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2013-08-27 23:29:19

BenchmarkPortal recognizes the exceptional efficiency and effectiveness of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Contact Center by awarding it Certification as a Center of Excellence. The granting of certification is based on a company’s operational metrics, customer satisfaction and agent satisfaction. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis customer contact center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal, a leading...

2010-10-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the National Consumer Law Center, with the support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, are hosting a national forum on cars and working families on October 29, 2010, at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. This meeting will convene consumer advocates, practitioners, academics, regulators and other groups interested in ensuring that working families can purchase and maintain a reliable...

2010-05-12 05:00:00

PHOENIX, May 12 /PRNewswire/ - America's anger towards Goldman Sachs would be better directed towards the Federal Reserve Bank, which creates the credit, said Texas Congressman Ron Paul during a candid interview with Jay Taylor on Mobileinvestor.com. Paul who has been outspoken in his disapproval of the Federal Reserve Bank claimed the organization of exists to take care of big banks and companies like Goldman Sachs. "I think a lot of this attack on Goldman Sachs won't amount to much," said...

2009-07-21 15:01:00

ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has launched a new web site feature designed to help the public keep track of major regulatory developments that occur as the U.S. government works to reform the nation's financial system in the wake of the financial crisis. The "Reforming the Nation's Financial System: A Timeline" site tracks Congressional and regulatory agency hearings and testimonies, as well as key statements by House and Senate committee members....

2009-06-10 10:25:00

ST. LOUIS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has launched a redesigned web site that offers a new look and feel, along with several new features that include dynamic economic data charts, a multimedia section and expanded sections for the Bank's Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis branches. Detailed surveys of every user group - bankers, economists, educators, community development specialists and the media - provided insight into the kinds of information and...

2009-05-04 12:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Banks that have a top executive serving as a regional Federal Reserve Bank director were nearly five times more likely to receive a TARP grant than other commercial banks, according to an exclusive analysis by FinCri Advisor, a new online publication and website about the financial crisis. Consider the numbers: 40.5% of banks with a top executive serving on a Federal Reserve Bank board received TARP CPP grants compared to 8.3% of all...

2009-03-05 07:11:00

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gushan Environmental Energy Limited ("Gushan" or the "Company"; NYSE: GU), China's largest producer of biodiesel as measured by annual production capacity, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008. Highlights for Fourth Quarter 2008 Total revenues increased by 16.0% year-to-year and decreased by 29.7% quarter-on-quarter to RMB315.1 million (US$46.2 million)....

2009-01-13 09:55:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A video recollection by St. Louis-area residents of their personal and often heart-wrenching experiences during the Great Depression is a highlight of a revamped web site by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: http://www.stlouisfed.org/greatdepression/. "My mother and dad lost their little home," said Anna Marie McIntyre of St. Louis in one video clip. "We were literally put on the street. That really was a hard time." Mary Suiter,...

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