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 1 - Four federal financial institutions regulatory agencies and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors have issued guidance to financial institutions regarding home equity lines of... >>more
June 30 - The Federal Reserve announced a $508 million penalty against BNP Paribas, S.A., Paris -- the largest penalty ever assessed by the agency -- for violations of U.S. sanctions laws. The... >>more
June 30 - The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have announced the availability of the... >>more