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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Nov 20 - The Federal Reserve Board and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have announced they are increasing the dollar thresholds in Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) and Regulation M (Consumer... >>more
Oct 20 - The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee have released the minutes of the committee meeting held on Oct. 29-30, 2013, and of the conference call held on Oct. 16, 2013.... >>more
Nov 20 - The FDIC as receiver for six failed banks has announced a $515.4 million settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates of the receiverships' federal and state securities law claims... >>more
Nov 20 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a rule requiring easier-to-use mortgage disclosure forms that clearly lay out the terms of a mortgage for a homebuyer. The new “Know... >>more
Nov 20 - The FDIC has conducted a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking on a variety of topics affecting community banks in the United States. The agenda included an update on the... >>more