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April 27, 2016 | News

Federal Open Market Committee Action

The FOMC today kept the current target rate for the federal funds rate at 0.25 to 0.50 percent.

Economic Brief

May 4, 2016 | News

Richmond Fed Economists Question Whether Higher Interest Rates Will Increase Banks’ Net Interest Margins

Richmond Fed’s Economic Brief for May 2016 examines possible impact of higher interest rates on net interest margins for banks.

Beige book cover

April 13, 2016 | News

Beige Book

Economic conditions across the Fifth District strengthened in recent weeks.

Community Scope 2016 Issue 1

April 11, 2016 | News

Report Examines Community Development Financial Institutions in the Southeast

CDFIs are major providers of small business loans, financial education and technical assistance in underserved markets.

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Where does the Richmond Fed stand on pressing issues such as "too big to fail" and housing finance reform?