Tagged: Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

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The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

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Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >

St. Louis Fed's James Bullard: Rates Are Good As Is

St. Louis Fed's James Bullard: Rates Are Good As Is

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard spoke Thursday in Little Rock about “Perspectives on 2019 Monetary Policy” as part of the Little Rock Regional Chamber’s “Power Up Little Rock” lecture series. read more >

Construction Spending Slips Slightly in October

Construction Spending Slips Slightly in October

Construction spending in the United States fell 0.1 percent in October compared with September, its third straight monthly decline, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Spending reached a peak of $1.32 trillion in May. read more >

Federal Regulators Look to Update CRA

Federal Regulators Look to Update CRA

Banking & Finance

With changes in banking, including a dramatic consolidation of the industry, federal bank regulators have put out the word that the way the Community Reinvestment Act is enforced is likely to change as well. read more >

St. Louis Fed President Speaks in Little Rock

St. Louis Fed President Speaks in Little Rock

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard spoke last week in Little Rock about “The U.S. Economy Three Months into 2018” at the Arkansas Bankers Association's and Arkansas State Bank Department’s Day with the Commissioner. read more >