Our Recent Work


Feb. 10, 2017

National Economic Conditions

Rick Kaglic reviewed the national economy in January 2017.


Feb. 3, 2017

Snapshot, February 2017

The Fifth District economy strengthened somewhat in recent months.

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February 16, 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

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has launched the search for a new president following the announcement that Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker will retire in 2017.

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

History Gateway

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