Category Archives: Federal Reserve

Radnor Reports…from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Real State of Family Wealth: Will COVID-19 Worsen Racial, Educational and Generational Gaps in the U.S.? By Ana Hernández Kent, Policy Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; Lowell R. Ricketts, Lead Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; William R. Emmons, Economist and … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Chairman shook Washington, Wall Street and the world this past week when he warned the pandemic crisis threatens “lasting damage” to American prosperity.

Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes – The head of the U.S. central banking system tells Scott Pelley how high he thinks unemployment will go, what tools the Fed still has to breathe life into the economy and what outcomes he’s … Continue reading

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What is the Federal Reserve Beige Book?

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System – Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its District through reports from Bank and Branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and … Continue reading

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Just What Is The Beige Book? Why Should You Care?

You’ve probably heard about The Beige Book. If you have never seen it, here’s your chance. From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System – This report was prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas based on … Continue reading

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Fed’s counterfeiting experts fight flow of fake money

Allison Chase of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Boston Fed uses everything from specialized machines to “an extra sense” to root out phony bills. Think you could tell the difference between a real U.S. note and a counterfeit … Continue reading

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