The Richmond Fed’s new Economic Quarterly is a special issue containing essays from annual reports that address broad issues affecting the economic well-being of U.S. households. The topics largely deal with longer-run trends in the economy – phenomena that play out over longer intervals than the typical business cycle.
The Federal Open Market Committee today kept the current target rate for the federal funds rate at 0.25 to 0.50 percent.
Economic conditions strengthened modestly since the previous Beige Book report. Manufacturing expanded, with a mild increase in shipments and new orders.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker spoke at the Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Business & Industry Political Education Committee in Columbia, South Carolina, on January 12.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker spoke at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Economic Forecast event in Raleigh, North Carolina on January 7.