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Atlanta Fed President Lockhart: Accommodative Monetary Policy Still Needed

Although the frigid winter just past could chill first-quarter economic growth, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart recently said that he expects gross domestic product growth to gain momentum in the second quarter of the year and beyond. Financial Update notes that he also foresees improvement in the job market.
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My Bleeding Heart

You've probably read by now that as many as 20 percent of websites were affected by the OpenSSL coding bug. Portals and Rails eagerly awaits the implementation of fixes to password and ID vulnerabilities on the Internet.
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Danger Ahead! ATM Cash-Outs

New warnings about cybercriminal attacks on ATMs and card systems have been issued recently. Portals and Rails looks again at this type of cyberattack, which the Secret Service calls "unlimited operation" because it resets account balances and removes ATM withdrawal limits.
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Nov. 15 Financial Services Strategic Plan for 2012 to 2016 (Financial Update Focus)
Dec. 20 Surveying Southeastern Banking (Financial Update Focus)
Dec. 15 How Risky? The Elements of Managing Retail Payments Risk (Payments Spotlight)
Nov. 16 The Future of Mobile Payments (Payments Spotlight)

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