Policy Issues in the 118th Congress (CRS)

    03/09/23
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies (CRS)

    4/20/23
  • CFPB Proposes New Credit Card Late Fee Regulation (CRS)

    04/18/2023
  • Coins and Medals Celebrating the Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (CRS)

    3/20/2023
  • College and University Endowments: Payout Rates and Spending on Student Financial Aid (CRS)

    3/22/23
  • Congressional Involvement in the Design of Circulating Coins (CRS)

    1/4/23
  • Consumer Finance and Financial Technology (Fintech) (CRS)

    3/15/2023
  • CRS Series: Introduction to Financial Services-118th Congress (CRS)

    3/8/2023
  • Crypto and Banking: Policy Issues (CRS)

    2/6/23
  • Cryptocurrency: Selected Policy Issues (CRS)

    02/15/23
  • Debt Limit Policy Questions: What Are the Potential Economic Effects of a Binding Federal Debt Limit? (CRS)

    05/25/23
  • Deposit Insurance and the Failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank (CRS)

    3/27/2023
  • Federal Credit Assistance and Grant Programs for Rural Businesses: In Brief (CRS)

    2/27/2023
  • Federal Reserve: Policy Issues in the 118th Congress (CRS)

    1/6/23
  • Federal Statutory Bankruptcy Alternatives: A Roadmap (CRS)

    03/02/23
  • Fifth Circuit: CFPB’s Funding Authority is Unconstitutional (CRS)

    03/09/23
  • Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt (CRS)

    05/09/2023
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Accounting and Auditing Regulatory Structure, U.S. and International (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Banking (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Capital Markets (CRS)

    4/12/2023
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Consumer Finance (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Derivatives (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Issues (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Financial Cybersecurity (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Insurance (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: Systemic Risk (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: The Federal Reserve (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: The Housing Finance System (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: The Regulatory Framework (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Introduction to Financial Services: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (CRS)

    1/5/23
  • Lenders of Next-to-Last and Last Resort: In Competition? (CRS)

    5/8/2023
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB): An Overview (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Overview of the Treasury Department’s Federal Payment Levy and Treasury Offset Programs (CRS)

    4/7/2023
  • Payment for Order Flow: The SEC Proposes Reforms (CRS)

    2/22/23
  • Quarter and Half Dollar Coins: History and Current Status (CRS)

    1/4/23
  • Recent Mortgage Pricing Directive for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (CRS)

    05/02/23
  • Redesigning Circulating Quarters, Half Dollars, and Dollar Coins: Current and Future Designs (CRS)

    1/4/23
  • Remittances: Background and Issues for the 118th Congress (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Resources for Financial Market Data (CRS)

    1/10/23
  • SEC-Proposed Regulations to Reform Stock Trading (CRS)

    03/01/23
  • Short Selling: Background and Policy Issues (CRS)

    05/12/23
  • Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank Failures (CRS)

    3/21/2023
  • Silicon Valley Bank’s Failure and Potential Director/Officer Liability (CRS)

    4/7/2023
  • Stablecoin Policy Issues for the 118th Congress (CRS)

    7/12/23
  • Strong Dollar: Implications for U.S. Economy (CRS)

    2/6/23
  • Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts: Overview and Policy Considerations (CRS)

    03/31/23
  • The 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax: Overview, Data, and Policy Options (CRS)

    6/30/23
  • The Role of Bridge Banks in FDIC Receiverships (CRS)

    3/20/2023
  • The Role of Cryptocurrency in the Failures of Silvergate, Silicon Valley, and Signature Banks (CRS)

    04/25/2023
  • The Silicon Valley Bank Failure’s Capital Markets Implications (CRS)

    4/7/2023
  • Third Circuit Dismisses Johnson & Johnson Bankruptcy and Novel Mass-Tort Approach (CRS)

    2/3/23
  • U.S. Dollar Coins: History and Current Status (CRS)

    1/6/23
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