Announcements

FRED Adds Midwest Economy Index from Chicago Fed

FRED has just added 70 monthly series from the Midwest Economy Index from the Chicago Fed, including these two headline series: The Chicago Fed Midwest Economy Index measures Midwest nonfarm business activity growth, and the Chicago Fed Relative Midwest Economy Index measures nonfarm business activity growth relative to national growth.

Recent addition: FRED added 3 monthly series from the Trimmed Mean Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Inflation Rate release from the Dallas Fed.

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FRED Adds Midwest Economy Index from Chicago Fed

FRED has just added 70 monthly series from the Midwest Economy Index from the Chicago Fed, including these two headline series: The Chicago Fed Midwest Economy Index measures Midwest nonfarm business activity growth, and the Chicago Fed Relative Midwest Economy Index measures nonfarm business activity growth relative to national growth.

 

Recent addition: FRED added 3 monthly series from the Trimmed Mean Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Inflation Rate release from the Dallas Fed.

Posted in FRED Announcements, Research Announcements, Top Story 1

Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts

On June 18 and 30, respectively, the BEA and US Census Bureau will make significant changes to the way international transaction accounts (ITAs) and the international investment position (IIP) are presented. For further information, please see the BEA’s explanation of the changes.

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18 US Trade Series Added to FRED

These 18 monthly series published by the BEA and US Census Bureau represent US exports and imports in nine services categories. These new categories are a result of the comprehensive restructuring of the international economic accounts, which has affected the presentation of the U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services release.

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5,685 Debt Securities Series Added to FRED

These 5,685 quarterly series published by the Bank for International Settlements represent issuing activity in international and domestic securities markets.

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1,174 World Development Indicators Added to FRED

These 1,174 annual series are published by the World Bank at the country level. Examples include

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144 US Educational Attainment Series Added to FRED

These 144 annual series provide national and state-level results from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Series track the percentage of the population age 25 and older with secondary, tertiary, and advance degrees.

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156 International Educational Attainment Series Added to FRED

These 156 quinquennial series from the World Bank track the percentage of the population age 25 and older with tertiary schooling

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2,049 Banking Series Added to FRED

These 2,049 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 at the national, state, and Federal Reserve District levels. Examples include net income, assets, equity capital, net charge-offs, and loan loss reserve to total loans.

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12 Consumer Credit Series Added to FRED

These monthly series were added to the G.19 Consumer Credit release from the Board of Governors. They focus on student loans, motor vehicle loans, and consumer loans owned by nonprofit and educational institutions.

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