The following notification information was emailed today to individuals who have an active user account for our publicly available economic data and analysis tools (FRED, FRASER, GeoFRED, ALFRED), which are available on our research division’s public website.
In August 2014, the Retail Payments Risk Forum conducted a mobile banking and payments survey of financial institutions in the Sixth Federal Reserve District. (The Sixth District comprises Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and portions of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.)
Nearly 40% of banked Americans that have mobile phones now use their handsets to access their accounts, according to research from the Federal Reserve Board.
We are pleased to share with you registration information for participation in the task forces outlined in our recently published Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System paper.
A senior researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis has floated the idea of a government-backed 'Fedcoin' that uses a bitcoin-style protocol but the US dollar as the monetary object, combining the best of cryptocurrencies and cash.
The US Federal Reserve has set out a series of options for speeding up the country's antiquated payments system.
US bank-backed ACH The Clearing House is to undertake a multi-year effort to build a new real-time processing platform, as the country finally begins to get to grips with its antiquated payment systems.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is to set up a working group to tackle the interoperability and technology challenges of using digital account tokens to replace card numbers for online and mobile purchasing.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston looks at the policy implications of bitcoin.
America's Federal Reserve Banks are moving ahead with plans to improve the country's payment infrastructure, promising to publish a roadmap in the coming months that could eventually lead to a faster payments system.
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