January-March 1998, Volume 11, Number 1

Volume 11, Number 1 / January-March 1998

Cover Story

Continued but More Moderate Growth in 1998, Guynn Says

International Focus

Learning the Right Lessons From the Asian Crisis
Reviewing Mexico's New Bank Accounting Standards

Research Notes

Financial Intermediation and Growth
Debate Continues Over the Harm of Insider Trading
Different Types of Securities Require Different Risk-Management Strategies
Velocity Trends Are Influenced by Policy Expectations

Dollar Index

October-December 1997 Update

Editorial Director
Pierce Nelson

Managing Editor
Lynn Foley

Staff Writer
Jean Tate

Carole Starkey and Kristin Reynolds

Vice President and Public Affairs Officer
Bobbie H. McCrackin

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