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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November 3 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has reported improving conditions among community national banks and federal savings associations (FSAs) supervised by the OCC's ... >>more
October 30 - Freddie Mac has released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher across the board this week and rebounding from the... >>more
October 28 - The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle (Seattle Bank) has presented its 2014 Community Spirit Award to HomeStreet Bank, headquartered in Seattle, Wash. This prestigious... >>more
October 28 - The board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (Bank) has approved $15 million in awarded grants under the Bank’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The... >>more
October 27 - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released the economic scenarios that will be used by certain financial institutions with total consolidated assets of more than $10 billion... >>more