Announcements

FRED Adds 6,164 Series on Personal Income

These series from the BEA measure income received by all persons from all sources. The per capita series divide total personal income by the Census Bureau’s annual midyear population estimates.

 

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Beyond the Numbers Conference

In September, the St. Louis Fed will host a new conference for librarians and information professionals—Beyond the Numbers. Economic information experts will share their insights on improving access to and understanding of economic information.

Posted in Research Announcements, Top Story 1

FRED Adds 6,164 Series on Personal Income

These series from the BEA measure income received by all persons from all sources. The per capita series divide total personal income by the Census Bureau’s annual midyear population estimates.

Posted in FRED Announcements, Research Announcements, Top Story 1

Beyond the Numbers Conference

In September, the St. Louis Fed will host a new conference for librarians and information professionals—Beyond the Numbers. Economic information experts will share their insights on improving access to and understanding of economic information.

 

Posted in Research Announcements, Top Story 5

Recent Economic Synopses Tackle Two Investment Topics

ES No. 18: Market patterns show that investor expectations do affect portfolio choices. But return-chasing behavior can be costly: up to 5% lower returns than with the traditional buy-and-hold strategy. ES No. 19: Italian and Spanish govt. bond yields are nearly equal to those in the U.S. Does this mean their risk levels are nearly equal? The answer is given in terms of inflation expectations, which are lower for the euro than for the dollar.

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FRASER Adds Issues of the PPI Detailed Report

Issues of the Producer Prices and Price Indexes (PPI) Detailed Report are now available on FRASER for 1978 to the present.

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FRASER Adds Speeches of Cleveland Fed Presidents

The speeches of Cleveland Fed Presidents Elvadore R. Fancher, Ray M. Gidney, Wilbur D. Fulton, W. Braddock Hickman, Willis J. Winn, Karen N. Horn, and W. Lee Hoskins are now available on FRASER. Their tenures cover the period November 2, 1914, through November 15, 1991. The FRASER collection of Cleveland Fed Presidents’ speeches will soon be complete when the speeches of the two most recent Presidents, Jerry L. Jordan and Sandra Pianalto, are added.

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FRASER Adds Issues of the Cleveland Fed’s Review

Consult the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Economic Review on FRASER, from the March 1919 issue (describing the railroad decline’s effect on Pennsylvania steel mill operations) to the 4th quarter 2001 issue (describing how monetary policy could affect corporate finance).

Posted in Research Announcements, Top Story 4

Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Maria Canon and Yang Liu discuss the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, which emerged from the Unemployment Extension Act, passed on November 21, 2008. They consider that extended benefits may reduce unemployed workers’ job search efforts, decreasing their likelihood of becoming reemployed.

Posted in Research Announcements, Top Story 4

FRASER Adds Federal Reserve Bank of New York Circulars

These circulars were issued to member banks to address key topics in the Reserve Bank’s mission, procedures, and processes. FRASER just added circulars from 1967 to 1971.

Posted in Research Announcements, Top Story 5

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