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 14 - The Federal Reserve Board has announced the annual indexing of the amounts used in determining reserve requirements of depository institutions and deposit reporting panels effective in 2014.... >>more
Nov 14 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has published standards governing the use of independent consultants in enforcement actions involving significant violations of law, fraud or... >>more
Nov. 12 - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released the economic scenarios that will be used by certain financial institutions with total consolidated assets of more than $10 billion for... >>more
Nov 8 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently took the first step toward considering consumer protection rules for the debt collection market. Through its Advance Notice of Proposed... >>more
Nov 8 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced a proposed consent order in its enforcement action against Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC, for allegedly steering consumers into costlier... >>more