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Firms great and small

Economic Synopses compares assumptions and actual data on firm behavior during the Great Recession.

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Error in JOLTS Government Industry Data for Hires, Total Separations, and Layoffs & Discharges

The BLS discovered data errors in federal government hires, total separations, and layoffs and discharges and have removed observations since January 2011. Go to this link for updates on when the data will be corrected. The FRED series affected by this suppression of data include JTU9100TSR, JTU9100TSL, JTU9100LDR, JTU9100LDL, JTU9100HIR, JTU9100HIL, JTU9000TSR, JTU9000TSL, JTU9000LDR, JTU9000LDL, JTU9000HIR, JTU9000HIL, JTS9000TSR, JTS9000TSL, JTS9000LDR, JTS9000LDL, JTS9000HIR, and JTS9000HIL.

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Historical laws regulating the economy

Check FRASER’s Banking Legislation and Law themes for 50+ new pieces of historical legislation regulating trade, labor, and other domains.

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Debt in the St. Louis Fed’s District

Economic Synopses tracks the ups and down of debt in St. Louis, Louisville, Memphis, and Little Rock.

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FRED Users, Your Content Just Got Better

We’ve made improvements to FRED user accounts to make it easier to interact with all your content.The user account homepage offers you a comprehensive view and more choices for displaying and interacting with your content.

  • View and access all your content in one unified space
  • Add or preview a graph right from the content page
  • Organize your content page according to your needs
  • Enjoy the auto-update feature for graphs
  • Receive links and notifications for FREDcast®, our econ forecasting game

Stay tuned for more updates and improvements in the coming months.

And, as always, check out our helpful tutorials and FAQs for some extra guidance.

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Privacy, Cash, and Crypto

The latest from Early Edition Review considers privacy for purchases.

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Why Are U.S. Bond Yields So High?

Find out here.

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FRED Adds Cryptocurrency Series

FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: BitcoinBitcoin CashEthereum, 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).

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FDIC on FRASER

Browse over 800 statements and speeches from 1935-1990 to learn how FDIC bank regulators crafted and communicated policy.

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Recession Signals

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?

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