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Aug. 7, 2015

Snapshot, August 2015

The Fifth District economy improved slightly in recent months.

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Aug. 7, 2015

Fifth District Economic Indicators

The latest regional economic data on the Fifth District, updated monthly.

Our latest estimate of the size of the financial safety net and the problem of "too big to fail."

Payroll Employment (SA, thous.)
Unemployment Rate (Percent)
Manufacturing Index
Service Sector Index
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Carolinas Surveys

Aug. 27, 2015

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

The region's economy expanded at a good pace in August.


Aug. 27, 2015

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Business activity remained strong in August.

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Aug. 25, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing activity slowed in August.

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Aug. 25, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

The region's service sector maintained momentum in August.

History Gateway

Explore the Federal Reserve's History Web Gateway, which offers easy, online access to historical artifacts, biographies, images and videos.