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Banking




Vol. 18, No. 3,
Third Quarter 2005

FEATURES

 Pat Barron on
 Payment System
 Changes

 Overdraft Protection
 Information Changes

 Subprime Mortgagees
 May Face More Risk

 Atlanta Fed Hosts
 Housing Conference

 Atlanta Fed Unveils
 Americas Center
 Site

 Fed Governor
 Addresses Basel II
 Accords

 Fed Alters
 Banks’ Calculations
 of TRUPS

 International Banking
 Journal Debuts

 Fed Makes Cash
 Operation Changes

 Innovating Small
 Firms’ Credit
 Examinations

 New Guidelines
 For Home Equity
 Lenders

DEPARTMENTS

 Data Bank

 Circular Letters

STAFF

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Patrick Barron Atlanta Fed Official Discusses Payment System Changes

First Vice President Pat Barron recently spoke to Latin American banking officials about the large-scale changes occurring in U.S. and international payment systems.

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New Rules Aim to Clarify Overdraft Information

New amendments to Regulation DD address how banks inform their customers about bounced-check protection services.

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Growth of Subprime Mortgage Market Raises Questions

Because the subprime mortgage market is relatively new, the fallout of interest rate adjustments is unclear. Subprime mortgage borrowers may be at risk if interest rates rise.

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Conference Explores Interaction Between Housing and Economy

Economists and housing experts came together recently at the Atlanta Fed to examine how housing finance and policy affect the larger economy and how the larger economy affects housing.

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Atlanta Fed’s Americas Center Site Debuts

This new multilingual knowledge and resource center features information on financial regulation, economic research, remittances, and anti–money laundering in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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