FRED Announcements

FRED Adds 3 Labor Market Conditions Indexes

FRED has just added 3 labor market conditions indexes. Two of the indicators are from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and one is from the Federal Reserve Board. These monthly indexes use various labor market variables to measure … Continue reading

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Help Us Improve the Regional Economist

In its 22-year history, the Regional Economist has undergone several makeovers in design and content. Help us make the next version more valuable by taking this survey. The articles in this quarterly publication are written by economists primarily for an … Continue reading

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Making Full Use of FRED?

FRED user accounts let you save, create, subscribe, and share: Save your graphs and datalists. Create your own “dashboard” webpage with “widgets.” Subscribe to data alerts. And share it all with friends.    

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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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