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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March 25 - Banks submitting capital plans in the latest Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review exercise may choose to play it safe, given past experience, the addition of new participants and... >>more
March 24 - Six agencies have issued a proposed rule that would implement minimum requirements for state registration and supervision of appraisal management companies (AMCs). An AMC is an entity that... >>more
March 24 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Farm Credit System's (FCS) long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and short-term IDR at 'AAA/F1+' respectively. The Rating Outlook is Stable.
March 24 - Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy Stain addresses the potential of crowdfunding at the Crowdfunding for Community Development Finance Conference, Washington, D.C.
His comments follow:
March 24 - Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy C. Stein speaks on "Incorporating Financial Stability Considerations Into a Monetary Policy Framework" at the International Research Forum on Monetary... >>more