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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Feb. 25 - The Federal Reserve Board has announced that results from the latest supervisory stress tests conducted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will be... >>more
Feb. 25 - Governor Daniel K. Tarullo speaks on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability at the 30th Annual National Association for Business Economics Economic Policy Conference, Arlington,... >>more
Feb. 21 - The Federal Reserve plans to conduct a series of seven-day term deposit operations in March under the Term Deposit Facility (TDF) as part of the ongoing program of small-value offerings... >>more
Feb. 21 - The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) is calling on federal banking regulators to exempt community banks from new reporting burdens designed for larger financial... >>more
Feb. 20 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has made the following statement on the 2012 Census of Agriculture preliminary results:
"The preliminary data released today provide a snapshot of... >>more