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Banks and banking -- United States

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View Resource FDIC: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation WWW Home Page is open for business. At this site, there is information on the U.S. banking industry, financial information on the condition of the Bank Insurance Fund and the Savings Association Insurance Fund, consumer information, and press releases.
View Resource Commercial Bank and Bank Holding Company Database

The Report of Condition and Income database, provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, contains financial data for all banks regulated by the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Comptroller of the Currency. Merger Data contains information on all "bank acquisitions and mergers since 1985." The Merger Data is available in either ASCII or SAS format. Quarterly...
View Resource History of the Eighties: Lessons for the Future: FDIC

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Division of Research and Statistics has released History of the Eighties--Lessons for the Future. The report is divided into three parts: overview and national issues, sectoral and regional crises, and analysis of supervisory tools. This research report aims to analyze "the complex combination of causes (economic, financial, legislative and regulatory)...
View Resource Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Law, Regulations and Related Acts

The complete text of the FDIC's Law, Regulations and Related Acts (Rules and Regulations), complete with interactive search capability, is now available. Policy statements approved by the FDIC Board of Directors, selected General Counsel opinions, legal advisory opinions, consumer laws and regulations related to banking, and selected Federal Reserve regulations are also part of the service.
View Resource RateNet

RateNet was jointly developed by DataTrac, PR Newswire (discussed in the February 7, 1997 Scout Report) and IDC Financial Publishing. RateNet connects consumers to financial institutions on the Internet by providing a ranking service for the banking industry. Users may examine the current and historic interest rates of over 11,000 financial institutions from 175 markets across America. There are...
View Resource In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve

Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, this introduction to the Federal Reserve System includes easy-to-understand text and interactive illustrations. As readers pass their cursors over the pictures, descriptions of different facets the Federal Reserve are revealed. The tour explains the FRB's composition, responsibilities, regional structure, and more. A list of resources and a short...
View Resource Interagency Financial Institution Web Site Privacy Survey Report

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released this report which examines the Websites of 364 banks and thrifts in order to "provide an indication of the state of the industry with respect to data collection and on-line privacy disclosures." The study found that 48 percent of the banks offered some kind of online privacy disclosure, and that 96 percent of the largest banks and thrifts with...
View Resource Structure and Share Data for US Offices of Foreign Banks

The US Federal Reserve Board of Governors publishes data on foreign bank assets for offices located in the US each March, June, September, and December with a four-month delay. The reports list banks by type, home country, and federal reserve district.
View Resource FED101

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City provides this new site to help introduce the federal reserve system to the uninitiated, particularly high school-aged visitors (though anyone who wants to learn basic knowledge about the Fed can benefit from a visit). The site is divided into five main sections -- History, Structure, Monetary Policy, Banking Supervision, and Financial Services -- each of...
View Resource University of Texas at Austin Police Department: ATM Theft

The University of Texas at Austin Police Department has posted this website with information about a new approach to ATM theft. The website alerts the public to a technology that criminals have been able to install on legitimate bank ATMs that lets them receive information on customers' ATM number and PIN through wireless transmission. Photos of the technology are posted so customers can be on the...
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