The Southeast economy expanded modestly in recent months, according to the latest Beige Book. Business contacts in the retail, hospitality, and other sectors noted improvements, and most contacts expected near-term economic activity to grow moderately.
Firms anticipate 1.9 percent inflation over the next 12 months, virtually unchanged from 1.8 percent last month, according to the Atlanta Fed's business inflation expectations survey. Over the long term, or per year over the next five to 10 years, respondents expect 2.7 percent inflation.
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