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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April 1 - The OCC has released a list of Community Reinvestment Act performance evaluations that became public during the period of March 1 through March 31. The list contains only national banks,... >>more
April 1 - Proving an important reminder for financial institutions, the FDIC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency entered into a joint cease and desist order with two technology service... >>more
March 31 - Merchants today are faced with a confusing and changing landscape of emerging payments options, often driven by consumer adoption of new devices and systems. In the 4th quarter of 2013,... >>more
March 31 - Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry opened a conference commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency by pointing to the important role... >>more
March 28 - The National Retail Federation told the Senate that itís time for an overhaul of the nationís fraud-prone credit and debit card system, saying cards that use a... >>more