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  1. Fed Talks of Strengthening Economy, But Didn't Hike: Why? Door Open for September?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Safehaven

    ... conditions and a return to 2 percent inflation." Esther L. George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City dissented. She preferred to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1/2 to 3/4 percent today. That's easy. This Fed ...

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  2. Fed Talks of Strengthening Economy, But Didn't Hike: Why? Door Open for September?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Minyanville

    ... conditions and a return to 2 percent inflation." Esther L. George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City dissented. She preferred to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1/2 to 3/4 percent today. That's easy. This Fed ...

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  3. Fed suggests interest rates still likely to rise this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    ... in June, there was one dissent at the July meeting. Esther George , president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City , voted for a quarter-point increase in the Fed's benchmark rate. George, who has expressed concern that persistently low rates ...

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  4. The Fed Sees 'Diminished Risks' In The Economy, Keeps Interest Rates SteadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    ... Once again, the lone dissenting voice in the vote was Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, who wants to see rates increased immediately. Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community ...

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  5. FOMC keeps rate unchanged after 'strong' jobs growth in JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday | SNL Financial

    ... prices fade. The members of the FOMC voted nine-to-one in favor of the policy statement. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George voted against the policy move, instead saying she wished to see the FOMC notch its target range ...

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  6. Fed holds off on rate hikes, but sees 'diminished' risks to the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    ... Steven Ricchiuto wrote in reaction to Wednesday's statement. One member of the Fed, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City president Esther George, dissented from Wednesday's statement, saying that the target rate should be raised a quarter of a ...

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  7. Fed holds key interest rate steady but signals a hike could come this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... g strength. Wednesday's statement was approved 9-1, with Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, dissenting. George wanted to raise the target range of the rate by a quarter percentage point, the statement said.

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  8. Highlighting the Hiring BurdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Market Wire

    ... has put more than 6 million people to work worldwide. Funk served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and was also the Chairman of the Conference of Chairmen of the Federal Reserve. Express Employment Professionals puts people ...

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  9. What to expect from the Federal Reserve's July meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... the annual economic policy symposium held in late August in Jackson Hole, Wyo., by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Yellen is scheduled to speak at the high-profile event and could indicate a rate hike is coming. The September Federal Open ...

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  10. KC Fed: Farmers' Need For Financing Remains HighRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Agri Marketing

    KC FED: FARMERS' NEED FOR FINANCING REMAINS HIGH Jul. 25, 2016 Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City news release The need for farm lending remained high in the second quarter of 2016, driven by ongoing demand for operating loans, according to the Federal Reserve's Agricultural Finance Databook. Respondents to the Survey of Terms and Bank Lending to Farmers indicated the total number of non-real estate loans made to farmers in the second quarter increased 6 percent from a year ago.

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  11. Anti-Money Laundering Summit to be Held at Denver Fed: Panelists...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | PR.com

    The Independent Bankers of Colorado and Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson will host second annual Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering Mile High Summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch, on Thursday, August 4, 2016. In a climate where examining agencies appear to be increasing the scrutiny applied to the compliance programs of financial institutions and money service businesses, the Summit will provide attendees with comprehensive information about BSA/AML.

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  12. The Search for the Elusive Natural Interest Rate 36 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bloomberg

    ... opinion matters even more because she participates in FOMC debates as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, said in a July 14 speech in Oklahoma City that too-low rates "can give rise to imbalances or misallocation of capital that, ...

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  13. Economies of Scale Encourage Continued ConsolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | JD Supra

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis just published a short summary of research by economists with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City concluding that compliance costs weigh "quite a bit" more heavily on smaller banks than their larger counterparts in the community banking segment . Looking specifically at banks under $10 billion in total assets , the study found that the ratio of compliance costs as a percentage of total noninterest expenses were inversely correlated with the size of the bank.

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  14. U.S. Bond Market Week In Review: A Flurry Of Fed SpeechesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Seeking Alpha

    ... pretty high, but probably because of low discounting rather than expected high returns. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City president Esther George said Monday she wants the U.S. central bank to get back to raising short-term interest rates ...

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  15. Business Leaders Survey: What's Wasting Your Time?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PRWeb

    ... modern wastes of time," said Bob Funk, CEO of Express, and a former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. "The first step to reducing wasted time is recognizing its causes. It's easy to feel like we are at the mercy of forces beyond ...

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  16. Dow hits record intraday high on robust jobs dataRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Xinhuanet

    ... June policy meeting released on earlier last week. "Esther George (the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City) has gone back to pressing for a summer rate hike, but the rest of the FOMC is likely to conclude it is too soon to hike this ...

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  17. Kansas City Fed president Esther George says rates are a too lowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Denver Post

    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City president Esther George said Monday she wants the U.S. central bank to get back to raising short-term interest rates gradually to reflect progress on hiring and inflation. George deemed the current level of short-term rates maintained by the Fed as "too low given the progress we've seen in the economy."

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  18. Fed's George Resumes Her Rate-Hike Push After Strong Jobs Report 30 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bloomberg

    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. "The economy is at or near full employment" said George, a voter this year on the policy-making Federal Open Market Committee, in a speech Monday in Lake Ozark, Missouri.

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  19. DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 19Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Reuters

    MONDAY, JULY 11 LAKE OZARK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before the Mid-America Labor Management Conference - 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.

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  20. DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 19Read the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Reuters

    MONDAY, JULY 11 LAKE OZARK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before the Mid-America Labor Management Conference - 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.

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