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 14 - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released results from its June 2014 Survey of Consumer Expectations, which provides insight into Americans’ views on inflation, prices, the labor... >>more
July 14 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Syracuse, N.Y., at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel, Aug. 5-6, for directors of national community banks and... >>more
July 10 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken enforcement action against ACE Cash Express, one of the largest payday lenders in the United States, for pushing payday borrowers into a... >>more
July 10 - At a committee hearing to discuss legislation intended to reform the Federal Reserve, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, expressed serious... >>more
July 9 - The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council launched a Web page on cybersecurity (www.ffiec.gov/cybersecurity.htm).The Web page is a central repository for current and future... >>more