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St. Louis: Growing Slowly

Expected growth: 11%. Actual growth: 4.7%. Read why.

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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 pension systems for state and local governments.

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A Policy Primer

Page One Economics gives you the lowdown on current monetary policy in just 5 pages.

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The Natural Rate

Economic Synopses explains the demographics and policy implications behind the “natural rate of interest.”

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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 the imports and exports release tables.

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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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Read the Second Quarter Review…

…for the latest on monetary policy communication, trade, the term premium, and racial gaps.

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Easing into Tightening

Will quantitative tightening constrict the economy? Probably not.

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Ahead of the Curve

A two-part Economic Synopses essay looks at predictions for the next recession.

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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 and unemployed workers divided by the state’s civilian population.

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