Bloomberg: Fed’s Barkin: Now a Good Time to Pause and Observe Policy Impact

By Craig Torres November 5, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin says the central bank has taken out “insurance” against uncertainty facing the U.S. economy by cutting interest rates three times and “I hope we will see over the next six months the kind of impact...
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MarketWatch: Fed’s Barkin says recession is not imminent

By Greg Robb November 5, 2019 There is a risk that U.S. businesses could convince themselves that bad times are around the corner and actually cause a downturn, said Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin on Tuesday. Right now, firms are frustrated with political polarization and there is a...
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Reuters: Fed’s Barkin: It’s a good time to pause interest rates

By Lindsay Dunsmuir November 5, 2019 The U.S. Federal Reserve should hold interest rates steady for the time being after last week’s cut in borrowing costs and assess how the economy evolves, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Tuesday. “I think where we’ve gone now is that we’ve...
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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond launches Investment Connection

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has launched Investment Connection. The online platform leverages the Richmond Fed’s convening power to provide community development organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia with an opportunity to present Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) proposals to financial institutions and other funders for potential...
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2019 Economic Outlook Conference

Get your tickets now for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual Economic Outlook Conference! Join us as we hear from top experts on the state of the Mid-Atlantic region and Maryland’s economy.  Speakers will discuss the present economic growth outlook and what’s on the horizon for 2020. Speakers include: Tom...
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