A collection of new banking resources from around the internet:
- Comptroller of the Currency Speaks at Acquire or Be Acquired – The Comptroller spoke of the OCC’s need to balance holding directors responsible while also being supportive of directors that are doing the best they can.
- Fed Governor Duke Speaks on the Future of Community Banks – Speaking at the Terry College of Business’ Southeastern Bank Management and Directors Conference, which was sponsored by Bryan Cave, Betsy Duke emphasized the need for community banks to continue to speak up on the unique impact of banking regulations on community banks.
- FDIC Board Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, February 12th – The FDIC Board is considering providing notice of proposed rule making regarding the definition of insured deposits.
- FRED Excel Add-in – The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis makes available an Excel add-in to allow easy importing from the Federal Reserve Economic Data (i.e., FRED).
- Bryan Cave and New York City both lost a friend in the passing of Bryan Cave Partner Ed Koch. Both the New York Times and BuzzFeed offered beautiful obituaries.
- Fed Cartoon Explaining the Central Bank System – The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank provides this animated video to explain the history of the Federal Reserve System and how its three main functions help foster a stable financial system and a growing economy.
- Atlanta Fed Survey of Regional Employment Trends – “We can conclude that hiring activity in our region appears to be improving slowly.” I can only think of snarky comments, so I’m going to let this speak for itself.
- What if you went swimming in a nuclear spent fuel pool? -Turns out it appears to be safer than the banking business generally.
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