Speech Topics

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Making Sense of Money, the Federal Reserve, and Monetary Policy
Most people have heard of the Federal Reserve but often don’t know exactly what the Fed does and why. This speech provides an overview of the Federal Reserve and a closer look at one of its most important responsibilities — formulating the nation's monetary policy.
Regional Economic Outlook
Commentary on economic and financial issues of interest to residents and businesses in the Fourth District — Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.
National Economic Outlook
Discussion of current national economic conditions.
Current Economic Policy Issues
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland economists discuss their research in areas such as labor markets, household finance, inflation measurement and forecasting, financial stability, and international markets.
Bank Regulatory Issues
Examination of emerging issues affecting Fourth District financial institutions such as safety and soundness, banking conditions and trends, and laws protecting consumers’ rights.
Payments System
Discussion of payments services the Federal Reserve provides to depository institutions and the federal government such as electronic payments and cash operations.
Community Development
Topics include community and economic development, land banking, access to credit and capital, and foreclosures.