• The Federal Open Market Committee said it will maintain the target range for the fed funds rate at 0 to 1/4 percent.
  • a laptop with a seedy-looking person balancing wrapped bills and a key with padlock around edge of computer
    The recent attack that resulted in a run on gasoline was disruptive and costly. Read Take On Payments for highlights of efforts being made to combat this disruptive and costly crime.
  • person pushing word debt off a cliff with disproportionately large credit card
    What's behind the reduction in credit card debt in 2020? Read Take On Payments for a discussion of new data releases from two Fed surveys.
  • illustration of a mobile phone and credit cards
    U.S. consumers made more than half of their payments in 2020 with cards. For details, read the Atlanta Fed's 2020 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice.
  • a checkout island with older person on one side paying cash and younger person on the other side with apple-like pay
    How have the different generations adjusted their payment behaviors in response to the pandemic? Read Take On Payments for some highlights from the just-released 2020 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice.
  • High demand for U.S. industrial space continues, but momentum may be changing. This Economy Matters article examines possible causes behind an emerging rise in vacancies.
  • in profile, Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve bank of Atlanta, speaking at a podium as viewed from his left side
    Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks to the 2021 and 2020 graduating classes of the Jacksonville University Davis College of Business.
  • Plan to tune in to the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division's webinar on June 22 at 2:00 p.m. (ET), which will discuss trends in residential real estate.
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    Register now for the June 2 session of the Racism and the Economy series, which explores the potential for entrepreneurship to serve as one pathway to transform economic outcomes for communities of color.
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    The Atlanta Fed has formed the Special Committee on Payments Inclusion to advance economic mobility and resilience. Read the announcement.
  • On May 6, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks at the CFPB Research Conference on the importance of partnerships in helping speed change that would increase economic inclusion.
  • Photo of two people working on a resume in front of a computer
    The Rework America Alliance announced the first regions where it will work with local organizations to help job seekers find jobs.

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