Nov 17, 2015

ECONversations - November 17, 2015

A strong labor market and other factors suggest the U.S. economy likely on the "above-potential growth phase" outlined by Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart in a recent speech. Tune into the Atlanta Fed's latest ECONversations webcast with Research Director Dave Altig.

Oct 20, 2015

Atlanta Fed Informs Constituents with ViewPoint Live

Commercial real estate lending is a heavy and growing focus of lending, said Mike Johnson, executive vice president at the Atlanta Fed. Johnson addressed this topic in the latest installment of the webcast ViewPoint Live.

Oct 06, 2015

Banking Forum Considers Cybersecurity, Other Challenges

More than 60 bankers from across the Southeast joined Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta leaders at the Bank's headquarters to discuss regulation, consolidation, and other financial industry issues.

Sep 23, 2015

ECONversations: The Inflation Experience: A Conversation about the Cost of Living - September 23, 2015

The level of prices for a range of items that individuals use every day is commonly known as the cost of living. What is your cost of living, and how does it compare to the national average?

Jun 23, 2015

ECONversations: Despite Rough Start to 2015, Economy Still on Track - June 23, 2015

The economy's weak performance in the first quarter was disappointing, but it does not materially change the Atlanta Fed's assessment of the economy in 2015, said executive vice president and research director Dave Altig during an ECONversations webcast on June 23.

Jun 22, 2015

Oil Markets Offer Few Easy Answers

The many questions surrounding the oil market can be quite slippery, so getting a firm grip on answers is often challenging. But the Atlanta Fed recently held a public forum, one of our ECONversations events, to discuss oil and clarify some issues around it.

May 01, 2015

ViewPoint Live Explores Stress Tests, Compliance Issues

The latest webcast of ViewPoint Live, now available online, also touches on changes in bank examination schedules and the Community Reinvestment Act.

Apr 22, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference: Interview with Robert Rubin

The former Treasury secretary explores shadow banking, risks to the economy, and living with uncertainty in this wide-ranging interview.

Apr 14, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference—Session 4: Conducting Monetary Policy and Shadow Banks

Panelists discuss the new role for some shadow banks—money market mutual funds, in particular—in the way the Fed transmits monetary policy into the financial system.

Apr 14, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference—Session 3: How Essential Should Financial Stability Be to Central Banks?

Panelists address the implications of financial stability concerns with regard to monetary policy strategies and tools.

Apr 14, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference—Session 2: Shadow Banks and Macroprudential Policy

Panelists examine the complexities of extending regulation to nonbank financial institutions during the 2015 Financial Markets Conference.

Apr 14, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference—Session 1: Future of Banks: Will Commercial Banks Remain Central to the Financial System?

Panelists discuss how technological innovation and regulation will largely determine whether commercial banks remain essential.

Apr 14, 2015

2015 Financial Markets Conference—Keynote Address: Fed Vice Chairman Speaks on Importance of Nonbank Financial Sector

Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer reflects on the role of the nonbank sector in the financial crisis and possible regulatory responses.

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