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FRED Adds Key European Central Bank Interest Rates

FRED has added three new series: the key interest rates set by the Governing Council of the ECB for the euro area. These interest rates include: The deposit facility rate, which banks may use to make overnight deposits with the Eurosystem. … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Data from the FDIC’s QBP

FRED has added 153 series from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Quarterly Banking Profile (QBP). The QBP provides the earliest comprehensive summary of financial results for all FDIC-insured institutions. These series provide quarterly aggregate U.S. data since 1984. Also, the … Continue reading

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FRED Adds SOFR Averages and Index

These four series are an extension of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR). The SOFR averages are compounded averages of the SOFR over rolling 30-, 90-, and 180-calendar-day periods. The SOFR Index measures the cumulative impact of compounding the SOFR … Continue reading

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FRED Updates Money Stock Measures (H.6), Discontinues Money Zero Maturity

The Board of Governors has made several changes to the H.6 statistical release, “Money Stock Measures,” to reflect changes announced on December 17, 2020.  As of February 23, 2021, the H.6 statistical release is published at a monthly frequency, on … Continue reading

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FRED Revises and Expands Indeed Hiring Data

FRED has expanded job posting data from Indeed. The release now features trends in job postings for France and several new metro areas in the U.S. Indeed has discontinued wage-tier posting data, and these data will no longer be updated … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Monthly Business Formation Statistics Data

The U.S. Census Bureau has updated their Business Formation Statistics (BFS) release, and FRED now includes new monthly data starting in July 2004 (including new data for U.S. Census regions and national data by two-digit NAICS codes). Quarterly data have … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Federal Reserve Weekly Balance Sheet Records Since 1914

FRED has added about 120 series on weekly historical balance sheet records for the Federal Reserve System, starting in 1914 and spanning through April 2018. These series were digitized by Cecilia Bao, Justin Chen, Nicholas Fries, Andrew Gibson, Emma Paine, and … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Consumer Expenditure Surveys from Bureau of Labor Statistics

FRED has added about 18,500 new series from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) program. The CE program provides data on expenditures, income, and demographic characteristics of consumers in the United States, which are primarily used to … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Weekly Report on Pandemic Claims

FRED has added 159 new series from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration’s weekly report on pandemic claims.  These state-level data include initial claims for unemployment assistance for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (including those workers … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Monthly State Retail Sales from Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau has released an experimental data product featuring modeled state-level retail sales. The Monthly State Retail Sales (MSRS) report is a blended data product that combines monthly retail trade survey data, administrative data, and third-party data. Users … Continue reading

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