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Oct. 2, 2015

Snapshot, October 2015

Economic reports on the Fifth District were mixed in recent months.

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Oct. 2, 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

Sept. 24, 2015

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

The region’s economic expansion progressed at a relatively steady pace in September


Sept. 24, 2015

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Business activity slowed in Maryland

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Sept. 22, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing activity generally softened in September.

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Sept. 22, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

Service sector activity moderated in September.

History Gateway

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