Useful links and sites on Business research.
Laws & Regulations, Publications, Regulators, and Statistics
- Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Bank for International Settlements)
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision provides a forum for regular cooperation on banking supervisory matters. Its objective is to enhance understanding of key supervisory issues and improve the quality of banking supervision worldwide.
- Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Contains: News & Events, Monetary Policy, Banking Information and Regulations, Payment Systems, Economic Research and Data, Consumer Information, Publications, Etc.
- Conference of State Bank Supervisors
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors, the nation’s leading advocate for the state banking system, and the only national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system.
- House Financial Services Committee
The House Financial Services Committee has jurisdiction over issues pertaining to the economy, the banking system, housing, insurance, and securities and exchanges. Additionally, the Committee also has jurisdiction over monetary policy, international finance, international monetary organizations, and efforts to combat terrorist financing.
- Office of the Comptroller of the Currency OCC (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
The OCC's primary mission is to charter, regulate, and supervise all national banks and federal savings associations. We also supervise the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. Our goal in supervising banks and federal savings associations is to ensure that they operate in a safe and sound manner and in compliance with laws requiring fair treatment of their customers and fair access to credit and financial products.
- The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
FHFA's mission is to provide effective supervision, regulation and housing mission oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks to promote their safety and soundness, support housing finance and affordable housing, and support a stable and liquid mortgage market.
- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
- Central Banker (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Central Banker is an overview of Federal Reserve policies, initiatives and news affecting financial institutions across the United States.
- Banking Legislation & Policy (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Banking Legislation & Policy summarizes and updates pending banking and financial legislation, regulation, and judicial activity at the federal level and for the Third District states (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware). It is published four times a year.
- Economic Policy Review (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
The Review is a policy-oriented journal focusing on macroeconomic, banking, and financial market topics. It publishes new research by Federal Reserve Bank of New York economists, papers by affiliated economists, and the proceedings of Bank-sponsored conferences. The Review’s Executive Summaries series offers abridged versions of many articles.
- Economic Quarterly (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
This quarterly academic journal contains articles on monetary theory and policy, banking and finance, and the payment system. Its predecessor, Economic Review, was published from 1974 to 1992
- Economic Trends (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Filling you in on the current state of the economy.
- The Region (The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Published quarterly, this magazine explores banking and economic policy issues related to the Federal Reserve and provides information about the Federal Reserve System.