Developing Small Businesses and Leveraging Resources in Detroit
ProfitWise News and Views summarizes October 2012 small business symposium that addressed access to small business credit and financing in Detroit. The discussion focused on opportunities and challenges, implications for small business borrowing, and strategies for leveraging capital and other resources. Read More
Regional Home Ownership Preservation Initiative Focus on Affordable Rental Housing
In a blog posting, the Chicago Fed’s Community Development and Policy Studies division highlights presentations from a January 30, 2013, conference that outlined next steps in managing the foreclosure crisis. Read More
Income Growth Expectations During the Great Recession
Economic Perspectives article finds expectations have yet to recover to pre-recession levels and are a strong predictor of actual future income and consumption growth. Read More
New Issue of Risk Perspectives Available
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's supervision group follows current and emerging risk trends. Recent issue of Risk Perspectives highlights risk monitoring in the Midwest. Read More
Chicago Fed paper summarizes research on high frequency trading strategies and makes recommendations for changes. Read More
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.53 in April, down from –0.23 in March. Read More
Latest AgLetter reports farmland values in the first quarter of 2013 were 15 percent higher than a year ago. Read More
Chicago Fed Letter discusses a new way to identify cyclical and trend components of real GDP growth with the CFNAI. Read More
Chicago Fed Letter explores the recent rapid expansion of Mexico’s auto production and exports. Read More
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Consumer Needing Help with a Problem?
Visit the Federal Reserve Consumer Help website to file a complaint against your bank, resources to challenge a foreclosure and get tips about finances for small businesses.
FOMC: May Minutes Now Online
The latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting was held April 30-May 1, 2013. Minutes are now available.