Financial Update (Fourth Quarter 2006)


Vol. 19, No. 4,
Fourth Quarter 2006


FEATURES

Point of Purchase
Fuels E-Check Growth

Atlanta Fed Publishes
Online Payments Guide

Fed Vice Chair: Payment
System Still Evolving

Agencies Propose Rules
to Prevent ID Theft

Bank Profitability Strong
in ’05, Report Says

Comments Requested
on Basel II Rules

New Governor Joins
Federal Reserve Board

Study Explores Credit
Notice Attitudes

Payroll Cards to Receive
Added Protection

FHLBs’ Risk Taking
Behaviors Examined

Nontraditional Mortgage
Guidance Issued

Atlanta Fed Welcomes
SBAL Council Members

Departments

Did You Know?

Data Bank

Circular Letters

Staff

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Staff

Editorial Director
Lynne Anservitz

Managing Editor
Tom Heintjes

Editor
Robin Sherman

Staff Writers
Charles Davidson
Bill Smith
Jean Tate

Designer
Peter Hamilton
Darryl Kennedy

Web Systems Manager
Leslie Williams

Editorial Board
Bobbie McCrackin—V.P., Public Affairs, Chairman
Cynthia Goodwin—V.P., Supervision and Regulation
Thomas J. Cunningham—V.P. and Assoc. Director of Research
Christopher Alexander—A.V.P., Check Product Office
Alaina Gimbert—Assistant Counsel, Legal
Janet Herring—A.V.P., Accounting
Bob Musso—Sr. V.P., New Orleans Branch
Pierce Nelson—A.V.P., Public Affairs
Chris Oakley—V.P., Jacksonville Branch
Susan Robertson—A.V.P., Retail Payments Office

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