New Issue of Risk Perspectives Available
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's supervision group follows current and emerging risk trends. Recent issue of Risk Perspectives highlights the emerging fraud environment, leveraged lending, emerging credit, market and liquidity risk and model risk management. Read More
Innovative Affordable Housing in Milwaukee
In this latest blog posting the Chicago Fed's Community Development and Policy Studies division looks at a new affordable housing apartment complex, The Villard Square GrandFamily Apartments, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for families headed by grandparents and other relatives who share their homes with related children. Read More
A History of Large-Scale Asset Purchases before the Fed
This Economic Perspectives article finds that in 1870–1913, the U.S. Treasury Department's large open market purchases of Treasury securities narrowed the yield spread between Treasury bonds with high and low interest rate risk. Read More
Historical Perspectives on the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977
Final 2013 edition of Profitwise News and Views highlights key points from the Chicago Fed’s Community Development and Policy Studies department’s Healthy Communities Regional Summit, organized with partners from both the public health and community development fields. Read More
Exploring How Community Colleges Address Skill Gaps
This feature article in ProfitWise News and Views explores the role of community colleges across the Seventh District in addressing worker skill gaps. It also documents the annual Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago community banks forum and the National Disabilities Institute Asset Development Summit. Read More
Odyssean Forward Guidance in Monetary Policy: A Primer
Economic Perspectives article shows how central bank forward guidance can improve macroeconomic outcomes by altering current expectations of future inflation and output. Read More
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans provided his perspective on monetary policy at an Executive Speaker Series at the Turner Business School at Columbus State University. Read More
Chicago Fed Letter explores factors that have contributed to growth of high-speed trading, including competition, technology, and regulation. Read More
Latest AgLetter reports farmland values for 2013 increased 5 percent from the previous year in the Seventh Federal Reserve District. Read More
Chicago Fed Letter highlights importance of community banks to the communities they serve and the health of the economy. Read More
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January FOMC Statement
The statement released on January 29, 2014 is now available. Statement Regarding Purchases of Treasury Securities and Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities also available.
Consumer Needing Help with a Problem?
Worried about payments fraud? Read the latest edition of Community Banking Connections to learn how to stay ahead of attacks.