Financial Crisis Bank Resiliency

Will a bank be able to continue lending to households and businesses in times of financial stress? Does it have a sufficient cushion to absorb losses? The Federal Reserve and other regulators constantly ask these questions, and are taking steps to ensure the nation’s largest banking institutions are well prepared to maintain operations during tough times. From required emergency plans to yearly checkups, discover 10 key regulatory efforts helping to ensure a safer, healthier financial system.

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Macroprudential Policy in a Microprudential World

Macroprudential Policy in a Microprudential World

Posted May 27, 2015

Symposium on Asian Banking and Finance
Singapore, Singapore

FedViews

FedViews: May 14, 2015

Posted May 18, 2015

Òscar Jordà, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, states his views on the current economy and the outlook.

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The Puzzle of Weak First-Quarter GDP Growth

Posted May 18, 2015

The official estimate of real GDP growth for the first three months of 2015 was shockingly weak. However, such estimates in the past appear to have understated first-quarter growth fairly consistently, even though they are adjusted to try to account for seasonal patterns. Applying a second round of seasonal adjustment corrects this residual seasonality. After this correction, aggregate output grew much faster in the first quarter than reported.

Beige Book

Posted April 15, 2015

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

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