FRED Announcements

FRED Adds 768 World Development Indicators

FRED has just added 768 world development indicators from the World Bank. These annual, country-level series include the fertility rate, the infant mortality rate, life expectancy, and the literacy rate.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 220 Series of International Residential Property Prices

These 220 quarterly series published by the Bank for International Settlements track the prices of residential properties and measure the rates at which those prices are changing. In addition to nominal prices and growth rates, the data set also includes … Continue reading

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Federal Debt Series Error Corrected

FRED users: Two data series were affected by an error from Sep. 5 through Sep. 8, 2014. We posted incorrect data for Federal Debt Held by the Public, which also affected Federal Debt Held by Agencies and Trusts. We thank … Continue reading

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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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