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Fed Beige Book: Economic activity has modestly increased

Businesses in multiple industry sectors in the Federal Reserve System's Sixth District, which includes Birmingham, are optimistic about the economy and expect moderate near-term growth.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Grand Central: Bubbles, Bubbles, Toil, and Trouble

The difficulties of revamping bank oversight in the wake of the worst financial crisis in generations were palpable at a conference on financial markets this week sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Yellen Talks About New Higher Capital Requirements For Banks

Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, gave the opening remarks at the 2014 Financial Markets Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve System

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 29

Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of Economic Condition - 1800 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Japan Trust Banks Association - 0615 GMT.

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Related Topix: World News, Slovenia, Banking, Financial Services, North America, Canada, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas, Netherlands,

Business Journal

View from the Fed: What's hot, what's not in Florida

That's the view of Christopher Oakley , vice president and regional executive for the Jacksonville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Scoop

NZ dollar falls ahead of Yellen speech, local inflation data

The New Zealand dollar fell ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as investors look for insight into the US central bank's view on interest rates and await tomorrow's release of local inflation figures.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Mon Apr 14, 2014

New Berlin

Federal Reserve Bank Details Recovery from the Great Recession

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta released an annual report detailing the country's great recession recovery.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

The Miami Herald

Q&A with AutoNation Mike Jackson: Sharing his views on the state of the auto industry

Boys and Girls Club; United Way; American Cancer Society; past chairman, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale; board member, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Retail, Autonation, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Banking, Financial Services

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 25

Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke visits India. SYDNEY - RBA will release the Minutes of April Monetary Policy Meeting - 0130 GMT.

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke, Australia, World News, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The Times-Herald

Economist speaks at Newnan Rotary luncheon

Dr. Thomas J. Cunningham, vice president, economist and executive with Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, gave his personal state of the U.S. economy address at the Newnan Rotary Club luncheon Friday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Banking, Financial Services

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top economic Events to April 23

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet Saudi Arabian Finance Minister His Excellency Ibrahim Al-Assaf.

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Related Topix: World Bank, Banking, Financial Services, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MacroBlog

Mestayer Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch Board Of Directors

Suzanne T. Mestayer, managing principal of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Banking, Financial Services, Louisiana State University

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Business Journal

Regulators release Flagler Bank from enforcement action

Flagler Bank won a release from a regulatory enforcement action, declaring the bank safe and sound.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Banking, Financial Services

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami's economy outpacing rest of Southeast

Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, speaks Wednesday at a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce lunch at Jungle Island.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, Housing

Wall Street Journal

Fed's Lockhart: If Weak Growth Persists, Outlook for Rate Increases May Change

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Wednesday that if what appears to be a weather-related slowdown in the U.S. economy proves more enduring than expected, he may push back the date when he first expects the central bank to raise short-term interest rates .

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Journal

View from the Fed: Florida economic activity 'more of the same'

Florida has sustained the stronger pace of economic activity the state experienced in the last part of 2013.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Fed in No Hurry to Decide Mechanics of Rate Increases

Federal Reserve officials are moving slowly in discussions about how to manage the mechanics of interest rate increases once they decide to start tightening credit.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Business Journal

Birmingham's Federal Reserve building redevelopment in jeopardy

Rehabilitation of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Birmingham Branch building is in jeopardy, according to a press release issued this week by the Alabama Historical Commission.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Wall Street Journal

Grand Central: Fed's Lockhart Sounds Like a Dove

The Wall Street Journal's Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, March 26 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup .

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Atlanta Fed's Lockhart Says Second Half of 2015 Is Soonest Rates Could Rise

The Federal Reserve will likely begin to raise interest rates in the second half of 2015, but it could be much longer because the U.S. labor market needs time to fully recover from the recession, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

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