Publication: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Using State-Level Data to Estimate How Labor Market Slack Affects Wages

Looking at the labor market in its broadest terms presents challenges when trying to assess the impact of unused workforce capacity on wages. But drilling down into state-level data affords a more precise look at this dynamic, and macroblog explores the ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Business Inflation Expectations Climb Slightly

Business Inflation ExpectationsThe BIE was created to measure the year-ahead inflationary sentiments of businesses in the Sixth District. It also helps inform our view of the sources of cost changes and provides insight into the factors driving business' ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Danger Ahead! ATM Cash-Outs

New warnings about cybercriminal attacks on ATMs and card systems have been issued recently. Portals and Rails looks again at this type of cyberattack, which the Secret Service calls "unlimited operation" because it resets account balances and removes ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Southeastern Manufacturing...a Lion or a Lamb?

The region's manufacturing sector was disrupted by extreme winter weather over the past couple of months. A new SouthPoint post looks at March data that suggest the sector has come roaring back. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reasons for the Decline in Prime-Age Labor Force Participation

Why has the labor force participation rate of 25- to 54-year-olds fallen by 2 percentage points over the past few years? This second of two macroblog posts on participation looks at possible explanations. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Economic and Financial Highlights: April 10, 2014

Economic & Financial Highlights tracks data from a number of series. Below are the last seven days’ worth of charts, from newest to oldest, and analysis to provide context for the data. The “Search Charts” box at right allows you to search historical ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mestayer Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's New Orleans Branch Board Of Directors

For immediate release: April 8, 2014 Suzanne T. Mestayer, managing principal of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s New Orleans Branch. Her term began ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Learning from Experience to Handle Suspicious Payment Transactions

Just as perpetrators of fraudulent payments adjust their approaches, a financial institution must also be a "learning" institution and adjust its approach to identifying suspicious payments. Read more in this week's Portals and Rails tackles this top ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 07 2014]
Entities: Experience, Fraud
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Federal Reserve's Retail Payments Office Supports Renewed Pursuit of Same-Day ACH Settlement

For immediate release: April 7, 2014Contact: Robin Ratliff, 404-498-8748 or robin.ratliff@atl.frb.org The Federal Reserve's Retail Payments Office fully supports the recent announcement by NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association ® that it is taking ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Fed Chair Yellen: Fed Will Continue to Support Labor Market

Fed Chair Yellen: Fed Will Continue to Support the Labor MarketFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told a conference of community development professionals that their work is crucial but can't succeed without two other factors.One is the courage and determination ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Graying of the Sunshine State's Labor Force

Florida has long been attractive to retirees, but as the baby boomers enter their retirement years, how might the composition of the state's labor force be affected? A new SouthPoint post looks at some demographic trends to examine possible changes on ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

EconSouth Explores New Media Landscape

Volume 16, Number 1First Quarter 2014 New technologies have given consumers a seemingly endless stream of content and new ways to consume it. Indeed, "while consumers are the obvious winners in this new media environment, its fluid landscape has resulted ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]

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...5 points. Fourteen of 18 manufacturing industries reported growth in March. According to the ISM, "the past relationship between the PMI and the overall economy indicates that the average PMI for January through March (52.7 ) corresponds to a 3.1 percent increase in real gross domestic product (GDP) on an annualized basis."
According to Cheryl Venable, senior vice president and product manager of the Retail Payments Office, "The Federal Reserve Banks have been avid supporters of same-day ACH payments for years, as evidenced by the 2010 rollout of our FedACH ® SameDay Service and subsequent enhancements in 2013. With ongoing enhancements, our service will continue to be available throughout the phased implementation announced by NACHA, and we look forward to the availability of a ubiquitous same-day service to better meet the needs of ACH network participants."
..."It might seem obvious, but the second thing that is needed to help people find jobs … is jobs," Yellen said. "No amount of training will be enough if there are not enough jobs to fill."
"The Great Recession has reshaped many millennials' plans and opportunities" wrote Carter. One big difference is that millennials are not getting married or buying homes at the rate of previous generations...

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Using State-Level Data to Estimate How Labor Ma... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 18 2014]
Business Inflation Expectations Climb Slightly [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 16 2014]
Danger Ahead! ATM Cash-Outs [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 14 2014]
Economic and Financial Highlights: April 10, 2014 [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
Southeastern Manufacturing...a Lion or a Lamb? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
Reasons for the Decline in Prime-Age Labor Forc... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 11 2014]
Mestayer Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of A... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 09 2014]
Learning from Experience to Handle Suspicious P... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 07 2014]
The Federal Reserve's Retail Payments Office Su... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 07 2014]
The Graying of the Sunshine State's Labor Force [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 05 2014]
Fed Chair Yellen: Fed Will Continue to Support ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]
The Economic Plight of Millennials [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]
How We Pay: Results from the Federal Reserve's ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]
EconSouth Explores New Media Landscape [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 04 2014]
Expert Explores Behavioral Economics as Policy ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 03 2014]
The Effect of Large Investors on Asset Quality:... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Apr 02 2014]
Evolution of the Ecosystem: State Workforce Dev... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 31 2014]
Ignore Millennials at Your Own Risk [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 31 2014]
An Economic Perspective from North and Central ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 28 2014]
Blessing or Danger? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 28 2014]
Where Are the Jobs? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 28 2014]
Teaching Financial Literacy Year Round [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 28 2014]
Technology Trends Affecting the Banking Industry [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 28 2014]
Winter Deals a (Slight) Blow to Housing [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 26 2014]
Southeast Housing Update: Whether It's the Weather [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 26 2014]
Spring Is in the Air [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 25 2014]
The Fraudsters Are Omni-Channel--and Omnipresent [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 24 2014]
Have the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Fully... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 24 2014]
Conference Looks Ahead to Banking's Next Chapter [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 22 2014]
Atlanta Fed Report Examines Critical Question:... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Mar 21 2014]
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