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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20551. Text over image of eagle and building The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. Text over image of Board seal.

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Financial Services Used by Small Businesses: Evidence from the 2003 Survey of Small Business Finances (178 KB PDF)
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2003 Survey of Small Business Finances

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