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FRED-MD Has Been Updated

The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the April 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.

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FRED Adds 183 Series on Minimum Wage Workers

FRED has added 183 annual series from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on minimum wage workers. These data cover hourly paid workers age 16 and older with earnings at or below the prevailing federal minimum wage across various educational … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Data from the Dallas Fed: Trade-Weighted Value of the Dollar and Market Value of U.S. Government Debt

FRED has just added more data published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Real Trade-Weighted Value of the Dollar by U.S. State (50 monthly series): These indexes calculate the inflation-adjusted value of the U.S. dollar against the currencies of countries to which U.S. … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 324 European GDP Series

FRED has added 324 quarterly aggregates of gross domestic product (GDP) from the Eurostat database. These data cover real and nominal GDP for the euro area, European Union, and European countries. Data for the euro area countries are presented with … Continue reading

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FRED-MD Has Been Updated

The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the March 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.

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FRED Adds 24 Repos and Reverse Repos Series

FRED has added 24 daily aggregates of the repurchase agreements and reverse repurchase agreements from the New York Fed. The data are broken down by the type of securities (Treasury securities, federal agency securities, and mortgage-backed securities) and by the … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 384 Texas Service Series

FRED has just added 384 monthly series from the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS) and the Texas Retail Outlook Survey (TROS) published by Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The TSSOS, similar to surveys produced by the New York and … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 9 Series on Overnight Trading in the Federal Funds Market

FRED has added 9 series on overnight trading in the federal funds market from the New York Fed. The effective federal funds rate (EFFR) is calculated as a volume-weighted median of overnight federal funds transactions of selected money market rates. … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 2 Interest Rate Series

FRED has added 2 daily series from the Board of Governors: interest on required reserves (IORR) and interest on excess reserves (IOER). As stated by the source, the IOER series gives the Federal Reserve an additional tool for the conduct … Continue reading

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Changes to National Association of Realtors Series

The St. Louis Fed and the National Association of Realtors have reached a new data licensing agreement that will go into effect March 17, 2016: Removed series: All annual existing home sales series will be removed from FRED and its … Continue reading

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