The Wall Street Journal reported The Federal Reserve is expected next week to vote on measures to ease liquidity and capital rules for large U.S. banks.
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee met yesterday and determined that because of the strong labor market and solid economic activity, the interest rate will remain the same.
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has terminated its Cease and Desist Order with BB&T related to BB&T’s anti-money laundering (AML) program. No money laundering activity was identified and no financial penalty was levied in relation to this order.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter-point, its first rate hike this year, in a decision that was widely anticipated by markets.
At their most recent meeting, Federal Reserve policymakers said they expect economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant only gradual increases in the fed funds rate.
The Federal Reserve Board approved the reappointment of 10 Federal Reserve Bank presidents and 10 first vice presidents by their respective boards of directors. Each individual has been approved to serve a new five-year term beginning March 1, 2016.
In its latest meeting of the FOMC, the Fed said growth in economic activity has rebounded in recent months and noted that business fixed investment resumed its advance.