Regional banking

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, the shadow of a worker falls on a fence at the construction site of a convenience store in Victorville, Calif. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, the Federal Reserve releases its latest "Beige Book" survey of economic conditions. The Beige Book is based on anecdotal reports from businesses and will be considered along with other data when Fed policymakers meet next. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday business contacts in many regions of the country are expressing less optimism amid a host of adverse developments, from plunging stock prices to uncertainty about a widening trade war. In its latest report on economic conditions around the...
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FILE- In this July 18, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell put on his glasses while testifying during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell gives the keynote address Friday, Aug. 24, at an annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 23, 2018 - 4:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top Federal Reserve officials said Thursday that President Donald Trump's complaints that the Fed's interest rate increases risk hurting the U.S. economy won't affect their decisions on whether to raise rates. Esther George, president of the Fed's Kansas City regional bank,...
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FILE- In this July 18, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell put on his glasses while testifying during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell gives the keynote address Friday, Aug. 24, at an annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 23, 2018 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Federal Reserve official said Thursday that she favors two more interest rate increases this year despite complaints from President Donald Trump that the Fed's continuing rate hikes risk slowing the U.S. economy. Esther George, president of the Fed's Kansas City regional...
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FILE- In this Oct. 30, 2015, file photo John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, is interviewed by The Associated Press in Washington. Williams, currently president of the Fed’s San Francisco regional bank, said that he still expects a gradual pace of three to four increases in the Fed’s key interest rate this year. He spoke in an interview with CNBC after the government reported that the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in April, the lowest level in more than 17 years, with 164,000 jobs created. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With steady growth, low unemployment and tame inflation, the U.S. is experiencing a "Goldilocks" economy: Not too hot. Not too cold. But just right. So says a top Federal Reserve official, who on Friday suggested that the unemployment rate could fall further to 3.5 percent with...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, a motorcycle travels through lanes of vehicles during rush hour traffic in the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines. The Asian Development Bank said in a report Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the bank is forecasting that developing Asian economies will expand slightly faster than expected this year but warns U.S. trade tensions are a major risk to its forecast. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
April 10, 2018 - 9:50 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — The Asian Development Bank is forecasting that developing Asian economies will expand at a slightly faster pace this year than earlier expected, but U.S. trade tensions pose a major risk. The Manila, Philippines-based regional bank said in a report Wednesday that it expects...
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FILE- In this Oct. 30, 2015, file photo John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, is interviewed by The Associated Press in Washington. Williams was officially announced on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, as the next president of the Fed's New York regional bank, considered the most influential position among the central bank's 12 regional banks. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
April 03, 2018 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Williams, currently head of the Federal Reserve's regional bank in San Francisco, has been selected to be the next president of the Fed's New York regional bank, considered the most influential position among the central bank's 12 regional banks. The selection was made by the...
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April 03, 2018 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Williams, currently head of the Federal Reserve's regional bank in San Francisco, has been selected to be the next president of the Fed's New York regional bank, considered the most influential position among the central bank's 12 regional banks. The selection was made by the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program, on the Fox Business Network, in New York. Transcripts released Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, show sharp divisions inside the Federal Reserve in 2012 over the need for a third round of bond purchases to boost a lagging economy. The doubters expressed fears that the risks outweighed what they believed would be small benefits. Bernanke, who was pushing for the move, conceded that whatever action the Fed took was “going to be a shot in the proverbial dark.”(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 05, 2018 - 3:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transcripts released Friday show sharp divisions inside the Federal Reserve in 2012 over the need for a third round of bond purchases to boost a lagging economy. The doubters, including the presumed incoming Fed chair Jerome Powell, expressed fears that the risks outweighed what...
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