Press Releases - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta Announcements about Atlanta Fed personnel, research, and other news. en-us Atlanta Fed Logo The CFO Survey Shows Business Confidence Beginning to Rebound as Firms Grapple with Effects of COVID-19 83DDF3C9-3F2A-4B2D-8CE1-B0A17529B268 Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:30:00 EST Findings from The CFO Survey conducted jointly for the first time by Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the Richmond and Atlanta Feds show that CFOs and other financial decision makers were more optimistic in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. Still, firms expected revenue growth to be negative, on average, in 2020. New Federal Reserve Survey Shows Pandemic's Economic Impact E2288C98-C1D0-432E-A74D-B08139EB86DE Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:00 EST The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is widespread and profound. But how is it affecting the most economically vulnerable groups? A new Federal Reserve System report examines challenges it poses for low- to moderate-income communities. Atlanta Fed Names Molfetas New CIO 5FD6C33B-261D-4164-8164-2212624620B4 Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:00:00 EST Jason Molfetas is the new chief information officer and senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, announced President and CEO Raphael Bostic. He will oversee the Atlanta Fed's information security and technology solutions services functions. Duke University, Richmond and Atlanta Feds to Partner on the CFO Survey D0EA4E63-8A91-42BA-A77A-25369E4F9E64 Fri, 15 May 2020 10:00:00 EST Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announce their collaboration on the CFO Survey, which will gather and interpret business and economic information from chief financial officers and business decision makers across the United States. Atlanta Fed Names Officers 6C663BB3-0D5A-40E6-BA03-46E2F5DE39AC Tue, 12 May 2020 07:30:00 EST Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic has announced several officer appointments, including Julie Schoen Hower as senior vice president and general auditor, John Pelick as vice president, and Michael Williams as vice president. Atlanta Fed Launches Economic Survey Research Center 1BC79FE6-0CB5-41DB-85D0-AED0C98976AE Mon, 11 May 2020 09:37:00 EST The Atlanta Fed has launched the Economic Survey Research Center, which will house the Bank's array of business and household surveys. The center will collect, analyze, and interpret data from surveys of businesses and households to further economic understanding. Federal Reserve Survey Shows Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Nationwide 97DAAE37-D672-4DB7-A822-F73C4EFF71EC Mon, 04 May 2020 09:37:00 EST The array of obstacles that communities must surmount in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is formidable. "Perspectives from Main Street: The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and the Entities Serving Them," a new report from the Federal Reserve banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, depicts the magnitude of these challenges. Atlanta Fed Launches Tool to Monitor Unemployment Claims A76DFE48-6175-4D49-9F09-BB1E15D7D326 Fri, 01 May 2020 12:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed has launched the Unemployment Claims Monitor, a data tool that allows users to find timely information about initial and continued claims for unemployment insurance. The tool will be updated weekly with U.S. Department of Labor data. Atlanta Fed Releases Housing Affordability Data Tool D47BE7DA-B32C-4365-AB07-BDB3BAEADC63 Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:13:00 EST Track changes in the housing market with the Atlanta Fed's Home Ownership Affordability Monitor, or HOAM. This tool measures the ability of a median-income household to absorb the estimated annual costs associated with owning a median-priced home. New Publication Features the Breadth of Atlanta Fed Research 7931FD29-987A-4017-AE08-A83E6D30FAFA Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:00:00 EST Policy Hub features the expertise of Atlanta Fed economists and the breadth of the work they do. The debut issue offers a historical perspective of central bank actions. Learn more about Policy Hub.