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The Federal Reserve is the central banking system of the United States comprised on twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks owned by member banks and overseen by an appointed board of governors. The Federal Reserve Bank has a mission of maximizing employment, stabilizing prices, and moderating long-term interest rates, supervising and regulating banks, enabling stability in the US financial system, and facilitating banking services for banks and the government. The FedNow Service is a new instant payment infrastructure developed by the Federal Reserve that allows financial institutions of every size across the U.S. to provide safe and efficient instant payment services. The FedNow Service will be deployed in phases, with the initial launch taking place July 2023.


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12 Nov, 2023
Moody's turns negative on US credit rating, draws Washington ire

Moody's on Friday lowered its outlook on the U.S. credit rating to "negative" from "stable" citing larg...

Source: Reuters
18 Sep, 2023
FedNow Has Launched As Blockchain Innovation Delivers Next-Gen Instant Payments

The U.S. Federal Reserve launched FedNow in July, the first government real-time payment system in the ...

Source: Forbes
12 Sep, 2023
$7.6 trillion of publicly held U.S. government debt matures in next 12 months. What does the Treasury do next?

Close to a third of all publicly-held, outstanding U.S. government debt is set to mature in the next 12...

Source: MarketWatch
12 Sep, 2023
Banks Load Up on $1.2 Trillion in Risky ‘Hot’ Deposits

U.S. banks collectively held more than $1.2 trillion in brokered deposits in the second quarter, accord...

5 Sep, 2023
How big banks won the banking crisis

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the US regional banking crisis that followed earlier this year ...

Source: CNN
4 Sep, 2023
Is there a subprime credit-card crisis on the horizon?

Subprime consumers are falling behind on their credit-card bills. From Generation Z and millennials to ...

Source: MarketWatch
30 Aug, 2023
The Bank of England is facing major losses on its bond purchases — and it’s set to get much worse

The Bank of England’s losses on bonds bought to shore up the U.K. economy will be “materially higher th...

Source: CNBC
29 Aug, 2023
Regulators unveil plans to force regional banks to raise debt in case of failure

U.S. banking regulators on Tuesday unveiled plans to force regional banks to issue debt to protect depo...

Source: CNBC
15 Aug, 2023
Regional banks slide after Fed’s Kashkari advocates ‘significantly further’ capital regulation

Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari favors getting tougher on regional banks, following...

Source: CNBC
15 Aug, 2023
Fitch warns it may be forced to downgrade dozens of banks, including JPMorgan Chase

A Fitch Ratings analyst warned that the U.S. banking industry has inched closer to another source of tu...

Source: CNBC