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August 10, 2017 - U.S. and Southeast Oklahoma Economic Outlook By Chad Wilkerson
Hugo Economic Forum.
August 10, 2017 - FEDS Notes - Synthetic ETFs - Sirio Aramonte, Cecilia Caglio,
and Tugkan Tuzun - Exchange traded funds achieve their investment objectives by
either owning a portfolio of securities or entering into swap agreements that
deliver the returns of pre-specified indexes.
August 9, 2017 - The Effect of Bank Supervision on Risk Taking: Evidence from a
Natural Experiment - John Kandrac and Bernd Schlusche - Abstract: In this paper,
we exploit a natural experiment in which thrifts in several states witnessed an
exogenous reduction in supervisory attention to assess the effect of supervision
on financial institutions' willingness to take risk.
August 9, 2017 - Federal Reserve Board issues guidelines to evaluate requests
for joint accounts at Federal Reserve Banks - The Federal Reserve Board on
Wednesday released final guidelines that will be used to evaluate requests for
joint accounts at Federal Reserve Banks effective upon publication in the
August 8, 2017 - Matching Banks by Business Model, Geography and Size: A Dataset
- Mark Carlson, Molly Shatto, and Missaka Warusawitharana - In this note, we
describe an algorithm, developed in Carlson, Shan, and Warusawitharana (2013),
to match banks that are geographically close and are similar in size and
August 8, 2017 - Statistical Release - Annual data on manufacturing investment
and capital - The Federal Reserve provides the data from the G.17 release in
August 8, 2017 - Firm Leverage, Labor Market Size, and Employee Pay - Timothy E.
Dore and Rebecca Zarutskie - We provide new estimates of the wage costs of
firms' debt. Our empirical approach exploits within-firm geographical variation
in workers' expected unemployment costs due to variation in local labor market
size and uses a large representative sample of public firms.
August 8, 2017 - Agencies extend resolution plan filing deadline for certain
foreign and domestic banks - Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System -
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - The Federal Reserve Board and the
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today extended the resolution plan
filing deadline for 19 foreign banking organizations and two large domestic bank
holding companies to December 31, 2018, to give the firms an additional year to
address any supervisory guidance in their next plan submissions.
August 7, 2017 - Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Colorado Economies Alison Felix
Economist and Branch Executive Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Denver
August 7, 2017 - St. Louis Fed's Bullard: A Low Inflation Surprise for U.S.
Monetary Policy - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gave
remarks on “A Low Inflation Surprise for U.S. Monetary Policy” at the 2017
conference of America’s Cotton Marketing Cooperatives on Monday.
August 7, 2017 - Statistical Release - Consumer Credit - G.19 - Consumer credit
increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4-1/2 percent during the
second quarter. Both revolving and nonrevolving credit increased at similar
August 4, 2017 - FDIC Issues List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance - The
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation today issued its list of state nonmember
banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act.
August 4, 2017 - FOIA - Chair Yellen's calendar, June 2017.
August 4, 2017 - Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet - Recent
balance sheet trends, weekly chart update.
August 3, 2017 - Failure Acquisitions: Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual
Booklet - Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual Booklet - The Office of the
Comptroller of the Currency issued today the “Failure Acquisitions” booklet of
the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual.
August 3, 2017 - St. Louis Fed Releases Report on the Power of Food System
Investments to Boost Regional Economies - The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis,
in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the U.S.
Department of Agriculture’s offices of Rural Development and the Agricultural
Marketing Service, have released Harvesting Opportunity.
August 3, 2017 - Updating the Labor Market Conditions Index - Hess Chung,
Christopher Nekarda, David Ratner - As of August 3, 2017, updates of the labor
market conditions index have been discontinued; the July 7, 2017 vintage is the
final estimate from this model.
August 3, 2017 - Exporting and Frictions in Input Markets: Evidence from Chinese
Data - Maria D. Tito and Ruoying Wang - This paper investigates the impact of
international trade on input market distortions.
August 3, 2017 - Misallocation Costs of Digging Deeper into the Central Bank
Toolkit - Robert Kurtzman and David Zeke - Central bank large-scale asset
purchases, particularly the purchase of corporate bonds of nonfinancial firms,
can induce a misallocation of resources through their heterogeneous effect on
firms cost of capital.
August 3, 2017 - The FOMC meeting minutes: An update of counting words - Melanie
Josselyn and Ellen E. Meade - An earlier Feds note provided information about
the structure of the FOMC meeting minutes and the use of "quantitative" or
"counting" words to characterize the number of policymakers aligned with
August 3, 2017 - Federal Reserve to offer seven-day term deposits on August 10 -
The Federal Reserve plans to continue its previously announced periodic testing
of the Term Deposit Facility with one operation in August.
August 3, 2017 - NCUA’s Final CDFI Qualification Round Runs Aug. 7 to Sept. 1 -
Streamlined Application Process Can Help Eligible Credit Unions - The National
Credit Union Administration is hosting its third and final round for credit
unions to qualify to use the streamlined application for certification as
community development financial institutions.
August 2, 2017 - OCC Solicits Public Comments on Revising the Volcker Rule - The
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is seeking public input on revising
the final regulation implementing section 619 of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street
Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
August 2, 2017 - Overview of the Federal Reserve's Supervisory Education
Programs - This letter applies to examiners and supervisory staff at all twelve
Federal Reserve Banks, regardless of the supervision program - The Board's
Divisions of Supervision and Regulation and Consumer and Community Affairs are
issuing this letter to outline the Federal Reserve's supervisory education
August 2, 2017 - Shared National Credit review finds risk remains high, but
underwriting and risk management continue to improve - Risk in the portfolio of
large syndicated bank loans declined slightly but remains elevated, according to
the Shared National Credit Program Review released today by the Federal Reserve
Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the
Comptroller of the Currency.
August 1, 2017 - How Much Risk Do Variable Annuity Guarantees Pose to Life
Insurers? By Alejandro H. Drexler , Thanases Plestis , Richard J. Rosen - Over
the past two decades, guarantees that protect variable annuities’ balances when
their underlying investments perform poorly have become quite popular.
August 1, 2017 - OCC Releases CRA Evaluations for 26 National Banks and Federal
Savings Associations - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today
released a list of Community Reinvestment Act performance evaluations that
became public during the period of July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017. www.occ.gov/news-issuances/news-releases/2017/nr-occ-2017-88.html
August 1, 2017 - OCC Hosts Compliance and Operational Risk Workshops in
Baltimore - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two
workshops in Baltimore at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, September 12-13,
for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations
supervised by the OCC.
August 1, 2017 - Statistical Release - Seasonal factors for motor vehicle sales
- The Federal Reserve Board has re-estimated seasonal factors for new motor
vehicle sales, using data through April 2017. These factors are estimated once
per year using X12-ARIMA. The factors will be revised again in summer 2018.
August 1, 2017 - Statistical Release - Foreign Exchange Rates - G.5 - The table
below shows the average rates of exchange in JULY 2017 together with comparable
figures for other months.
August 1, 2017 - Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement actions with Mesquite
Financial Services, Inc., Federal One Holdings, LLC, and Admirals Bancorp, Inc.
and announces termination of enforcement action with First St. Charles