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Regional Spotlight

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Key Your Bank into "Green" Finance Sept. 22

Financial institutions interested in exploring "green" financial products, projects and municipal developments can attend Green Finance: Investing in Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Developments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville.

This event will demonstrate how federal, state and local policies, along with new financial products, are providing opportunities for investment in environmentally friendly and sustainable communities. Bankers can learn how investors are considering the financial returns on investments in green projects and the social and environmental returns. Contact the Fed's Emily Lape at 502-568-9282 or to register.

St. Louis Fed's Web Site Revamped

The St. Louis Fed's web site has been revamped and now offers several new features and tools. These features include customizable economic charts and data, including data from the Fed's Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis zones; multimedia features; RSS feeds; an expanded menu of e-mail alert reports; and a new job search tool.

You can find brief videos of St. Louis Fed President James Bullard exploring such topics as exit strategies for the Fed and origins of the crisis, and audiocasts from Fed economists discussing the latest economic data.

Hey, Whatever Happened to That Bank?

Have you ever wondered what happened to a particular bank in the Eighth District? Did it go out of business, change its name or, more likely, merge with another institution? Find out with a handy St. Louis Fed web page that depicts the merger and name change histories of select institutions. The information is presented state by state.