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 18 - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard discussed “Fed Goals and the Policy Stance” at a Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce event on Thursday.
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July 16 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing a new policy that would enable consumers to publicly voice their complaints about consumer financial products and services. When... >>more
July 16 - The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has announced that a task force of ATMIA members will meet on Tuesday, July 22, with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. ... >>more
July 15 -Justice Department, along with federal and state partners, announced a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup Inc. to resolve federal and state civil claims related to Citigroup’s... >>more
July 15 - The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in its “Blueprint for Access” detailed, “the average credit score for loans sold to the GSEs is 752. Currently there... >>more