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Liberty Street Economics

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has created this rather fine blog to feature insight and analysis from economists working at the intersection of research and Fed policymaking. People working in the fields of public policy, economics, monetary policy, and financial services will find much to enjoy here. Visitors can comment on different posts or follow embedded links that lead to working...

MoneyCentral is a new personal finance site by Microsoft now in public beta test. An expanded and more user-friendly form of MSN's Money Insider (discussed in the October 23, 1997 Scout Report for Business & Economics), MoneyCentral encompasses a wide variety of guides and tools on everything from Family Financing to Real Estate, Taxes and Investing. Visitors may view the full range of...
Recent Changes in U.S. Family Finances: Results from the 1998 Survey of Consumer Finances

This 29-page report from the January edition of the Federal Reserve Bulletin (see the September 9, 1999 Scout Report for Business and Economics ) discusses changes in the financial profiles of US families between 1995 and 1998. Income continued a moderate upward trend, but net worth grew rapidly -- an increase largely, but not entirely, due to stock market accounts. The report features a sidebar...