Federal Reserve

Credit cards account for more than half of all payment cards in the US, report shows

Central Banking | 28 Jul 2014

Credit cards accounted for 334 million of the 776 million ‘general purpose cards' used in 2012; Over 250 million mobile payments made using mobile wallet application, Fed study finds

Topics: Federal Reserve, Payments, United States, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

A woman making a credit card payment

IMF calls on Fed to formally explain policy normalisation strategy

Central Banking | 23 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Janet Yellen, IMF, United States

‘Shadow' Fed funds rate suggests Fed should have loosened more following crisis

Central Banking | 22 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, Federal Reserve, quantitative easing

Robert Pringle’s Viewpoint: Start policy normalisation now!

Central Banking | 18 Jul 2014

Topics: Interest rates, quantitative easing, Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, Bank of Japan, Bank of England, Central bank mandates, Mark Carney

Yellen tells Congress Fed is ‘most transparent in the world'

Central Banking | 17 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), US Congress, Janet Yellen, Transparency, Independence, monetary policy

Yellen endorses calls for ‘community banker' on Fed board

Central Banking | 15 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, US Senate

Fed set to finish taper in October

Central Banking | 10 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), William Dudley, quantitative easing, Forward guidance

FOMC members offer conflicting takes on US inflation path

Central Banking | 09 Jul 2014

Topics: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Jeffrey Lacker, Narayana Kocherlakota, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Federal Reserve, Inflation

Lagarde highlights threat of renewed EM volatility

Central Banking | 07 Jul 2014

Topics: Christine Lagarde, IMF, ECB, Federal Reserve, Emerging markets

Yellen takes sides in ‘lean against the wind' debate

Central Banking | 02 Jul 2014

Topics: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Leaning against the wind, Bank for International Settlements

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