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Economic Quarterly

Feb. 2, 2016

Richmond Fed’s Economic Quarterly Special Issue Looks at Household Topics

The Richmond Fed’s new Economic Quarterly is a special issue containing essays from annual reports that address broad issues affecting the economic well-being of U.S. households. The topics largely deal with longer-run trends in the economy – phenomena that play out over longer intervals than the typical business cycle. 

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Jan. 27, 2016

Federal Open Market Committee Action

The Federal Open Market Committee today kept the current target rate for the federal funds rate at 0.25 to 0.50 percent.

Beige book cover

Jan. 13, 2016

Beige Book

Economic conditions strengthened modestly since the previous Beige Book report. Manufacturing expanded, with a mild increase in shipments and new orders.

Economic Brief

Jan. 6, 2016

Economic Brief Discusses New Liquidity Requirements for Banks

The Richmond Fed’s Economic Brief for January 2016 highlights a new regulation that requires banks to hold minimum levels of liquid assets.

Board of Governors building

Jan. 6, 2016

Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, December 15-16, 2015

The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday released the attached minutes of the Committee meeting held on December 15-16, 2015. A summary of economic projections made by Federal Reserve Board members and Reserve Bank presidents for the meeting is also included as an addendum to these minutes.


Jan. 5, 2016

Richmond Fed Directors Reappoint Federal Advisory Council Member

The Richmond Fed's Board of Directors have reappointed Kelly S. King, chairman and chief executive officer of BB&T Corp., Winston-Salem, N.C., as the Fifth District representative on the Federal Advisory Council.

Economic Quarterly

Jan. 5, 2016

Special Issue of Richmond Fed's Economic Quarterly Revisits the Financial Crisis

The Richmond Fed’s newly released Economic Quarterly is a special issue reprinting past Annual Report articles focusing on the financial crisis. Taken together, these essays reflect much of the thinking the Richmond Fed has done on the sources of financial instability and the means by which public policy can promote stability.

Hands Shaking

Jan. 5, 2016

Fifth Federal Reserve District Board Reappointments Announced

The Board of Governors reappointed the chair and deputy chair of the Richmond Fed’s Board of Directors for 2016.


Jan. 5, 2016

Fifth Federal Reserve District Office Chairs Elected, Directors Appointed

The boards of directors of the Richmond Fed’s Baltimore and Charlotte branches announce chairs, appointments and reappointments for 2016.


Jan. 4, 2016

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointment

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces that Terry Wright has been promoted to group vice president.

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