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Aug. 16, 2017

National and Regional Economic Outlook

Sonya Waddell discussed the economic outlook in August 2017.


Aug. 4, 2017

Snapshot, August 2017

The Fifth District economy generally expanded in recent months.

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Aug. 4, 2017

Fifth District Economic Indicators

Our latest regional economic data, updated monthly.

July 31, 2017

Economic Quarterly

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August 14, 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.