Federal Reserve Bulletin

A quarterly report written by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system. Articles provide updates and analysis of economic developments, discuss bank regulatory issues, and present new data. Issues contain a quarterly report of the banking indu

Articles from Vol. 86, No. 10, October

Agencies Propose Consumer Protection Rules for Insurance Sold by Depository Institutions
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of Thrift Supervision jointly proposed on August 21, 2000, consumer protection rules for...
Guidance Issued on Framework for Board Supervision of Financial Holding Companies
The Federal Reserve Board on August 15, 2000, issued guidance outlining the purpose and scope of its supervision of financial holding companies authorized to engage in a diversified range of financial activities. The Federal Reserve is responsible...
Minutes of the Meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee Held on June 27-28, 2000
A meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee was held in the offices of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at 2:30 p.m. and continued on Wednesday, June 28, 2000, at 9:00 a.m. Present:...
Orders Issued under Bank Holding Act
Orders Issued Under Section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited Melbourne, Australia Order Approving the Acquisition of a Bank Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited, a foreign banking...
Orders Issued under International Banking Act
Caixa Economica Montepio Geral Lisbon, Portugal Order Approving Establishment of a Representative Office Caixa Economica Montepio Geral ("Bank"), Lisbon, Portugal, a foreign bank within the meaning of the International Banking Act ("IBA"), has...
Pending Cases Involving the Board of Governors
This list of pending cases does not include suits against the Federal Reserve Banks in which the Board of Governors is not named a party. Trans Union LLC v. Board of Governors, et al., No. 00-CV-2087 (ESH) (D.D.C., filed August 30, 2000). Action...
Productivity Developments Abroad
In recent years, the U.S. economy has surprised observers by growing briskly, even as inflation has remained quiescent. During 1996-99, for example, U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 4.2 percent annually, whereas inflation, measured by...