GDPNow Forecast for Fourth Quarter Falls to 1.8 PercentOn November 25, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 is 1.8 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
2015–20 Deflation Probability Holds Steady
The 2015–20 deflation probability was 4 percent on November 24, unchanged from November 18. See the details.
The Pass-Through of Monetary Policy
The goal of the Federal Reserve's large-scale asset purchase program was to stimulate household consumption and business investment programs. However, evidence of the effectiveness of the program on real economic activity has been limited. Real Estate Research analyzes some data to look for more evidence.
Bitcoin's Bright Side
A growing number of legitimate businesses are emerging to make bitcoin easier to use. But the media often focuses on the darker side of bitcoin. A recent working paper analyzes the bitcoin industry and its risks and advantages. Take On Payments summarizes the paper.
Jobs Calculator Updated with State Data
How many jobs does it take in your state? Check out our state-level Jobs Calculator to learn how October data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics affect the outlook for unemployment in each state.
Southeastern Transportation: Tapping the Brakes?
Moving goods within and outside the Southeast has been a constant for the regional economy, especially for an area with numerous major ports. Members of an Atlanta Fed's advisory council recently convened to discuss trade and transportation issues, and SouthPoint summarizes the conversations.
Outlook and Policy Views
Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart speaks to the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta on November 19, 2015, about the economy, interest-rate policy, and what he expects in a policy normalization phase.
Economic & Financial Highlights
View the latest series of charts from our Economic & Financial Highlights page, including new data on consumer price index, industrial production, and more.
Exports a (Small) Cloud on Economy's Silver Lining
Exports have become an increasingly significant part of the regional economy, but growth has slowed lately. Economy Matters looks at the Southeast's export sector and how its performance has affected some industries.
2015-20 Deflation Probability Falls to 4 Percent
The 2015–20 deflation probability was 4 percent on November 18, down from 5 percent on November 10. See the details.
Minutes of the October 27–28 FOMC Meeting Released
The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee released the minutes of the Committee meeting held on October 27–28, 2015.
Business Inflation Expectations Hold Steady
Firms anticipate 1.8 percent inflation over the coming year, unchanged from October. Inflation uncertainty was also virtually unchanged at 2.2 percent, according to the Atlanta Fed's Business Inflation Expectations survey.
Small City Economic Dynamism
The Atlanta Fed introduces a new resource on small cities. It offers interactive, engaging features to help practitioners and policymakers understand local economic conditions.
myCPI Features October Data, Sticky-Price CPI Rises
The Atlanta Fed's myCPI tool has been updated with new data. Compare your personal consumer price index with the U.S. average. The sticky-price CPI rose 3.3 percent (annualized) in October, following a 3.5 percent increase in September.
Is It Bigger Than a Bread Box?
This week's Take On Payments lists 20 features of this increasingly important payment card type to let you test your know-how. Hint: It's not so different from any other transaction account, but it does pack a wallop.
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- Oct. 15
- Sep. 17
- Aug. 20
- Deflation Probabilities
- Southeastern Transportation: Tapping the Brakes?
- Economic & Financial Highlights
- Deflation Probabilities
- Robust Estimation of Nonstationary, Fractionally Integrated, Autoregressive, Stochastic Volatility
- Bitcoin's Bright Side
- Is It Bigger Than a Bread Box?
- Is the Payment Franchise Up for Grabs?
- Will NACHA's Same-Day ACH Rules Change Be an Exception-Only Service, At Least in the Short Term?
- Got Cash?
- The Pass-Through of Monetary Policy
- Construction and Real Estate Survey: Home Prices Continue to Advance
- Keeping an Eye on the Housing Market
- Construction and Real Estate Survey: Prices Advance but Sentiment Mixed
- Construction and Real Estate Survey: Sunny Sentiments