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Banner of Love 2018

San Francisco Fed Celebrates Pride 2018

On June 7, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco employees gathered in front of SF Fed headquarters to form a Banner of Love, a human LGBT Pride banner. The yearly event, organized by the 12th District’s LGBT Employee Resource Group, gives LGBTQIA and allied employees the opportunity to come together in solidarity during Pride Month.

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Economic Letter

Do Foreign Funds Matter for Emerging Market Bond Liquidity?

Posted June 18, 2018

Rising foreign investment in emerging market bonds raises a question about potential financial instability if investors sell off those bonds quickly. Studying how changes in foreign holdings of Mexican government bonds known as bonos affected their liquidity premiums provides an assessment of the risks and benefits. Results show that the larger foreign market share tends to increase the liquidity risk premium.

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The Search Is On

The San Francisco Fed’s Board of Directors is searching for the next President and CEO

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s board of directors has begun the search for the Bank’s 13th president and chief executive officer. A search committee comprised of members of the Bank’s head office board of directors has been formed to lead the search.

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In the News

From the President

The Future Fortunes of R-star: Are They Really Rising?

May 15, 2018

Remarks to the Economic Club of Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Economic Outlook

June 18, 2018

Rob Valletta, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, stated his views on the current economy and the outlook as of June 14, 2018.

From the Board

Beige Book

May 30, 2018

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

Officer Ron Carolina provides security and mentorship at the Fed and in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood.

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