GDPNow Forecast for Third Quarter Inches Down to 1.0 Percent
On October 9, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the third quarter of 2015 is 1.0 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
Minutes of the September 16-17 FOMC Meeting Released
The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee on Thursday released the attached minutes of the Committee meeting held on September 16-17, 2015.
Economic & Financial Highlights
View the latest series of charts from our Economic & Financial Highlights page, including new data on average hourly earnings, payroll employment, commodity price index, international trade, manufacturing purchasing managers, unemployment and labor force, and more.
FRASER: Making Primary Sources a Source of Interest
Meet FRASER: The Fed's archival system—and an excellent primary source—for economic research provides online access to original works to make history come alive. Learn more in this Extra Credit article.
Data for Wu-Xia Shadow Federal Funds Rate Updated
The Wu-Xia shadow federal funds rate stood at -0.74 percent on September 30. The rate is constructed with underlying input data for Gurkaynak, Sack, and Wright yield curve estimates.
ECONversations: Getting Personal with Inflation and the Cost …
The terms inflation and cost of living are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Atlanta Fed economist Brent Meyer explained the differences and more in an ECONversations webcast on September 23.
Data Digests Updated with Recent Data
View our interactive charts, which feature recent data and note current economic activity and trends in employment and real estate in the Southeast.
GDPNow Forecast for Third Quarter Ticks Up to 1.1 Percent
On October 6, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the third quarter of 2015 is 1.1 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
Banking Forum Considers Cybersecurity, Other Challenges
More than 60 bankers from across the Southeast joined Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta leaders at the Bank's headquarters to discuss regulation, consolidation, and other financial industry issues.
Labor Report Silver Lining? ZPOP Ratio Continued to Rise in …
A new macroblog post revisits the ZPOP ratio—a new measure of labor utilization—and notes that the ratio improved slightly in September amid an otherwise soft jobs report and has shown substantial improvement since 2009.
Don't Let the Absence of a Fat Dog Scare You
An incident response plan to implement in the event of a data breach is critical, especially if you don't already have a fat dog to clean up the mess. This week's Take On Payments post explains.
Labor Market Tracking Tools Updated With September Data
What do September employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics mean for the outlook for labor markets? Check out the Labor Market Spider Chart and the Jobs Calculator to find out.
Guided Reading Questions for Economy Matters
What is it like to be an entrepreneur in the United States today? Extra Credit provides probing questions to accompany a new Economy Matters article, "Keeping Up with the Gazelles." Teach your students about the important role young, high-growth companies play in our economy.
Economic & Financial Highlights
View the latest series of charts from our Economic & Financial Highlights page, including new data on capital goods, price index components, personal consumption, house prices, sales of existing and new single-family homes, and more.
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