A legend of finance still speaks large
Tags: VOLCKER, Paul; CHAIRMAN of the board; BANK capital; STANDARDS; FINANCIAL services industry; FINANCIAL crises; BANKING industry -- United States; BOARD of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
- A Tough and Thankless Task. // Time;3/8/1982, Vol. 119 Issue 10, p84
The article reports on the complexity and toughness of Paul Volcker's job as board chairman of the Federal Reserve or Fed in the U.S. It states that Volcker's task in controlling money supply and in ensuring that money and credit remain plentiful is the most controversial, most complex, and...
- End the Federal Reserve -- Or at Least Rein It In. Allison, John A. // American Banker;9/24/2012, Vol. 177 Issue 147, p9
The article opines the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, which is responsible for controlling price levels and maintaining full employment, is a political institution and its elimination will cure the current banking industry crisis and prevent a future financial crisis and also argues the gold...
- All Together Now: There Will Be No More Bailouts. Rehm, Barbara A. // American Banker;10/21/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 162, p1
The article discusses features of financial regulatory-reform legislation in the U.S. that could discourage banks from becoming so large they pose a systemic risk to the U.S. financial system. Under the law, banks deemed systemically important will become subject to closer regulation by the U.S....
- Who's in charge of the payment system? Shick, Blair C.; Cox, Edwin B. // ABA Banking Journal;Oct83, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p62
Discusses issues on the dominance of the U.S. Federal Reserve System with regard to payment systems in banking operations. Impact of the banking industry's fear of loss of control of the payment system on the integrity of the banking industry; Change in the payment system that have taken place...
- Fed (US). // International Dictionary of Finance, 4th Edition;2003, p100
Information on the acronym Fed (US) is presented. It stands for the Federal Reserve System.
- Financial crisis a 'perfect storm' of issues. Mooney, Peter // Plastics News;11/24/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p7
The article presents the author's comment on the impact of 2008 financial crises on the plastics industry of the U.S. It is stated that the government and Federal Reserve Bank have responded aggressively and innovatively to the destruction in the financial system. The author says that there is...
- Banks Ready For March (Bankruptcy) Madness. M. S. // Bank Loan Report;3/17/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that banks are ready for the so-called March Madness in the U.S. The month of March is a prime month for companies to make financial disclosures and provide guidance for performance and bankruptcy filings. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has pointed out to increasingly...
- Greenspan urges repair of global infrastructure. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;11/6/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 214, p1
Focuses on the need for world leaders to adopt a global financial infrastructure, according to US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan. Consensus on global standards for bank regulation; Better disclosure of central bank interventions in the economy; Need for sound accounting policies.
- Maps of the Federal Reserve System. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Autumn2004, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p560
This article presents maps of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve officially identifies Districts by number and Reserve Bank city and by letter. The Board of Governors revised the branch boundaries of the System most recently in February 1996.