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From Economic Synopses: Recent labor costs have actually grown more slowly than during the previous recovery.
Economic Synopses looks at China’s supply of foreign reserves and potential effects on the U.S. economy.
New to FRED: 384 monthly series from the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS) & Texas Retail Outlook Survey (TROS) from the Dallas Fed.
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
FRED has just added 10 diffusion indexes from the Survey of Business Conditions from the Chicago Fed. These indexes are constructed from quantitative questions related to capital spending, hiring, business activity, and expectations in the Chicago Fed’s District. These results contribute … Continue reading
FRED has added 77,196 annual series from the U.S. Census’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates release. The national-, state-, and county-level data relate to median household income and poverty estimates by age group, including the poverty universes used to construct these estimates.
FRED has just added six monthly series from the Monthly Treasury Statement release from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Fiscal Service. These data relate to the budget of the federal government.
FRED has just added 510 annual series from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates release from the U.S. Census: more state-level data relating to tax exemptions, mean adjusted gross income, and median adjusted gross income.
FRED has just added 774 series on total quarterly wages for all U.S. metropolitan statistical areas. These series are published by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.