Circular letters announce news, policy, and guidance from the Board of Governors. 

2016

Feb 02, 2016

Fed Highlights Progress in Efforts to Improve U.S. Payment System

In a report that comes one year after the publication of its Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System, the Federal Reserve on Tuesday detailed the progress made and outlined anticipated steps for moving forward with its initiative to enhance payment system speed, efficiency, and security.
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Jan 27, 2016

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December suggests that labor market conditions improved further even as economic growth slowed late last year.
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Jan 27, 2016

FOMC Reaffirms Its Longer-Run Goals and Monetary Policy Strategy

As part of its annual organizational meeting actions, the Federal Open Market Committee reaffirmed its "Statement on Longer-Run Goals and Monetary Policy Strategy," with a revision to clarify that it views its inflation objective as symmetric, and with an updated reference to participants' estimates of the longer-run normal unemployment rate in the most recent Summary of Economic Projections (December 2015).
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Jan 06, 2016

Minutes of the December 15–16 FOMC Meeting Released

The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee released the minutes of the Committee meeting held on December 15–16, 2015.
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