The Board of Governors recently announced changes to several data series from the H.15 releases. Because of these changes, the St. Louis Fed will cease updating the following Selected Interest Rate and Interest Rate Spread series: Moody’s corporate bonds, eurodollar deposits, interest rate swaps, … Continue reading
The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the September 2016 vintage. This database, designed for the empirical analysis of “big data,” is described in detail in a St. Louis Fed working paper by Michael W. McCracken and Serena Ng.
FRED has just added 3,382 quarterly series from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages survey produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (The data are also in GeoFRED.) This dataset represents average weekly wages for each metropolitan statistical … Continue reading
FRED has just added 2,880 annual series from the Personal Consumption Expenditures by State release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This data set contains personal consumption expenditures for each state, including per capita measures and sector-based data.
Release tables…? API…? Tell me more! Did you know that FRED has release tables? These detailed lists are great for learning how series are constructed. For example, Table 1.1.6 here shows the components of real GDP: Links to release tables … Continue reading
It seems like only yesterday that ALFRED, our source for vintage data, decided to steal…er…we mean imitate FRED’s look. Well, ALFRED has gone and done it again. So, to repeat ourselves: “If you know how to use FRED to visualize and … Continue reading
The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the July 2016 vintage. This database, designed for the empirical analysis of “big data,” is described in detail in a St. Louis Fed working paper by Michael W. McCracken and Serena Ng.
FRED has added an additional 203 annual and quarterly series from the Labor Productivity and Costs dataset published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These data are broken down into business, nonfarm business, nonfinancial corporations, and manufacturing for the United … Continue reading
FRED has added 127 series from the Three Centuries of Macroeconomic Data research project published by the Bank of England. These data cover national accounts and other financial and macroeconomic data in the United Kingdom going back to the … Continue reading
FRED has added 987 annual World Development Indicators series originally published by the World Bank. The data cover a multitude of indicators spanning from inflation rates to population levels for both individual nations and transnational regions. The information in … Continue reading