Federal Reserve Issues FOMC StatementInformation received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March indicates that labor market conditions have improved further even as growth in economic activity appears to have slowed.
UPDATES & OTHER NEWS
Labor Force Participation: Aging Is Only Half of the StoryThe labor force participation rate has fluctuated considerably in recent years, and demographics only partially explain the changes. A new macroblog post examines other factors at work behind changes in this important measurement of economic productivity.
Putting the MetLife Decision into an Economic ContextMetLife's recent successful petition to rescind its status as too big to fail raises a host of questions about what qualifies a firm as systemically important to the financial system. A new macroblog post examines these questions and the issues that surround them.
Paying for It
Learn about the Fed's role in the U.S. payment system and how checks, electronic payments, and currency are processed.