Press Releases

Board of Governors building

Sept. 20, 2017

Federal Open Market Committee Action

The FOMC voted to keep the target range for the federal funds rate at 1 to 1.25 percent and announced plans to begin reducing the balance sheet in October.

5th District Footprint September 2017

Sept. 12, 2017

5th District Footprint Examines How the Community Reinvestment Act Can Help Medically Underserved Areas

The report examines areas within the Fifth District that are eligible for CRA investment and designated as Medically Underserved Areas.


Sept. 8, 2017

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointment

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announced the appointment of Chris Tunstall as an assistant vice president.

Beige book cover

Sept. 6, 2017

Beige Book

The Fifth District economy expanded modestly.

Economic Brief

Sept. 6, 2017

Richmond Fed Research Explores the Government Spending Multiplier

Richmond Fed's Economic Brief for September 2017 explores the government spending multiplier.

Cover for Second Quarter 2017 issue

Aug. 29, 2017

Econ Focus Magazine Looks at “Sin Taxes” and Other Topics

The latest issue of Econ Focus looks at...


Aug. 25, 2017

Richmond Fed Appoints Goutam Gandhi as Senior Vice President and CIO

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has appointed Goutam Gandhi as senior vice president and chief information officer.

Economic Brief

Aug. 2, 2017

Richmond Fed Research Explores Surge in Commercial Real Estate Lending

The latest Economic Brief suggests that some banks with high concentrations of commercial real estate loans could be especially vulnerable to an economic downturn.

Economic Quarterly

July 31, 2017

Richmond Fed’s Economic Quarterly Looks at a New Way to Model Cities

The Richmond Fed’s new Economic Quarterly focuses on new approaches to modeling cities.

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