News & Events
Four-and-a-Half Current Questions for PolicymakersAtlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a May 3, 2016, speech to the World Affairs Council in Jacksonville, discusses the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) recent policy decision and questions he will be considering as the June FOMC meeting approaches.
Atlanta Fed Named Fourth on DiversityInc's Top 10 Regional Companies for Diversity List for 2016The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta was named fourth on DiversityInc's 15th annual Top 10 Regional Companies for Diversity on April 19, 2016.
German Central Banker Says Euro Economy Gradually RecoveringThe European Central Bank loosened monetary policy to boost the euro area economy. But that brings economic risk, said a German central banker at a recent luncheon at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Economy Matters offers highlights of his presentation.
UPDATES & OTHER NEWS
Beige Book: Southeastern Contacts Report Unchanged Condition …The majority of business contacts around the Sixth District continued to report a positive outlook for growth in the region over the next three to six months, according to the latest release of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, which summarizes regional economies. Reports on hiring were mixed.
Business Inflation Expectations DipFirms anticipate 1.7 percent inflation over the coming year, a slight decline from the March reading. April's Business Inflation Expectations survey examines how firms' inventory levels may affect their production, number of employees, and average price of products and services.
New Orleans Community Leaders Address Affordable Housing Cha …The availability of affordable housing was the topic of a recent event at the New Orleans Branch of the Atlanta Fed. On March 4, community leaders, lenders, and housing officials met at the branch to discuss best practices in financing. Economy Matters has highlights.
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