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Kroll Bond Rating Agency Publishes Research: Should the Federal Reserve System Pay Interest on Bank Reserves ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
KBRA believes that the 2008 decision by Congress to authorize the Federal Reserve System to pay interest on reserves was entirely correct, albeit a century late.
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The right kind of reform

The Economist - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Federal Reserve system, created in 1913, owes a lot to the efforts of Carter Glass, who gave his name to the more famous Glass-Steagall Act, which separated investment banking from the duller retail kind.
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Why It's a Big Deal Hillary Clinton Plans to Shake Up the Fed - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Hillary Clinton is taking on the United States Federal Reserve System, but in a wonky, bottom's-up way that shows her understanding of a complex and widely misunderstood organization.
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Here's Why Hillary Clinton's Federal Reserve Plan Is A Big Deal

Huffington Post - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Listen to Lowenstein's comments in the podcast embedded above. The discussion begins at the 37:00 mark. Nobody in his or her right mind would design the Federal Reserve system from scratch as a way to manage the economy. And Lowenstein shows that ...

Get rid of the Federal Reserve

Sierra Vista Herald - ‎May 23, 2016‎
It is time for the U.S. to look at getting rid of the Federal Reserve and going back to the gold/silver standard because the "Federal Reserve system is clearly deader than a skunk on a highway, and "the stench of the corpse" is shutting businesses down ...

Cyberattack hits Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's public website

The Boston Globe - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Boston Fed was one of several institutions in the Federal Reserve system that were targeted. Missouri media reported attempts to shutdown the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis's website on Tuesday.
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U.S. Economic Collapse: Huge Problem in U.S. Economy No One Is Talking About

Profit Confidential - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System released its charge-off and delinquency rates data on loans and leases at commercial banks for the first quarter of 2016.
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China Said to Plan Asking U.S. on Timing of Fed Rate Hike

Bloomberg - ‎12 hours ago‎
"The Federal Reserve is sensitive to the effects of its polices on the international financial system. A key goal of the Federal Reserve is to maintain financial stability both domestically and internationally," the fact sheets said, as posted on the U ...

Schaffrik: Euro-area Finance Ministers Committed to Greece

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
He also told Bloomberg First Word Europe's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny that Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Janet Yellen is unlikely to deviate far from her measured tone in an upcoming speech. This is a Bloomberg ...

US Federal Reserve unlikely to hike interest rates soon: Manishi Raychaudhuri, BNP Paribas

Economic Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The US Federal Reserve is unlikely to increase interest rates any time soon, and any subsequent rate hike will depend on economic data points said Manishi Raychaudhuri , managing director and Asia Pacific Equity Strategist, BNP Paribas.
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Trillions in Debt—But for Now, No Reason to Worry

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
U.S. households owed $12.25 trillion at the end of the first quarter, up 1.1% from the end of 2015, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit, released Tuesday. If the first quarter repeats itself ...
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Red Alert: China Amps Up Currency War With The Fed And The World

Forbes - ‎8 hours ago‎
Overnight, China weakened its yuan fixing by 0.34% to 6.5693 to the dollar, the lowest level since March 2011. The People's Bank of China also lowered the offshore yuan fixing by 0.04% to 6.5689 in Hong Kong.

Penny Proof for Deposits: Federal Banking Regulators Issue Interagency Guidance Regarding Deposit Reconciliation ...

Lexology (registration) - ‎7 hours ago‎
On May 18, 2016, five federal banking agencies—the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“Board”), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), the National Credit Union ...

Going forward - Balance between convenience and security

The Daily Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Given our recent interactions with the US Federal Reserve System following the February Heist, BB can seek ways to collaborate with the Fed, and they can proceed in taking proactive measures to meet the challenges brought about by electronic business.

Corrupt Congressmen Demand Diversity from Federal Reserve

FrontPage Magazine - ‎May 13, 2016‎
And who would know that better than Cherokee Senator Elizabeth Warren who has a letter out complaining that there are too many white men on the board of the Federal Reserve. The letter is co-signed by the usual clown show of the Congressional Black ...

Wow. Congress wants to prohibit the Fed from bailing out bankrupt states.

ValueWalk - ‎3 hours ago‎
But unlike state governments, the US federal government has an ace in the hole: the Federal Reserve. Right now the Fed is one of the largest holders of US debt; whenever the US government goes into debt, the Fed essentially bails them out by printing ...
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The case against negative interest rates

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
The US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are being tempted. “Negative ... The government would borrow the money directly from the central bank and use it to build houses, renew transport systems, invest in energy-saving technologies, and so forth.

'Audit The Fed' Bill Edging Toward House Vote

The Libertarian Republic - ‎May 17, 2016‎
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform members will mark up legislation Tuesday to give the Government Accounting Office (GAO) vastly expanded authority to conduct deep audits of the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve ...
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Maybe we wouldn't be in this mess if we had bankers at central banks, not academics and politicians

South China Morning Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Taking just three of the most senior of them in the usual group photograph at these hot-air events, Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, has never worked outside of university and the Federal Reserve system, while Mario Draghi, head of the ...
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Why Wells Ignores Regulatory Advice On Corporate Lending - ‎12 hours ago‎
Three bodies - the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - issued joint guidance in 2013 that recommended FIs not provide loans to ...