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Sept. 13, 2016

Made in the Fifth District: A Snapshot of Manufacturing

This Regional Matters post examines manufacturing in the Fifth District.


Sept. 2, 2016

Snapshot, September 2016

Reports on the Fifth District economy were somewhat mixed in recent months.

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September 9, 2016

This alternative to the unemployment rate provides a more comprehensive reading of labor market health.

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

Sept. 29, 2016

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Business activity measures improved in September.


Sept. 29, 2016

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Business activity increased moderately in September.

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Sept. 27, 2016

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

The service sector strengthened in September.

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Sept. 27, 2016

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing activity continued to soften in September.

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

History Gateway

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