Headlines - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta Announcements of general bank news, press releases, speeches, publications, and events, including workshops and conferences http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ en-us http://www.frbatlanta.org/ Atlanta Fed Logo http://www.frbatlanta.org/~/media/Images/assets/image_gallery/frba_logo_rss http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Steady https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=AB1BC726-C684-4354-A625-6A0634F3C120 AB1BC726-C684-4354-A625-6A0634F3C120 Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:44:00 EST On April 19, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.8 percent, unchanged from April 18. View GDPNow for more details. Beige Book: Employers Note Ongoing Labor Market Tightness https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/regional-economics/beige-book/2019/04/18/beige-book-employers-note-ongoing-labor-market-tightness?item=CCC422EC-4EBA-47AF-98CF-EC34D2D27702 CCC422EC-4EBA-47AF-98CF-EC34D2D27702 Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:12:00 EST The newest Beige Book indicates that existing home sales in a number of southeastern markets strengthened early this year, helped by a slowing increase in mortgage interest rates. Economy Matters summarizes this finding and others. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=5F764ECD-2145-4F4D-B426-05C5D369E258 5F764ECD-2145-4F4D-B426-05C5D369E258 Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:35:00 EST On April 18, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.8 percent, up from 2.4 percent on April 17. View GDPNow for more details. Bostic Publishes New Research https://case.edu/socialwork/nimc/sites/case.edu.nimc/files/2019-04/Mixed-Income LIHTC Developments in Chicago Bostic et al.pdf?item=688FF6E4-7318-4D1A-A0DD-2E9A32D725C4 688FF6E4-7318-4D1A-A0DD-2E9A32D725C4 Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:30:00 EST A research paper coauthored by Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic has just been published in an online volume. The paper investigates the characteristics of mixed-income housing in Chicago financed at least in part with equity from the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Inches Up https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=7076C72B-3D0A-4D88-901D-4F3320B4A917 7076C72B-3D0A-4D88-901D-4F3320B4A917 Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:35:00 EST On April 17, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.4 percent, up from 2.3 percent on April 8. View GDPNow for more details. For Customer Education, Map Out the Long Journey https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/04/for-customer-education-map-out-the-long-journey.html?item=6CA82579-AB85-48C7-BC78-1AA791A51839 6CA82579-AB85-48C7-BC78-1AA791A51839 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:05:00 EST Chances are if you're young and saving for retirement, you've had some sort of financial education. Recent research has looked at how financial education shapes short- and long-term behaviors. Read Take On Payments for some highlights. Wage Growth Tracker Up Slightly to 3.5 Percent in March https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=69AA0152-C0C5-4813-9553-3F605241C897 69AA0152-C0C5-4813-9553-3F605241C897 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was little changed in March at 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent in February. On a 12 month basis, wage growth has averaged 3.5 percent since December 2018. CDFIs: We Want to Hear from You! http://frb.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aXE7xYNXY17IrEV?item=20AAC380-6959-4491-85AC-79BECB84E33C 20AAC380-6959-4491-85AC-79BECB84E33C Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:48:00 EST Take the Federal Reserve's 2019 CDFI Survey today! You can help policymakers and communities better understand the impact of CDFIs nationwide. Market Probability Tracker Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cenfis/market-probability-tracker?item=81E93251-45AC-4E35-82C2-9E4AFD8A64EC 81E93251-45AC-4E35-82C2-9E4AFD8A64EC Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:00:00 EST On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released March's Consumer Price Index. Find out how this affected the market's assessment of future rate moves at the Market Probability Tracker. myCPI Features March Data, Sticky-Price CPI Rose 2.7 Percent in March https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject?item=2FF11C56-DEEF-414C-B678-F3B407EC4D6F 2FF11C56-DEEF-414C-B678-F3B407EC4D6F Thu, 11 Apr 2019 12:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's myCPI tool has been updated with March data. Compare your personal consumer price index (CPI) with the U.S. average. The sticky-price CPI rose 2.7 percent (on an annualized basis) in March. Business Inflation Expectations Unchanged at 1.9 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject/bie?item=70CCDE67-FD6A-4467-A61A-083CE13B2ED6 70CCDE67-FD6A-4467-A61A-083CE13B2ED6 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:00:00 EST Firms anticipate 1.9 percent inflation over the coming year, and firms' sales and profit margins remained roughly the same compared to normal periods, according to the Atlanta Fed's latest Business Inflation Expectations survey. Did the 2017 Tax Reform Discriminate against Blue State Voters? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/07-did-the-2017-tax-reform-discriminate-against-blue-state-voters-2019-04-10?item=DEBA4B62-DF5C-447D-9207-4ED4C91EE9A2 DEBA4B62-DF5C-447D-9207-4ED4C91EE9A2 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:31:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research looks at how the 2017 tax reform affected different states in different ways. Atlanta Fed Taylor Rule Utility Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/taylor-rule?item=745DB0BE-D818-48E9-9C60-5341A0F19239 745DB0BE-D818-48E9-9C60-5341A0F19239 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:57:00 EST The data have been updated to incorporate recent releases from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as Cleveland and Atlanta Fed model nowcasts. The Two-Pillar Policy for the RMB https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/08-the-two-pillar-policy-for-the-rmb-2019-04-10?item=73C8E542-F018-4C17-BFC4-A85DCF6D8739 73C8E542-F018-4C17-BFC4-A85DCF6D8739 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:35:00 EST Atlanta Fed research examines the renminbi, finding a policy seeking to balance the currency's index stability and exchange rate flexibility. Insuring against Cyber Loss https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/04/insuring-against-cyber-loss.html?item=74CC8952-83AD-4501-9F77-30DC9589E1B0 74CC8952-83AD-4501-9F77-30DC9589E1B0 Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:28:00 EST As the number of cyber attacks continues to grow, what are financial institutions doing to protect themselves? What can a cyber-insurance policy do for them? Take On Payments considers these questions. Read this week's post to learn more. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=DA5DB84C-9251-47EF-9765-F0677085B55F DA5DB84C-9251-47EF-9765-F0677085B55F Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:27:00 EST On April 8, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.3 percent, up from 2.1 percent on April 2. View GDPNow for more details. Market Probability Tracker Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cenfis/market-probability-tracker?item=2D13F6B9-54BE-468C-AD3F-3AA604142C1E 2D13F6B9-54BE-468C-AD3F-3AA604142C1E Sat, 06 Apr 2019 09:00:00 EST On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released March's employment report. Find out how this affected the market's assessment of future rate moves at the Market Probability Tracker. Labor Report First Look Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/labor-report-first-look?item=633584BE-09DD-453B-8D1D-D98AE84AA22E 633584BE-09DD-453B-8D1D-D98AE84AA22E Fri, 05 Apr 2019 08:55:00 EST The Labor Report First Look for March offers an updated snapshot of current and historical employment data. We update the First Look's data with each release of the Employment Situation Summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which next occurs on May 3. Labor Market Tracking Tools Updated with March Data https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/human-capital-data-and-tools?item=C6C201A8-FBCD-43EE-A171-17DA499E0DE7 C6C201A8-FBCD-43EE-A171-17DA499E0DE7 Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:00:00 EST What do March employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics mean for the outlook for labor markets? Check out the Labor Market Distributions Spider Chart, Labor Market Sliders, and Jobs Calculator to find out. Speaking Publicly on Privacy: A Conversation about Digital Privacy https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190402-conversation-about-digital-privacy?item=1749E6B8-6A98-4437-A90E-5D9A59BD06D6 1749E6B8-6A98-4437-A90E-5D9A59BD06D6 Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 EST Safeguarding personal data is a challenge in our digital era. In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks with Heinz College professor Alessandro Acquisti about the field of privacy economics.  First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Steady https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=81F415D7-74DC-4B8B-9E8E-68FBAAFEDBFE 81F415D7-74DC-4B8B-9E8E-68FBAAFEDBFE Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:45:00 EST On April 2, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.1 percent, unchanged from April 1. View GDPNow for more details. Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Financial Behaviors https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/financial-tips/financial-behaviors?item=DED54CD8-245D-4F49-9483-05877D966264 DED54CD8-245D-4F49-9483-05877D966264 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 08:00:00 EST Don't be fooled by your finances! Our tips can help you understand your financial behaviors and provide useful strategies for enhancing your financial future. Contactless Cards: The Future King of Payments? https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/04/contactless-cards-the-future-king-of-payments.html?item=BF3E33E5-5C3D-4CDF-A5A8-8F179B909539 BF3E33E5-5C3D-4CDF-A5A8-8F179B909539 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:00:00 EST All signs indicate that this year will be the year of the contactless card in the United States. These "tap and wave" cards use the same technology as mobile phone payments. Take On Payments asks: will contactless muscle out mobile, or help it? First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=A6D79620-D357-4D02-B68F-99EABD57E527 A6D79620-D357-4D02-B68F-99EABD57E527 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:00:00 EST On April 1, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.1 percent, up from 1.7 percent on March 29. View GDPNow for more details. Atlanta Fed Taylor Rule Utility Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/taylor-rule?item=F243BAE9-5954-4BB2-99F3-F25FC9AE26E4 F243BAE9-5954-4BB2-99F3-F25FC9AE26E4 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:19:00 EST The data have been updated to incorporate recent releases from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia as well as Cleveland and Atlanta Fed model nowcasts. Carry Factors: Characteristics and Informational Content https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cenfis/publications/notesfromthevault/03-carry-factors-characteristics-and-informational-content-2019-03-29?item=DC372748-F388-4C45-BAFD-D97F77771D33 DC372748-F388-4C45-BAFD-D97F77771D33 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:08:00 EST Notes from the Vault discusses the informational content of carry factors for policy analysis. It highlights the predictive content of the bond and commodity carry, respectively, for recessions and inflation, and the commonality in the currency carry. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Rises https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=675CC253-A51A-4649-AC5B-527162BA6278 675CC253-A51A-4649-AC5B-527162BA6278 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:52:00 EST On March 29, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 1.7 percent, up from 1.5 percent on March 27. View GDPNow for more details. Marking Milestones at the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/inside-the-fed/2019/03/28/marking-milestones-at-the-atlantas-fed-miami-branch?item=1C62F16C-A8B8-410D-AE7F-E39E3FBBD815 1C62F16C-A8B8-410D-AE7F-E39E3FBBD815 Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:29:00 EST As Women's History Month comes to a close, Economy Matters shines a spotlight on Bevery Ferrell and Marilyn Nieves, two women who shattered the glass ceiling at the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch. Under Pressure: The Pluses and Minuses of a Hot Economy https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190328-pluses-and-minuses-of-hot-economy?item=888E8E2B-7D44-4B92-BD4B-197A3522A435 888E8E2B-7D44-4B92-BD4B-197A3522A435 Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 EST Does economic history hold any lessons about an economy in a sustained period of full employment? Atlanta Fed economist Julie Hotchkiss discusses her recent research into the question on this episode of the Economy Matters podcast.  Survey of Business Uncertainty Released https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/surveys/business-uncertainty?item=70BCC3C2-E220-4924-8248-1437303D16A3 70BCC3C2-E220-4924-8248-1437303D16A3 Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:00:00 EST Are changes in economic conditions affecting the outlook of businesses in your community? Find out what a national sample of firms thinks about the future with our Survey of Business Uncertainty. Intermediation in Markets for Goods and Markets for Assets https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/05-intermediation-in-markets-for-goods-and-markets-for-assets-2019-03-27?item=4B946757-C994-402D-9DD7-9AAC86B8A875 4B946757-C994-402D-9DD7-9AAC86B8A875 Wed, 27 Mar 2019 14:38:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research examines intermediation in financial markets, finding that it is more prone to instability than in goods markets. Is Stricter Regulation of Incentive Compensation the Missing Piece? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/06-is-stricter-regulation-of-incentive-compensation-the-missing-piece-2019-03-27?item=16DD1E61-4C2F-4AD4-A45A-FBCFCB543D73 16DD1E61-4C2F-4AD4-A45A-FBCFCB543D73 Wed, 27 Mar 2019 14:39:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research asks if regulation of incentive compensation would enhance financial system stability. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=CE68CD0D-6A98-443F-8A17-6B964AF21EA1 CE68CD0D-6A98-443F-8A17-6B964AF21EA1 Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST On March 27, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 1.5 percent, up from 1.3 percent on March 26. View GDPNow for more details. Young Hispanic Women Investing More in Education: Good News for Labor Force Participation https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/03/young-hispanic-women-investing-more-in-education-good-news-for-labor-force-participation.html?item=50C732C2-B5DE-49EF-BA24-5651CF5F65C5 50C732C2-B5DE-49EF-BA24-5651CF5F65C5 Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:30:00 EST Among the notable trends in labor force participation is the increased role of Hispanic women in the workforce. A new macroblog post looks at some factors at work in this rise, including a growing emphasis on educational attainment by young Hispanic women. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Inches Up https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=7DC78511-C7BE-4EF1-98CC-0D42FFA511DB 7DC78511-C7BE-4EF1-98CC-0D42FFA511DB Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:38:00 EST On March 26, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 1.3 percent, up from 1.2 percent on March 22. View GDPNow for more details. A Theory of Housing Demand Shocks https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/04-a-theory-of-housing-demand-shocks-2019-03-25?item=E54FAFD7-7915-4153-A37E-B3E5A11A480D E54FAFD7-7915-4153-A37E-B3E5A11A480D Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:20:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research provides a microeconomic foundation that accounts for volatile price-to-rent ratios in house prices. Safeguarding Privacy and Ethics in AI https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/03/safeguarding-privacy-and-ethics-in-al.html?item=2A915F97-B3EA-478E-B492-6FC6C796CA6C 2A915F97-B3EA-478E-B492-6FC6C796CA6C Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:28:00 EST Artificial intelligence systems offer us huge benefits more efficiencies, stronger security, and better health among them. But how do we make sure they're used ethically? Read Take On Payments to learn about some guidelines designed to protect people's rights and privacy. Soft Skills Lingo Bingo https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/maximum-employment-matters/soft-skills-lessons-for-life/2019/lingo-bingo?item=8BB9925E-4567-4724-A979-E20363ADE016 8BB9925E-4567-4724-A979-E20363ADE016 Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:00:00 EST This lesson and bingo game will teach your students some of the traits that employers value in workers. Explore concepts related to soft skills and game on! Annual Report Examines Economic Mobility https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/annual-report/2018?item=5DFC0B1F-7724-478F-9C4C-BFB7C4AA7322 5DFC0B1F-7724-478F-9C4C-BFB7C4AA7322 Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed has released its 2019 annual report, One Region. Many Economies. Read the report, the first of a four-part series, to learn about the Southeast's varied economies and the steps people are taking to improve economic mobility and resilience. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Rises https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=4B3BFF0C-E8C4-4D14-8462-A0D901B8A88D 4B3BFF0C-E8C4-4D14-8462-A0D901B8A88D Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:56:00 EST On March 22, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 1.2 percent, up from 0.4 percent on March 13. View GDPNow for more details. A Different Type of Tax Reform https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/03/a-different-type-of-tax-reform.html?item=9A8206F6-2A55-48A2-BCA3-7F295A7F0F91 9A8206F6-2A55-48A2-BCA3-7F295A7F0F91 Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:35:00 EST Tax reform is never straightforward, especially when it's aimed at reducing disincentives to work for the least wealthy. This macroblog post looks at the so-called benefits (or fiscal) cliff that many at the lower end of the income scale face when they consider entering the workforce. The Case for an Ample Reserves Monetary Policy Framework https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/news/speeches/2019/03/22-bostic-case-for-an-ample-reserves-monetary-policy-framework?item=DD56B1D8-9A18-47B2-A2AB-5F4E20857321 DD56B1D8-9A18-47B2-A2AB-5F4E20857321 Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:30:00 EST Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic speaks on March 22 at the San Francisco Fed's Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy Conference about the Federal Open Market Committee's recent decisions in managing the latter stages of policy normalization. The Patriots of the Payments Landscape https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/03/the-patriots-of-the-payments-landscape.html?item=E2DFDAF4-11D9-4760-AA89-1948D59EC59B E2DFDAF4-11D9-4760-AA89-1948D59EC59B Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:32:00 EST Some people are dismayed by the Patriots' domination in football because conversations about the sport have become a little, well, monotonous. Take On Payments wonders if cards’ domination in payment types similarly crowds more interesting payment types out of the conversation. The Clash of the Coins: We Have a Winner! https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/banking-and-finance/clash-of-the-coins?item=F91C2B3F-205A-40F8-A6D7-A6B7E78511B5 F91C2B3F-205A-40F8-A6D7-A6B7E78511B5 Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:30:00 EST Over four weeks, we invited you to participate in the Clash of the Coins, and we're delighted to announce that the Dahlonega Mint Half Eagle gold coin was the top vote-getter! Now, visit Economy Matters to read background information about all 16 worthy competitors. Federal Reserve Announces New Payments Study https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/pressreleases/other20190314b.htm?item=EDAB8027-DECC-48CD-913B-02BFA3072110 EDAB8027-DECC-48CD-913B-02BFA3072110 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:30:00 EST The 2019 payments study will obtain totals and search for developing trends in noncash payments for calendar year 2018. Wage Growth Tracker Declines to 3.4 Percent in February https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=37D8D03B-4008-48B6-B3AC-EFED9F1BB29A 37D8D03B-4008-48B6-B3AC-EFED9F1BB29A Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker came in at 3.4 percent in February, down from 3.7 percent in January. The 12-month average remained at 3.5 percent, where it has been for the last few months. Brazil's Economy, Emerging from Turmoil, Looks to Future https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/economic-research/2019/03/14/brazils-economy-emerging-from-turmoil-looks-to-future?item=71A82EE2-1545-4CCB-BD53-C23C46A6EEFE 71A82EE2-1545-4CCB-BD53-C23C46A6EEFE Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:00:00 EST Brazil, Latin America's largest economy and an important U.S. trading partner, is feeling optimistic about its economic future after years of sluggish growth and uncertainty. Economy Matters presents some expert views of the country's prospects. Business Inflation Expectations Unchanged at 1.9 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject/bie?item=6EC4C252-FBAC-4C45-85D0-29696AB3581E 6EC4C252-FBAC-4C45-85D0-29696AB3581E Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST Firms anticipate 1.9 percent inflation over the coming year, and firms' sales and profit margins improved over the month, according to the Atlanta Fed's latest Business Inflation Expectations survey. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=1F0E0D83-6E9E-4626-B080-CDA9A987AFC4 1F0E0D83-6E9E-4626-B080-CDA9A987AFC4 Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:47:00 EST On March 13, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.4 percent, up from 0.2 percent on March 11. View GDPNow for more details. Millennials' Spending Preferences: All That Different? https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/economic-research/2019/03/12/millennials-spending-preferences-all-that-different?item=BEE595A7-B57D-4CFC-A737-F7843B6CA0AF BEE595A7-B57D-4CFC-A737-F7843B6CA0AF Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:00:00 EST The popular perception of millennials is that their habits differ markedly from those of older generations. But Economy Matters looks at recent survey data and learns that at least in terms of how they spend money they're not very different after all. myCPI Features February Data, Sticky-Price CPI Rose 2.2 Percent in February https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject?item=07A8A437-3809-40CE-8B94-9FE8347259E4 07A8A437-3809-40CE-8B94-9FE8347259E4 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's myCPI tool has been updated with February data. Compare your personal consumer price index (CPI) with the U.S. average. The sticky-price CPI rose 2.2 percent (on an annualized basis) in February. Beige Book: Employers Continue Quest for Employees https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/regional-economics/beige-book/2019/03/12/beige-book-some-firms-moving-operations-to-find-workers?item=DD5B96E0-B1CA-4B71-AF38-773F6B325C69 DD5B96E0-B1CA-4B71-AF38-773F6B325C69 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:00:00 EST The newest Beige Book from the Federal Reserve discusses some of the challenges employers face in an environment of full employment, with some firms taking new steps to attract a quality labor force. Economy Matters summarizes the latest findings. Atlanta Fed Taylor Rule Utility Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/taylor-rule?item=A930DEA7-D701-4F43-A16F-6D439127DF25 A930DEA7-D701-4F43-A16F-6D439127DF25 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:19:00 EST The data have been extended through this quarter and incorporate recent releases from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as Cleveland and Atlanta Fed model nowcasts. Payments Webinar Explores a Fintech Talent Gap https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/03/payments-webinar-explores-a-fintech-talent-gap.html?item=D7CA0482-E7CC-4012-AA16-F7C71066EFB9 D7CA0482-E7CC-4012-AA16-F7C71066EFB9 Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:33:00 EST Financial technology, or fintech, evolves quickly. One consequence of this rapid change is a growing need to make sure the fintech workforce has the right skills. Read Take On Payments to learn about an upcoming webinar that will explore initiatives to bridge the fintech talent gap. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Falls https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=DDDDF30E-2C2A-4FAD-B169-7DBDE3D2D7C8 DDDDF30E-2C2A-4FAD-B169-7DBDE3D2D7C8 Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:58:00 EST On March 11, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.2 percent, down from 0.5 percent on March 8. View GDPNow for more details. The Clash of the Coins: The Final Showdown! https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/banking-and-finance/clash-of-the-coins?item=9CD3E86E-0D13-4724-B665-F853CAB2958D 9CD3E86E-0D13-4724-B665-F853CAB2958D Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST And then there were two! Round 4 of the Clash of the Coins is under way now, and the Liberty Head Nickel is facing off against the Dahlonega Mint Half Eagle for all the bragging rights! Visit our interactive bracket to learn more about both of them, and cast your vote before we reveal the winner next week! First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Steady https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=2DF8E938-1C9E-4ABB-8B87-141B11749E18 2DF8E938-1C9E-4ABB-8B87-141B11749E18 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:47:00 EST On March 8, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.5 percent, unchanged from March 6. View GDPNow for more details. Labor Report First Look Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/labor-report-first-look?item=B37DDD21-CE7A-4E59-A07B-FFB7DB4DDFCD B37DDD21-CE7A-4E59-A07B-FFB7DB4DDFCD Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:55:00 EST The Labor Report First Look for February offers an updated snapshot of current and historical employment data. We update the First Look's data with each release of the Employment Situation Summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which next occurs on April 5. Labor Market Tracking Tools Updated with February Data https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/human-capital-data-and-tools?item=14CFF0F9-0318-48E5-ADF7-CA26ED9408F4 14CFF0F9-0318-48E5-ADF7-CA26ED9408F4 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:00:00 EST What do February employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics mean for the outlook for labor markets? Check out the Labor Market Distributions Spider Chart, Labor Market Sliders, and Jobs Calculator to find out. Atlanta Fed Updates Small City Dynamism Index https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/community-and-economic-development/2019/03/08/atlanta-fed-updates-small-city-dynamism-index?item=CF3A6C2F-CD03-4A77-AC9D-285CFAF01DD2 CF3A6C2F-CD03-4A77-AC9D-285CFAF01DD2 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 06:00:00 EST Economic strength varies widely across the Southeast. The Atlanta Fed offers an index depicting the economic vitality of towns in the region, and Economy Matters looks at how users can view their town and others. Bayesian Nonparametric Learning of How Skill Is Distributed across the Mutual Fund Industry https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/03-bayesian-nonparametric-learning-of-how-skill-is-distributed-2019-03-07?item=B283EC8A-F35C-4594-9419-F076B3F2F3F2 B283EC8A-F35C-4594-9419-F076B3F2F3F2 Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:42:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research estimates the skill of actively managed mutual funds. X Factor: Hispanic Women Drive the Labor-Force Comeback https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/03/x-factor-hispanic-women-drive-the-labor-force-comeback.html?item=19FA2139-42B7-4FBC-A368-B3F6789C8186 19FA2139-42B7-4FBC-A368-B3F6789C8186 Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:10:00 EST The U.S. labor force has seen a recent increase in the share of Hispanic women. A new macroblog post discusses what factors are at work behind this shift. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Inches Up https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=22BD529B-3BC7-4294-A565-E8417EE38B2E 22BD529B-3BC7-4294-A565-E8417EE38B2E Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:50:00 EST On March 6, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.5 percent, up from 0.3 percent on March 4. View GDPNow for more details. The Importance of the Small https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/03/the-importance-of-the-small.html?item=3427E597-447D-4D95-B480-20D0611B8C81 3427E597-447D-4D95-B480-20D0611B8C81 Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:53:00 EST "Though she be but little, she is fierce," wrote Shakespeare. Small depository institutions are every bit as important to the Federal Reserve Payments Study as larger institutions. Read Take On Payments to learn how their whisper becomes a mighty voice. First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Steady https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=5CE77B07-3A50-44DA-84E7-501A732A627C 5CE77B07-3A50-44DA-84E7-501A732A627C Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:45:00 EST On March 4, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.3 percent, unchanged from March 1. View GDPNow for more details. Round 3 of the "Clash of the Coins" Has Begun! https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/banking-and-finance/clash-of-the-coins?item=4F197049-1C48-4270-A2E4-A1B489DE085F 4F197049-1C48-4270-A2E4-A1B489DE085F Mon, 04 Mar 2019 13:45:00 EST We're down to the final four! Round 3 of the Clash of the Coins is under way now visit our interactive bracket to learn more about each of the remaining competitors and cast your vote as we head into next week's final matchup! Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Consumer Rights https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/financial-tips/consumer-rights?item=6A37C4F7-D6F9-4BB1-9752-EF1D7F70E877 6A37C4F7-D6F9-4BB1-9752-EF1D7F70E877 Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 EST National Consumer Protection Week is from March 3 to 9. Our tips can help you become a better informed consumer and provide you with resources for taking action. Initial First-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Released https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=A5443913-353C-417E-9F8C-BCD66BB8221B A5443913-353C-417E-9F8C-BCD66BB8221B Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:30:00 EST On March 1, the initial GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 is 0.3 percent. View GDPNow for more details. Atlanta Fed Taylor Rule Utility Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/taylor-rule?item=7F9C8DF5-84AB-46C2-B83A-6249352769FF 7F9C8DF5-84AB-46C2-B83A-6249352769FF Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:27:00 EST The data have been extended through this quarter and incorporate recent releases from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis as well as Cleveland and Atlanta Fed model nowcasts. "Financial Inclusion Is Very Important": A Conversation about Payments https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190228-financial-inclusion-is-very-important?item=12613E23-002E-4DBF-BF7D-43DA2C04E07E 12613E23-002E-4DBF-BF7D-43DA2C04E07E Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:00:00 EST The payments system is continually evolving. Nell Campbell-Drake of the Atlanta Fed's Retail Payments Office talks about the changes, and the Fed’s leading role in the payments system, on the Economy Matters podcast.  Survey of Business Uncertainty Released https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/surveys/business-uncertainty?item=167D769F-469D-43CF-B3E7-E85237081B0A 167D769F-469D-43CF-B3E7-E85237081B0A Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:00:00 EST Are changes in economic conditions affecting the outlook of businesses in your community? Find out what a national sample of firms thinks about the future with our Survey of Business Uncertainty. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Steady https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=4F6EAD9F-8979-4F84-88D3-10455B544BF1 4F6EAD9F-8979-4F84-88D3-10455B544BF1 Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:58:00 EST On February 27, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 1.8 percent, unchanged from February 26. View GDPNow for more details. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Inches Down https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=19D06CFA-55D7-4CDE-A6A2-34D887EF4337 19D06CFA-55D7-4CDE-A6A2-34D887EF4337 Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:16:00 EST On February 26, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 1.8 percent, down from 1.9 percent on February 25. View GDPNow for more details. Fighting Discipline with Discipline https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/02/fighting-discipline-with-discipline.html?item=07576CF1-7B89-4AEE-A6C5-C3B32A2C37F1 07576CF1-7B89-4AEE-A6C5-C3B32A2C37F1 Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:45:00 EST Criminal groups that commit large-scale fraud, including business email compromise, follow a highly disciplined process to achieve their end. Read Take On Payments about how businesses must also be disciplined in their fight back. Tariff Worries and U.S. Business Investment, Take Two https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/02/tariff-worries-and-us-business-investment-take-two.html?item=92FC1617-3E39-4D0C-943B-B0A395F786D2 92FC1617-3E39-4D0C-943B-B0A395F786D2 Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:30:00 EST Tariffs have seized recent headlines, but how much of an impact do tariff hikes and trade policy concerns have on businesses plans for future capital expenditures? A new macroblog post looks at recent survey data to find out. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Rises https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=172C505C-FDE9-4B8B-B55F-1D493EC708B1 172C505C-FDE9-4B8B-B55F-1D493EC708B1 Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:55:00 EST On February 25, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 1.9 percent, up from 1.4 percent on February 21. View GDPNow for more details. Vote Now in Round Two of the Clash of the Coins! https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/banking-and-finance/clash-of-the-coins?item=76F0EE43-232E-4C4A-9BD5-2F570757D89A 76F0EE43-232E-4C4A-9BD5-2F570757D89A Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00:00 EST The Mercury dime and the Susan B. Anthony dollar are among the eight coins that advanced to Round Two of the "Clash of the Coins"! Head to Economy Matters to read more information about the surviving coins and cast your vote for which coins advance to Round Three next week! How the ATM Affects the Way We Pay https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/02-how-the-atm-affects-the-way-we-pay-2019-02-25?item=E1333DBE-CE21-48D1-9BDD-1837D1CF302C E1333DBE-CE21-48D1-9BDD-1837D1CF302C Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:09:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research examines how denominations dispensed by ATMs affect consumers' purchasing decisions. Black History Month: Atlanta Fed Milestones https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/inside-the-fed/2019/02/21/black-history-month-atlanta-fed-milestones?item=ACCEA0DD-FE08-4828-8285-51732072F09C ACCEA0DD-FE08-4828-8285-51732072F09C Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:25:00 EST The Atlanta Fed takes great pride in its demonstrable commitment to diversity, and Economy Matters looks at some of the Bank's diversity milestones during Black History Month. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Inches Down https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=137B39AF-C1B3-4113-AA08-021154FA4EA3 137B39AF-C1B3-4113-AA08-021154FA4EA3 Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:49:00 EST On February 21, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 1.4 percent, down from 1.5 percent on February 14. View GDPNow for more details. Acute Audit Appendicitis https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/02/acute-audit-appendicitis.html?item=00422A40-88E0-4485-BC4A-320CBB7A57CA 00422A40-88E0-4485-BC4A-320CBB7A57CA Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:20:00 EST The medical field discovered long ago that people don't need their appendix to survive. Financial institutions and ACH payments processors are about to learn that they can survive without another kind of appendix: Appendix Eight of the NACHA Operating Rules. Read Take On Payments to learn how auditing compliance for financial institutions and ACH payments processors is changing. Vote in the Clash of the Coins https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/banking-and-finance/clash-of-the-coins?item=5DDE4F16-2B43-478B-A664-8CCB8E5582D8 5DDE4F16-2B43-478B-A664-8CCB8E5582D8 Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 EST Heads you win, tails you win! Participate in Economy Matters' Clash of the Coins, where U.S. coins of historical and economic significance are competing over the course of four weeks and your vote counts! Cast your vote as we gradually reveal more information about each one, and come back each week to see the results! Workforce Development: Driving Economic Mobility and Resilience https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/news/speeches/2019/02/15-bostic-workforce-development-driving-economic-mobility-and-resilience?item=D1BE75D7-DF1B-47B5-AFD6-A90A7DF37B8D D1BE75D7-DF1B-47B5-AFD6-A90A7DF37B8D Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:55:00 EST Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic, at the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama annual meeting in Birmingham, discusses why effective workforce development is essential to economic mobility and resilience. Trends in Hispanic Labor Force Participation https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/02/trends-in-hispanic-labor-force-participation.html?item=5580380C-8C70-4D8F-A714-C528DCE47D1E 5580380C-8C70-4D8F-A714-C528DCE47D1E Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:00:00 EST Whether or not to participate in the labor force is influenced by numerous factors. A new macroblog post uses a tool from the Atlanta Fed to highlight the changes in participation among Hispanics. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Falls https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=6CDDEB8F-5FA3-4FE7-869C-184BA9E938AE 6CDDEB8F-5FA3-4FE7-869C-184BA9E938AE Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:45:00 EST On February 14, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 1.5 percent. View GDPNow for more details. Market Probability Tracker Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cenfis/market-probability-tracker?item=1F31363F-E09A-4916-A644-E5923FFC9C5F 1F31363F-E09A-4916-A644-E5923FFC9C5F Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:00:00 EST On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's Consumer Price Index. Find out how this affected the market's assessment of future rate moves at the Market Probability Tracker. Business Inflation Expectations Decline Slightly to 1.9 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject/bie?item=B928E4E1-AD3B-4491-8BCC-39D403DA16C0 B928E4E1-AD3B-4491-8BCC-39D403DA16C0 Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:00:00 EST Firms anticipate 1.9 percent inflation over the coming year, and firms' sales and profit margins improved somewhat over the month, according to the Atlanta Fed's latest Business Inflation Expectations survey. myCPI Features January Data, Sticky-Price CPI Rose 2.6 Percent in January https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/inflationproject?item=E5C37B24-39D8-4E75-9968-83879D2A7C6B E5C37B24-39D8-4E75-9968-83879D2A7C6B Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's myCPI tool has been updated with January data. Compare your personal consumer price index (CPI) with the U.S. average. The sticky-price CPI rose 2.6 percent (on an annualized basis) in January. Atlanta Fed Taylor Rule Utility Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/taylor-rule?item=A79E5A08-661B-4609-A1DA-A37E4A51E93D A79E5A08-661B-4609-A1DA-A37E4A51E93D Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:20:00 EST The data have been updated to incorporate recent releases from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as Cleveland and Atlanta Fed model nowcasts. AI and Privacy: Achieving Coexistence https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/02/ai-and-privacy-achieving-coexistence.html?item=8CAF464A-3C5A-46F5-8761-6C3DD2494DF2 8CAF464A-3C5A-46F5-8761-6C3DD2494DF2 Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:06:00 EST As artificial intelligence (AI) gets cheaper, more powerful, and more prevalent, how do we protect every individual's right to privacy? How do we keep AI ethical and accountable without stymieing creativity? Take On Payments looks at some of the practical implications of AI. Migration Constraints and Disparate Responses to Changing Job Opportunities https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/research/publications/wp/2019/01-migration-constraints-and-disparate-responses-to-changing-job-opportunities-2019-02-08?item=84226755-50CC-4671-BC17-4DF8FEDC206A 84226755-50CC-4671-BC17-4DF8FEDC206A Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:30:00 EST New Atlanta Fed research examines the role constraints to migration might play in explaining racial/ethnic disparities in the labor market. Wage Growth Tracker Moves to 3.7 Percent in January https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=85C360A3-B3AC-469C-8602-010D98D435E1 85C360A3-B3AC-469C-8602-010D98D435E1 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's overall Wage Growth Tracker was 3.7 percent for the three months ending January, down slightly from 3.9 percent in November 2018. However, the Wage Growth Tracker for those changing jobs rose 4.6 percent for the three months ending January, the highest reading since 2007. Small City Economic Dynamism Index https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/community-development/data-and-tools/small-city-economic-dynamism?item=3DC2F978-325B-4091-A5FC-19ED06F8AE7F 3DC2F978-325B-4091-A5FC-19ED06F8AE7F Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:00:00 EST Our updated data tool gives a regional overview of the economic trajectory and current conditions of 816 small and midsized U.S. micropolitan and metropolitan areas. See how your city compares with others in the rankings. Conversation with the Chairman: A Teacher Town Hall https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/education/feature/2019/02/05-chairman-leads-town-hall?item=D602290A-F09C-405C-AD7E-ABD8F9FDB132 D602290A-F09C-405C-AD7E-ABD8F9FDB132 Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:15:00 EST Watch Chairman Powell as he spoke with educators from across the country on February 6, 2019. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Increases https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=59F70D78-535D-49F6-966D-CA553FBEFE67 59F70D78-535D-49F6-966D-CA553FBEFE67 Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:33:00 EST On February 6, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 2.7 percent. View GDPNow for more details. So, How Often Do You Dip? https://takeonpayments.frbatlanta.org/2019/02/so-how-often-do-you-dip.html?item=F9E292E9-5BCE-4521-929F-CD5FC2CB4F62 F9E292E9-5BCE-4521-929F-CD5FC2CB4F62 Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 EST Just four years ago, chip-accepting card terminals were rare. Now they're all over, and people are "dipping" more. Read Take On Payments to learn more about the Federal Reserve's findings on chip-card use. Wage Growth Tracker Ticks Down to 3.8 Percent in December https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=343E7108-7F93-4A3B-A41E-5AD56F8F5C33 343E7108-7F93-4A3B-A41E-5AD56F8F5C33 Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:52:00 EST Wage growth came in at 3.8 percent for the three months ending December 2018, according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. This reading was similar to the November reading of 3.9 percent but above the 12-month average of 3.5 percent. Market Probability Tracker Updated https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cenfis/market-probability-tracker?item=CE2DBCCC-56DD-4535-80D6-57054EC5E507 CE2DBCCC-56DD-4535-80D6-57054EC5E507 Sat, 02 Feb 2019 09:00:00 EST On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's employment report. Find out how this affected the market's assessment of future rate moves at the Market Probability Tracker. Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Saving Strategies https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/economy-matters/financial-tips/saving-strategies?item=BBD42C9A-B97D-4014-B019-0191E2E57206 BBD42C9A-B97D-4014-B019-0191E2E57206 Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 EST America Saves Week is from February 25 to March 2. Our tips can keep you on track by focusing on saving strategies to achieve your financial goals. Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Estimate Declines https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/cqer/research/gdpnow?item=6E3AB3DF-7138-4135-85EB-370B7942735F 6E3AB3DF-7138-4135-85EB-370B7942735F Fri, 01 Feb 2019 11:15:00 EST On February 1, the GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is 2.5 percent. View GDPNow for more details.