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A 100-year checkup

...who are used to doing most of their work in secret. Officials fear, for example, that their closed-door Federal Open Market Committee will be subject to "second guessing." Transcripts of deliberations are released five years after the fact to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-09/100-year-checkup
Plan your week

...come 2011. Don't forget: Taxes on stock gains and dividends are due to go up, too.On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve is expected to announce details of its latest effort to make money easier to get, also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-10-31/plan-your-w
Local Business | Business
Plan your week

...Economic data being released in the week ahead include minutes from the last policy-setting meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, plus a report on durable goods.The FOMC minutes will likely be a carbon copy of recent versions, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-01-23/plan-your-we
Your Business | Business
Greenspan planning book on experience as Federal Reserve chair

...the world's most influential central banker ended Jan. 31, when he presided over his 149th meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed panel that meets eight times a year to set interest rates. Throughout his time as Fed chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/15/liv_56324.shtml
Life & style
Fed to weigh needed action

...initiatives to come out of the meeting.There are differing views at the Fed's main policymaking group -- the Federal Open Markets Committee -- about what should be done. And some pressure is off after a few mildly positive economic reports showed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-20/fed-weigh-needed-action
Business
Fed studying ways to boost recovery

...signals that the recovery is in really bad shape.Today, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee will discuss whether to take any new action aimed at stimulating economic growth.The pressure to act rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-08-09/fed-studying-ways-boost-re
Business
Bush selects new Fed chief

...short-term interest rates the Fed controls. While technically Greenspan only had one vote on the 12-member Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed chairman was exceptionally adept at building consensus among the Fed board members and regional bank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/25/bus_15396.shtml
Business
Atlanta Fed boss hints interest rates to keep rising

...open to the possibility of further short-term interest rate hikes. Jack Guynn, a nonvoting member of the Federal Open Market Committee, said at a financial analysts luncheon that he is often asked what the Fed's end-game is for interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/08/bus_455382.shtml
Business
Fed boosts key interest rate to 2.25 percent

...increases into 2005. In their last regularly scheduled session for 2004, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and his Federal Open Market Committee colleagues - the group that sets interest rate policy in the United States - increased the target for the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/bus_437197.shtml
Business
Fed pushes interest rates up

...the economy's recovery from the 2001 recession is more deeply rooted. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and his Federal Open Market Committee colleagues - who set interest rate policy in the United States - increased the target for the federal funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/11/bus_434042.shtml
Business