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The Democrats' Misguided Plan to Reform the Fed System

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the bill creating the Federal Reserve System. The following year, a provisional committee -- consisting of the secretary of the Treasury, secretary of agriculture, and the comptroller of the currency -- decided ...
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Federal Reserve Watch: Helpless Or Hapless?

Seeking Alpha - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve System, once again, did not make a move at its latest meeting ending on Wednesday.

US Federal Reserve Board Begins the Process of Regulating Insurance Companies

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Nearly six years after the adoption of Dodd-Frank's Title I, which provides for the regulation by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) of non-bank financial companies - such as insurance companies, finance companies and asset ...

Is Fintech Changing Banking Supervision?

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (blog) - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
FISC has engaged Federal Reserve System colleagues, including researchers and statisticians, to ensure the Fed has a solid understanding of fintech innovation and emerging companies.
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Markets Live: Resources lifts ASX

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The ASX edged towards the 5600 mark, and closer to a one year high, lifted by mining stocks, including BHP and Rio, and gold stocks, as markets shrugged off a more hawkish US Federal Reserve that left the door open to a rate hike in September.

Federal Reserve Officially Extends Volcker Rule Conformance Period With Respect To "Legacy Covered Funds" To ...

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("Federal Reserve"), consistent with its previously announced intention, extended the conformance period with respect to investments in and relationships with covered funds and foreign funds subject ...

Lessons from history on AI's impact on jobs

The Australian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
A recent graph by the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis starkly illustrates the job polarisation that's taken place over the past 30 years, and in particular, the increasing dominant role of high skill cognitive occupations.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Appoints Penn Community Bank CEO to Advisory Council

PR Web (press release) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has appointed Jeane M. Coyle, president and CEO of Penn Community Bank, to serve on its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC).
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Berkshire OLLI Hosting Talk On Federal Reserve's Response To Recession

WAMC - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
She retired in 2015 and does not speak on behalf of the Federal Reserve system. Krieger spoke with WAMC about what it was like inside the Federal Reserve during the recession.

Has the Federal Reserve Become Congress's Golden Goose?

The National Interest Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Instead, the decision was made to draw from a sort of rainy day fund—the account also used to pay dividends to Federal Reserve shareholders (member banks). Banks joining the Fed system are required to pay into the system, and they receive dividends ...
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Yen jumps before BoJ meeting, oil mixed

NEWS.com.au - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
US equity markets closed mixed while stocks in Europe traded slightly higher as gains in major healthcare and consumer goods stocks propped up European equities to offset persistent concerns over the region's banking system. The yen hit two-week highs ...

Australian dollar back to parity on Trump win: Saxo chief economist Steen Jakobsen

ABC Online - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The chief economist at Danish global banking giant Saxo is maintaining his prediction the Australian dollar will return to parity with the greenback, possibly within a year.

ASX ends flat after choppy day

The West Australian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Bullish sentiment, waned, however, on further reports the package would include 13 trillion yen of loan assistance, denting hopes for a heavy injection of central bank cash into the global monetary system. The Shanghai composite index tumbled 2.5 per ...
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The DNC hackers and their backers

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎9 hours ago‎
What few knew would later come to light: at 4:31 a.m. on the morning of the Reagan inauguration Jimmy Carter had $7.9 billion dollars wire-transferred through a series of banks, including the Federal Reserve, to the Bank of England. The funds to buy ...
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Belgian Prosecutors Charge Man Over Planned Terror Killing

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
Belgian prosecutors charged a man with attempting to commit a terrorist murder, hours after saying he'd been arrested for planning an attack “somewhere in Belgium.

Monetary Madness, The Welfare State And Central Banks

ValueWalk - ‎4 hours ago‎
They thought that democracy is a system where two wolves and one sheep decide what they will eat for dinner. Democracy ... Already mentioned progressive tax code in the US was introduced in 1913, in the same year as the Federal Reserve. This was the ...
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Bitcoin isn't money, US judge rules

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Teresa Mary Pooler said that Bitcoin coin was not "tangible wealth". Chris Ratcliffe. by Paul Davidson.

International markets roundup

Switzer Financial News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
HONG KONG - Asian stocks were mostly lower as Chinese equities deepened their losses, souring risk sentiment that had improved earlier after the Federal Reserve provided a positive assessment of the US economy. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.20 per ...
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US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans - Naples Herald

Naples Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have ...
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Brexit a danger to US financial stability: Treasury - Yahoo7

The West Australian - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
"Because the UK economy and especially the UK financial system are highly connected with the rest of Europe and the United States, severe adverse outcomes in the UK could pose a risk to US financial stability," the report said.
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