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Dec. 1, 2017

Snapshot, December 2017

Economic conditions in the Fifth District generally improved.

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Dec. 1, 2017

Fifth District Economic Indicators

Our latest regional economic data, updated monthly.

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November 15, 2017

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
Our Latest News


Nov. 30, 2017

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Firms reported slowing growth in November.

Carolinas Surveys

Nov. 30, 2017

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Firms reported strong business conditions in November.

Tom Barkin

Thomas I. Barkin has been named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, effective January 1, 2018.

Bailout Barometer

Our latest estimate of the size of the financial safety net and the problem of "too big to fail." (Updated September 2017)

Federal Reserve History

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