Announcements

Check Out the New FRED “Release View”

Thirty select FRED data releases now include a “release view”: This new feature allows you to view the release the way the source presents it! For example, you can view the components of GDP or CPI or see the H.15 weekly interest rates. Tweet @stlouisfed or email us if you have a favorite release you’d like converted, or take a look at our tutorial.

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Credit Card Delinquency

The latest Economic Synopses essay looks at changes in credit card borrowing: Fewer cardholders in delinquency and fewer accounts for those cardholders were the main causes of the recent fall in the delinquency rate.

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FRED Adds 416 Banking Series

These 416 quarterly series are constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using commercial bank call report data from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.

The data are at the national and MSA level. Examples include net interest income, assets, return on assets, and loan loss reserve to total loans.

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FRASER Joins the Digital Public Library of America

FRASER’s content is now available through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a portal that offers public access to digital items from libraries, archives, and museums nationwide.  The work of incorporating FRASER into DPLA was done through a partnership with the Missouri History Museum library staff.

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FRASER Turns 10, Improves with Age

Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER) is 10 years old and now offers improved browsing & search, re-organized archival collections, shareable resources via social media, an in-page PDF viewer, and the ability to link to specific pages, export to Zotero, and download metadata in XML or JSON.

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FRED Adds 6 National Transportation Services Indexes

These 6 monthly series published by the U.S. Department of Transportation‘s Bureau of Transportation Statistics measure volume of transportation services performed for freight and passengers.

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Last Chance To Take Our Economic Data Survey

Friday, Nov. 14, is the last day to take our data survey. The St. Louis Fed would greatly appreciate your insights on how to improve access and delivery of economic data. Access this brief survey here.

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FRASER’s 1000 Tweets, 1000 Followers

“Oct 6, 1979: FOMC fundamentally changes its policy. Read the minutes… Infographic of US energy use in 1970… 1947 bulletin examines women’s jobs over 7 decades…” Be a part of the one thousand. Follow FRASER’s twitter feed for a daily dose of economic history.

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FRED Adds Labor Market Conditions Index

This new monthly series from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System examines the health of the U.S. labor market. The Labor Market Conditions Index is derived from a dynamic factor model that extracts the primary common variation from 19 labor market indicators.

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FRED’s More Flexible Now

Need employment data, but just for women and not in the government or education sectors? FRED’s updated tagging system makes it easier to filter and browse data series: Narrow your search by selecting tags you know are helpful and excluding tags you know you don’t need.

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