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Considerations on the Path to Policy Normalization

Considerations on the Path to Policy Normalization

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart shares his thoughts on the monetary policy "liftoff" decision ahead in a speech to the Southwest Florida Business Leaders on February 6, 2015.
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Regional Federal Reserve Banks Find Firms Seeking Small Amounts and Borrowing for Expansion

Regional Federal Reserve Banks Find Firms Seeking Small Amounts and Borrowing for Expansion

The Small Business Credit Survey found that the credit needs of large and small- and larger-revenue firms are quite different. The survey, which covered the first half of 2014, is a joint effort of the Atlanta, Cleveland, New York, and Philadelphia Feds.
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Michael J. Jackson

Michael J. Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation Inc., has served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors since 2014 and served on the board of directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Miami Branch and chaired the branch's board in 2013.

Jackson joined AutoNation as chief executive officer in 1999 and assumed the role of chairman in 2002. Before joining AutoNation, Jackson served as president and chief executive officer of Mercedes-Benz USA, where he helped create the vision and direction that led to the luxury vehicle brand's rejuvenation in the United States. Previously he served as the managing partner of Euro Motorcars of Bethesda, Md., an operator of 11 new vehicle franchises.

Jackson received his bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College (now University) in Philadelphia.