Discussions of economic and policy issues, banks and banking, and economic education.


Fintech: Friend or Foe? A "ViewPoint" Webcast - December 18, 2018

Dec 18, 2018

Technological innovation has brought enormous change to banking and finance. In this "ViewPoint" interview, Atlanta Fed experts discuss the benefits and potential pitfalls of financial technology, or fintech.

The Tech Revolution: Is This Time Different? - August 28, 2018

Aug 28, 2018

Atlanta Fed research director Dave Altig recently discussed the economic disruptions caused by smartphones, artificial intelligence, and other technologies, placing their impact on today's labor markets and the macroeconomy into historical context.

How Fracking Affects Home Values - June 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018

How has the boom in hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," affected housing prices? An Atlanta Fed economist recently discussed the question, and you can watch the ECONversation webcast to hear him talk about his research into the topic. 

"ViewPoint Live" Webcast Discusses Regional Banking Conditions, Outreach - April 26, 2018

Apr 26, 2018

A recent webcast featured representatives of the Atlanta Fed's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit division talking about southeastern banking conditions and why community outreach remains integral to the work of the Bank.

A New Faster Payments Guarantee - March 14, 2018

Mar 14, 2018

In today's world, we want everything fast, especially our money. ACH transactions will soon become faster than ever. Register for the next webinar to interact with the Retail Payments Risk Forum team as they explore the opportunities Phase 3 of Same-Day ACH makes available.

A Big-Picture Look at the Economy - February 21, 2018

Feb 21, 2018

Assessing economic conditions is not for the faint of heart. A recent webcast attempted to cut through the clutter and discussed ways the Atlanta Fed makes sense of the voluminous data available.

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