How the world’s biggest bank got its start

Sep 9, 2021 Web Design

A century ago, the first bank in the United States, the American Bankers Association, set up in 1885, was a big part of the economic fabric of the country.

Today, we’re all aware of the bank’s history, as well as its role in setting the course for the country’s financial system and how it has changed over the years.

We look at its role as an early financial institution and why it’s so important to understand how it evolved.

This story first appeared on Al Jazeera America on 12 November 2017 and is reproduced here under a Creative Commons license.

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