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October 31, 2008

Agencies announce decision on impact of tax change on indirect investments in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock

October 29, 2008

Federal Reserve, Banco Central do Brasil, Banco de Mexico, Bank of Korea, and Monetary Authority of Singapore announce the establishment of temporary reciprocal currency arrangements

FOMC statement

October 28, 2008

Federal Reserve and Reserve Bank of New Zealand announce the establishment of a temporary reciprocal currency arrangement

October 22, 2008

Federal Reserve releases frequently asked questions for the Money Market Investor Funding Facility (MMIFF)

Federal Reserve announces it will alter the formula used to determine the interest rate paid to depository institutions on excess balances

October 21, 2008

Board issues statement concerning its approval of the proposal by Wells Fargo and Company to acquire Wachovia Corporation

Federal Reserve announces the creation of the Money Market Investor Funding Facility (MMIFF)

October 20, 2008

Federal Reserve approves final amendments to Regulation C that revise the rules for reporting price information on higher-priced mortgage loans

Speech by Governor Kroszner on strategic risk management in an interconnected world

Agencies encourage participation in Treasury's Capital Purchase Program, FDIC's Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program

Testimony of Chairman Bernanke on the economic outlook and financial markets

Federal Reserve releases issuer registration form and qualification certification for the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF)

October 17, 2008

Agencies announce decision on regulatory capital impact of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock

Expanded FAQs for Commercial Paper Funding Facility

October 16, 2008

Federal Reserve announces interim final rule to allow bank holding companies to include senior perpetual preferred stock issued to the Treasury Department in Tier 1 capital

October 15, 2008

Speech by Vice Chairman Kohn on the economic outlook

Speech by Chairman Bernanke on stabilizing the financial markets and the economy

October 14, 2008

FOMC authorizes an increase in the size of its temporary reciprocal currency arrangement with the Bank of Japan

Joint statement by Federal Reserve, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Board announces additional details regarding the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF)

Remarks by Chairman Bernanke at the Presidentís Working Group Market Stability Initiative announcement

October 13, 2008

Federal Reserve and other central banks announce further measures to provide broad access to liquidity and funding to financial institutions

October 12, 2008

Approval of proposal by Wells Fargo & Company to acquire Wachovia Corporation

October 9, 2008

Statement on the efforts of Citigroup and Wells Fargo to reach an accord regarding the acquisition of Wachovia Corporation

October 8, 2008

Statement regarding asset management services in support of CPFF

Board authorizes Federal Reserve Bank of New York to borrow securities from certain regulated U.S. insurance subsidiaries of AIG

Federal Reserve and other central banks announce reductions in policy interest rates

October 7, 2008

Agencies seek public comment on proposed rulemaking to lower risk weights for claims on, or guaranteed by, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Speech by Chairman Bernanke on current economic and financial conditions

Board announces creation of the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF) to help provide liquidity to term funding markets

Federal Reserve and other central banks announce schedules for term and forward auctions of U.S. dollar liquidity for fourth quarter

October 6, 2008

Approval of proposal by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group to acquire up to 24.9 percent of the voting shares of Morgan Stanley, and to acquire an indirect interest in Morgan Stanley's subsidiary bank, Morgan Stanley Bank; subsidiary savings association, Morgan Stanley Trust; and subsidiary trust company, Morgan Stanley Trust National Association

Board announces that it will begin to pay interest on depository institutions required and excess reserve balances, substantial further increases in Term Auction Facility auctions, and an exemption to allow limited bank purchases of assets from money market mutual funds

October 3, 2008

Statement by Chairman Bernanke on action taken by Congress

Statement by the Board and OCC on new proposal from Wells Fargo to acquire Wachovia

List of all Federal Reserve Board press releases

 
Last update: October 31, 2008