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April 24, 2017

2017 Greater Washington Economic Outlook

Andy Bauer reviewed economic conditions in February 2017.


March 31, 2017

Snapshot, April 2017

According to recent data, the Fifth District economy strengthened.

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April 17, 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 is conducting a search for a new president following the retirement of Jeffrey M. Lacker.

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.