The Beige Book is published eight times per year by the Federal Reserve Bank. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its district through reports from bank and branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts and other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by dstrict and sector. An overall summary of the 12 district reports is prepared by a designated Federal Reserve Bank on a rotating basis.
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July 31 - Freddie Mac has released the results of its second quarter 2014 quarterly refinance analysis, showing that borrowers will save in aggregate more than $1 billion in interest payments over... >>more
July 30 - The results reported in the preliminary unaudited second quarter 2014 combined operating highlights for the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) indicate that the 12 regional cooperatives are... >>more
July 29 - "Alternatives to Consultants: Meeting Regulatory Expectations with Internal Resources," which appears in the Summer 2014 issue of Supervisory Insights, highlights tools and... >>more
July 24 - The newly released 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study Detailed Report provides new information on the payments landscape including updated results on the intensity of card use by... >>more
July 23 - The Federal Trade Commission has taken action against six mortgage relief operations charging that defendants preyed on distressed homeowners by misrepresenting that they typically could... >>more