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Uh-oh, it's that time again: Uncontrolled envy is a dangerous emotion

...Commerce recently released its latest statistics on trends in the distribution of U.S. personal income. The Federal Reserve Board also released, in September, a report confirming these trends.It is that time again when journalists are compelled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/uh-oh-its-time-a
Bank earnings set record

...divide between the bigs and everybody else is just enormous," said Cornelius Hurley, a former counsel to the Federal Reserve Board who heads Boston University's Center for Finance, Law and Policy. "It's never been this concentrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-29/bank-earnings-set-record
Fewer US banks failing as industry strengthens

...Some of the smaller (banks) are just throwing up the flag," says Cornelius Hurley, a former counsel to the Federal Reserve Board who heads Boston University's Center for Finance, Law and Policy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-28/fewer-us-banks-failing-ind
Economist pulls nomination to Fed board

WASHINGTON -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Peter Diamond is withdrawing his nomination for the Federal Reserve board, expressing frustration with Republicans who had blocked his appointment and questioned his practical experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-06/economist-pulls-nomination
Decade in Review: A wild ride in personal finance

...volume will surpass credit in early 2009. 2006 January After more than 18 years, Alan Greenspan's term on the Federal Reserve Board ends. Critics will later question whether his legacy of historic interest rate cuts led to the housing bubble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/20/fin_560103.shtml
Finance
Government signals are mixed, banks say

...country's roughly 8,500 federally insured banks and thrifts: the FDIC, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Regulators shut down 25 banks last year and have closed three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/03/bus_510021.shtml
Business
New bills intended to help manage use of credit cards

...and; - A summary table of fees and penalties in solicitations and on applications. The recommendations by the Federal Reserve Board are up for public comment on their Web site until mid-October: www.federalreserve.gov. Whether you support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/03/yrb_141810.shtml
Your Business
Blacks, Hispanics paying higher rates on auto loans, study finds

...satisfied buyer." AUTO LOAN RATES In a comparison of auto loan rates for minorities and the general population by the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances in 2004, rates for blacks were higher than the general population. Hispanics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/08/bus_127587.shtml
Business
Overdraft fee rule may end free checking

...checking accounts. One local banker said these fees result from changes in rules by the Federal Reserve Board.Effective Sunday, the Federal Reserve Board enacted rules that prohibit financial institutions from charging consumers fees for overdrafts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-08-16/overdraft-fee-rule-may-end
Business
Biz Bits

...crises to hit the country since the Great Depression.His departure will open up a third seat on the seven-member Federal Reserve board in Washington. Board members are picked by the president and must be confirmed by the Senate.Dish Network picks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-01/biz-bits
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