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FRED Announcements

FRED’s Freshest Data

Users now have access to some of FRED’s most popular data while they’re still hot. FRED now sources the Treasury bond and bill data used to calculate interest rate spreads directly from the U.S. Treasury Department rather than from the … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Resident Population Data

FRED has added 383 annual series on resident population estimates by metropolitan statistical area (MSA) from the U.S. Census Bureau. The map above shows annual population growth for all MSAs in the U.S. from 2017 to 2018.

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FRED Adds U.S. Financial Accounts Data

FRED has added over 36,400 series from the Board of Governors‘ Financial Accounts of the United States Z.1 release. With this addition, FRED now offers the entire Z.1 release, which includes data on transactions and levels of financial assets and … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Census Bureau Pension Data

FRED has added 29 new series on public pensions. The Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions, which comes from the U.S. Census Bureau, provides national summary data on the revenues, expenditures, and composition of assets of the largest defined benefit public employee … Continue reading

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FRED Adds State-Level International Trade Data by NAICS Product Codes

These 324 series from the U.S. Census Bureau represent the manufactured and non-manufactured commodity imports and exports by destination and origin for the United States as a whole and for each state. You can easily find these new series in … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Homeownership Data with Racial Breakdowns

FRED has added 5 homeownership series from the U.S. Census Bureau that represent the proportion of owner-occupied households broken down by race. You can easily find these new series in this release table.

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FRED Adds 102 State-Level Labor Force Participation Rate Series

These 102 monthly series represent seasonally adjusted and non-seasonally adjusted data on the labor force participation rate for each U.S. state and Washington, D.C., beginning in January 1976. A state’s labor force participation rate is the number of all employed … Continue reading

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FRED Adds 6 Secured Overnight Financing Rate Series

These six series from the New York Fed represent a broad measure of the cost of borrowing cash overnight collateralized by Treasury securities. These rates include all trades in the broad general collateral rate plus bilateral Treasury repurchase agreement (repo) … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Swap Rates

FRED has added 48 Swap rate series from ICE Benchmark Association. These data represent the mid-price for interest rate swaps (the fixed leg) in three major currencies (EUR, GBP and USD) and in tenors ranging from 1 year to 30 … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Business Formation Statistics

FRED has added 1,144 series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Business Formation Statistics release. The Census Bureau developed this release in collaboration with economists affiliated with the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Maryland, and University … Continue reading

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