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Oct. 12, 2017

National and Regional Economic Outlook

Ann Macheras spoke at a conference for electric cooperatives in Sept. 2017.


Oct. 6, 2017

Snapshot, October 2017

The Fifth District economy generally strengthened in recent months.

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Oct. 6, 2017

Fifth District Economic Indicators

Our latest regional economic data, updated monthly.

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October 13, 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


Sept. 28, 2017

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Firms in Maryland reported improved business conditions in September.

Carolinas Surveys

Sept. 28, 2017

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Firms reported improved business conditions in September.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is conducting a search for a new president following the retirement of Jeffrey M. Lacker.

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.