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New York Fed study says a college degree is still a good investment, despite high costs

...college, even after factoring in the cost of higher education, according to a report released Tuesday by The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The study, by economists Jaison R. Abel and Richard Deitz, also found that a degree is still a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-24/new-york-fed-study-college
College graduates face a tight, competitive job market

...success in post-graduation employment is the type of field in which students earned a degree.Economists with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found in January that graduates who majored in technical, specialized areas, like engineering and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-16/college-gra
Capitalizing on unseen Georgia industry

...said.The industry started in Georgia in the 1950s and has spun off into dozens of companies, thanks also to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's central role in processing paper checks for the nation's banks and to the telecommunications infrastructure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/capitalizing-unseen-ga-ind
Rising student loan debt cause for worry

...trillion mark, rising by $33 billion in the third quarter of 2013, according to a November report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Delinquency rates for student loans also increased by a percentage point to 11.8 percent, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-31/rising-stud
5 Questions: Dennis Lockhart praises Ben Bernanke

...chairwoman.Dennis Lockhart, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta, has worked with both economists. Here...Fed. By virtue of having been the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank president, she knows all about supervision and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-29/5-questions-dennis-lockhar
Analysts see the economy warming up across South

...blizzard with a Weather Channel storm name, the South has gotten more ice and snow this winter than in my memory. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta chimed in on the weather effects in its latest commentary on the South's economy a few days ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-03-08/analysts-se
Fed will begin to reduce bond purchases in January because of stronger US job market

...Fed's actions Wednesday were approved 9-1. The only member to object was Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He called the move premature because unemployment remains high and inflation extremely low.The Fed's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-18/fed-will-begin-reduce-bond
Democrats should start entitlement reform with Social Security fix

...4 percent to 4.7 percent. As a result, the separate SSDI Trust Fund will run out by 2017.A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found that much of the increase was caused by events external to SSDI, such as an aging population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/democrats-should
Foreclosures decline as job market improves

...Augusta is up 3.2 percent from its lowest point," Medcalfe said. The information comes from a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta covering economic data from August.Because of the federal government shutdown, the latest job numbers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-25/foreclosures-decline-job-m
Fed survey: Business expects 1.9% inflation

...Business executives say they're expecting inflation of 1.9 percent over the next year, according to a survey the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta released Wednesday.Many economists and political pundits are warning that Congress' failure to quickly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-16/fed-survey-business-expect