Inside Bay Area
As Fed chief, Janet Yellen set to become one of world's most powerful women
As soon as this week, a quiet Bay Area economist could become one of the most powerful women in the world.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
National Review Online
Russello: A Conservative Call to Action
Unfortunately, it misses a real opportunity to offer the Right a winning strategy for the fight ahead.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
American Land Title Association Statement on Federal Reserve Board Risk Management Guidelines
WASHINGTON , Dec. 5 -- The American Land Title Association issued the following news release: The American Land Title Association , the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, released the following statement today from CEO, Michelle Korsmo , commenting on the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors guidance on managing ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
United Bankshares, Inc. and Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Announce...
On October 17, 2013 and October 21, 2013, respectively, the Merger was approved by the shareholders of Virginia Commerce and United, respectively.
The Office of the Comptroller of the ...
Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations, Federal Branches and Agencies, Department and Division Heads, All Examining Personnel, and Other Interested Parties The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency , the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ... (more)
What Recent Bond Market Volatility Means For Investors
The volatility in bond yields and bond prices is another source of risk for the investor that is interested in bonds.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Green Dot Receives Regulatory Approval to Acquire Walmart MoneyCard...
The consummation of the transaction is subject to closing conditions, including, among other things, the Department of Justice's required 15-day waiting period.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Who in America is important?
After the surprisingly strong recent employment report, it's almost possible to picture Ben Bernanke spiking the ball in the end zone.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Sens. Brown, Vitter, and Levin Urge Regulators to Increase Capital...
WASHINGTON , Nov. 22 -- The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown , D- Ohio , has issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown , David Vitter , and Carl Levin sent a letter urging the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to strengthen their proposed supplementary ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Crapo Statement on Fed Chair Nomination
WASHINGTON , Nov. 21 -- The ranking member of the Senate Committee on Banking , Housing & Urban Affairs issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Mike Crapo , Ranking Member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee , today issued the following statement during a Banking Committee executive session held to consider the ... (more)
San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank names Mark Gould chief operating officer
The move is a promotion for Gould, who was the bank's Seattle branch manager and product manager of the Fed's Cash Product Office.
Top women are now leading the world of high finance
The departure of Angela Ahrendts from Burberry and Marjorie Scardino from Pearson has left Britain's FTSE100 boardrooms woefully short of women chief executives.
Daylight Overdraft Posting Rules
WASHINGTON , Nov. 22 -- The Federal Register posted the following notice from the Federal Reserve System : Payment System Risk Policy; Daylight Overdraft Posting Rules A Notice by the Federal Reserve System on 11/22/2013 Publication Date: Friday, November 22, 2013 Agency: Federal Reserve System Entry Type: Notice Action: Policy statement.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Senators Warren, Heitkamp Applaud Banking Committee Bipartisan Approval of Janet Yellen's Nomination
November 21, 2013 Contact: Lacey Rose , 224-2292 SENATORS WARREN, HEITKAMP APPLAUD BANKING COMMITTEE BIPARTISAN APPROVAL OF JANET YELLEN'S NOMINATION WASHINGTON, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Heidi Heitkamp today applauded the Senate Banking Committee's bipartisan approval of Janet Yellen's nomination to serve as Chairman of the ... (more)
What Is Likely To Dominate Portfolio Returns Over the Next 2 to 3 Years
Janet Yellen, in her recent appearance before a Congressional committee interviewing her for the position of Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, stated that the best circumstances for the Federal Reserve to return to a more normal monetary policy would be achieved if the economy returned to a more robust pace of ... (more)
The New Autarky? How U.S. and UK Domestic and Foreign Banking Proposals Threaten Global Growth
Since the 200708 financial crisis, global regulators have engaged in a lengthy struggle to reshape the international financial system to make it more resilient under stress.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Here Comes Fed Minutes...
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses the National Economists Club annual dinner at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, November 19, 2013.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Yellen's next step to heading Fed Reserve is Senate banking panel
Janet Yellen, on track to become the first woman Federal Reserve chief, will likely move a step closer Thursday when a Senate panel votes on her nomination.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
I am providing proof how the United States of America has been hijacked by the Federal Reserve System and its corporate owners.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Proposed Joint Diversity Policy, as Required under Dodd-Frank
On Friday, October 25, 2013, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration and the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a proposed interagency policy statement ... (more)