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US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Extends Comment Period for Proposed Countercyclical Capital ...

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On January 29, 2016, the US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System extended the comment period to March 21, 2016, for the proposed policy statement describing the Federal Reserve Board's framework in setting the Countercyclical Capital ...

US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Office of the ...

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On January 15, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board, FDIC and OCC released an advisory indicating support for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's March 2014 guidance entitled “External audits of banks” for internationally active banks.

US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Approve the Establishment of a Representative Office by ...

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On January 19, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board approved an application by Union di Banche Italiene, S.p.A., a foreign bank headquartered in Italy, to establish a representative office in New York under section 10(a) of the International Banking Act of ...
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Why The Federal Reserve Always “Happens” To Be Wrong

ValueWalk - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But as alluded by the unguarded comment of Alan Blinder quoted above, incompetence is not the only problem with the Federal Reserve System. Although that would be bad enough. As much as anything, the Fed is a disinformation and propaganda machine ...

Federal Reserve Board's Faster Payments System Progress Report and What to Expect in 2016

The National Law Review - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In conjunction with the first anniversary of the launch of its faster payments system initiative, the Federal Reserve Board (Board) released its progress report on improvements to the payments system in the United States (Progress Report). The Progress ...
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'THE BEARS HAVE A PROBLEM': Here's your complete preview of a 4-day week for the US economy

Business Insider Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The volatility of financial markets and the continued decline in oil prices certainly pose a risk to the economy, but the strength of the labour market and continued gains for American consumers does not have the Federal Reserve worried about an ...
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How to approach negative rates

The Australian Financial Review - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Indeed, a number of prominent central banks, including the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve, have also underlined their view that negative rates could be their monetary easing tool of choice if required.

Opinion: How the Federal Reserve could prevent a currency war with China

MarketWatch - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
LONDON (MarketWatch) - One key element that is missing in the incomplete architecture of the developing multicurrency reserve system is a swap line between the U.S. and China. It is time that the world's two largest economies filled this lacuna by ...
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Negative rate talk 'premature,' economy fine: Dudley

CNBC - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Key components of the U.S. economy remain healthy, and recent speculation about the Federal Reserve adopting negative interest rates is "extraordinarily premature," a top Fed official said Friday, amid mounting concerns about slowing growth.
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Sir Michael Hintze: Regulatory 'madness' means more volatility

The Australian Financial Review - ‎10 hours ago‎
... Denmark, Switzerland and, most recently, Japan have begun an unprecedented economic experiment by pushing interest rates into negative territory in a bid to boost inflation, influence exchange rates and stimulate growth.

Ex-Fed pres: This bear market belongs to the Fed

CNBC - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
"[The Fed] waited too long to begin the tightening process," noted the former FOMC member and 36-year veteran of the Federal Reserve system. The central banker's critique echoed that of other economists, whom have argued that the trillions of cheap ...

Former Federal Reserve official appointed economics professor

Campus Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Additionally, he served on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the monetary policymaking arm of the Federal Reserve System. And, notably, he led the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for the past six years. Kocherlakota announced in late ...
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Federal Reserve Economic Stimulus Plan Goes Negative!

Gold Seek - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
So, for right now, the Fed is just testing the systems to see if it will fly. It has ordered national banks (those banks that participate in the Federal Reserve System) to run stress tests to see what will happen to the banks if these negative interest ...

Philly Fed Appoints First VP, COO

StreetInsider.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Narron is currently a senior vice president and product manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where he leads the Federal Reserve System's Cash Product Office (CPO). The CPO provides standard software and processing tools for all cash ...
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Exchange News Direct - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
During the Great Financial Crisis, the Federal Reserve System worked together with the Treasury and other parts of the U.S.

Federal Reserve: Reserve Bank Operations And Payment Systems Director To Retire

Exchange News Direct - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Louise L. Roseman, director of the Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems, will retire later this year after more than 30 years of service to the Federal Reserve Board, including 17 as director. The division oversees the Reserve Banks' ...

Federal Reserve releases Progress Report on efforts to improve US payment system

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
On February 2, the Federal Reserve published a report titled, “Progress Report: Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System.” The report details “progress made and outlin[es] anticipated steps for moving forward with [the Federal Reserve's ...
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Pimco wary of negative interest rates

InvestorDaily - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Now it seems the [US Federal Reserve] may be warming to the idea, having gone beyond supportive innuendo to subtle preparation for potentially engaging in [negative interest rate policy]," he said.
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Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Markets have been anticipating the end of the US Federal Reserve's zero interest rate policy since 2014, but rates finally lifted in December.

Big debt tipping point destroys value

The West Australian - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
There has been debt deleveraging in the US and Europe, despite all the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank policies.
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