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FRED Announcements

FRED Adds New Visa Data

FRED has added 6 data series for the Visa Spending Momentum Index (SMI). The SMI is a monthly measure of changes in consumer credit and debit card spending. Reported by Visa, the index is calculated from a sample of current … Continue reading

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FRED Will Remove Wilshire Index Data on June 3, 2024

On June 3, 2024, FRED will remove all Wilshire Index data. The removed data will no longer be available through the FRED database, Excel add-in, mobile applications, APIs, or any other FRED-related service. Custom links to these series or custom graphs … Continue reading

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FRED & DDP Partnership

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Federal Reserve Board are working together to expand options for finding, accessing, and visualizing data from the Board’s Data Download Program (DDP): All releases available through the DDP are now accessible … Continue reading

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New Related Content on FRED

Don’t miss the new related content for every FRED webpage! The FRED Team has added a feature that suggests data series based on common searches in FRED. Scroll down below your favorite graph on any series page to find those … Continue reading

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FRED Continues To Improve Its Accessibility

The FRED team continues to make its website more accessible to all users. Enhancements have been made to FRED’s homepage, header and footer, release pages, search pages, and release tables. These include:

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FRED Adds New Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index Data

FRED has added 42 data series with new features of the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index. On September 28, 2023, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis started reporting two new PCE price indexes: one excluding the energy and housing … Continue reading

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A U.S. Government Shutdown Could Delay Some FRED Data

If funding for U.S. federal government agencies is not renewed by October 1, 2023, some U.S. data series updates may be suspended. The FRED team will monitor the situation and update the series in the FRED database as soon as new data … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Macroeconomic Uncertainty Index Data

FRED has added three data series for the Macroeconomic Uncertainty Index for United States. The Macroeconomic Uncertainty Index is a monthly measure of how unpredictable overall economic conditions are 1 month, 3 months, and 1 year ahead. Economists Kyle Jurado, … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Wage Growth Tracker Data

FRED has added 67 Wage Growth Tracker data series from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The Wage Growth Tracker is a monthly measure of the nominal wage growth of individuals. The Atlanta Fed uses the individual answers to the … Continue reading

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FRED Adds SCOOS Data

FRED has added 1,106 new series of Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey on Dealer Financing Terms (SCOOS) data from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Each series represents a count for an offered response to one of … Continue reading

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