US factory output eclipses pre-recession high

...strain.For the first time in nearly two years, manufacturing activity in New York state fell in December. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday that its Empire State Manufacturing index dropped to negative-3.6 in December from...

For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point

...doesn't pick up, then long-term unemployment persists," said Aysegul Sahin, vice president for research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.Companies are advertising the most jobs in nearly 14 years. And more Americans are quitting their...

Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

...companies are laying off workers and are likely confident enough in the economy to keep adding jobs.A survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia this month found that a majority of manufacturers in the region plan to add jobs over the next...

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...

Overdue for an audit

What exactly is the Federal Reserve Bank hiding?It must be something pretty spectacular, considering how hard Fed bureaucrats and Democratic politicians are working...

5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...soon.Some disagree. Richard Fisher, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, said last month that wages typically...again, igniting faster inflation.Research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago indicates that many of the long-term...

Stocks plumment but claw back in turbulent day

...percent in September from the previous month. Purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed.The Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Empire State Manufacturing index dropped sharply from 27.5 to 6.2 in October as new orders...

Federal Reserve Bank explains trade through comic book

NEW YORK -- Holy exchange rate, Batman! The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has done another comic book. The Story...or other comics can be obtained by calling the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720-6134 or writing to...

Biz Bits

...can be doneJACKSON, MISS. - The president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta says the Fed should act to further stimulate...Fed knew banks manipulated rateWASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released documents Friday that show...

Atlanta Fed president will retire

...The president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Jack Guynn, is retiring Oct. 1 after...for Mr. Guynn. There is no set timetable. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District...