Yellen Watching What She Eats Would Help Fed Tracking Inflation
The next time Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen grabs dinner at her favorite eatery, she might want to take a longer look at the cost of her entree.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Atlanta Fed CEO: Alabama's economy improving, but less robust than rest of Southeast
Dennis Lockhart , president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta , shared his take on the local economy and the banking industry during a recent interview with the Birmingham Business Journal .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Is the Fed's Inflation Outlook Finally Starting to Match Reality?
Some economists at the Federal Reserve believe that managing inflationary expectations can sometimes be just as important as managing inflation itself.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Study: Fed's Radical Efforts Reduced Unemployment by a Whopping 0.13%
A paper written by two staff members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta tried to quantify what all the Fed's new money creation and related measures have accomplished.
Atlanta Fed President: First Fed rate boost some time in 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart says he still believes the most likely timing for the central bank to raise interest rates is sometime well into 2015, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Stronger Economy (More Than Federal Policy) Will Spur Business Loans, Federal Reserve Presidents Say
Federal policy will not be the gating factor that hastens the pace of small business loans in 2014-2015 according to Federal Reserve President Charles Evans, of Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank.
Mortgage News Daily
Fed's Lockhart: Still Sees First Fed Rate Boost Some Time in 2015
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
It's tough in the middle for Alabama jobs
Alabama's share of middle-skill jobs declined during the Great Recession and has been slow to rebound in the years since.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Small businesses finding it easier to get a loan
Small businesses in the Southeast had an easier time obtaining financing from banks in the first quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Small Business Survey.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
'Easy money' helped to hold down unemployment, researchers find
Without the Fed and its low interest rates, the jobless rate would have been higher these past few years - pretty much all economists agree on that.