Atlanta Fed Press Releases


Oct 21, 2020

DAVID Tool Launches to Help Alabama Workers Achieve Self-Sufficiency

The State of Alabama and the Atlanta Fed have launched DAVID, a tool designed to help Alabamians achieve rewarding careers. The tool will help people recognize which career paths will help them become self-sufficient.

Sep 02, 2020

Fed Survey: Pandemic Straining Organizations Serving Low- to Moderate-Income Communities

Amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, organizations serving LMI communities are struggling to provide services to those who need it most. The latest Federal Reserve System report shows the challenges these organizations are facing and how an increased demand for services could affect their operations in the coming months.

Aug 12, 2020

Atlanta Fed Partners with Rework America Alliance

To help workers as they emerge from the pandemic, the Atlanta Fed's Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity is partnering with the Markle Foundation on a nationwide jobs initiative.

Jul 08, 2020

The CFO Survey Shows Business Confidence Beginning to Rebound as Firms Grapple with Effects of COVID-19

Findings from The CFO Survey conducted jointly for the first time by Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the Richmond and Atlanta Feds show that CFOs and other financial decision makers were more optimistic in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. Still, firms expected revenue growth to be negative, on average, in 2020.

Jul 07, 2020

New Federal Reserve Survey Shows Pandemic's Economic Impact

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is widespread and profound. But how is it affecting the most economically vulnerable groups? A new Federal Reserve System report examines challenges it poses for low- to moderate-income communities.

May 15, 2020

Duke University, Richmond and Atlanta Feds to Partner on the CFO Survey

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announce their collaboration on the CFO Survey, which will gather and interpret business and economic information from chief financial officers and business decision makers across the United States.

May 11, 2020

Atlanta Fed Launches Economic Survey Research Center

The Atlanta Fed has launched the Economic Survey Research Center, which will house the Bank's array of business and household surveys. The center will collect, analyze, and interpret data from surveys of businesses and households to further economic understanding.

May 04, 2020

Federal Reserve Survey Shows Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Nationwide

The array of obstacles that communities must surmount in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is formidable. "Perspectives from Main Street: The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and the Entities Serving Them," a new report from the Federal Reserve banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, depicts the magnitude of these challenges.

May 01, 2020

Atlanta Fed Launches Tool to Monitor Unemployment Claims

The Atlanta Fed has launched the Unemployment Claims Monitor, a data tool that allows users to find timely information about initial and continued claims for unemployment insurance. The tool will be updated weekly with U.S. Department of Labor data.

Mar 20, 2020

Atlanta Fed Releases Housing Affordability Data Tool

Track changes in the housing market with the Atlanta Fed's Home Ownership Affordability Monitor, or HOAM. This tool measures the ability of a median-income household to absorb the estimated annual costs associated with owning a median-priced home.

Jan 17, 2020

New Publication Features the Breadth of Atlanta Fed Research

Policy Hub features the expertise of Atlanta Fed economists and the breadth of the work they do. The debut issue offers a historical perspective of central bank actions. Learn more about Policy Hub.

Jan 14, 2020

The Atlanta Fed Releases the 2019 Report on Minority-Owned Small Businesses

Smaller shares of Asian- and Black-owned businesses were profitable at the end of 2017 compared to White-owned firms. Read a synopsis of the latest report on data from the 2018 Small Business Credit Survey.

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