FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The price data are updated daily and span from as early as 2014 to the present. All data were obtained from Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange company, whose overall digital asset performance is depicted in the above graph (Coinbase Index).
Browse over 800 statements and speeches from 1935-1990 to learn how FDIC bank regulators crafted and communicated policy.
From Economic Synopses: May’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8%, the lowest in 18 years. Does this tell us something about the next recession?
FRED has added 812 annual series on mean real household wages adjusted by cost of living. Mean household wages are obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey and are further adjusted for cost of living using regional price parities from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
From Economic Synopses: A closer look at the rapid rise in China’s patents.
FDIC records and research, including a study of bank failures in the 1920s.
Page One Economics sheds light on the costs of natural disasters, with a focus on New Orleans.
From Economic Synopses: Low-income countries are quick to lower tariffs but slow to gain from free trade.
FRED Blog topics in June include paying interest on banks’ excess reserves, fertility, and trains.
From Economic Synopses: Tariff increases have been associated with lower economic activity.