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This series of essays articulates the Richmond Fed's views on issues of particular importance to the Fifth District and the national economy, and their policy implications:

Regional Surveys of Business Activity


July 30, 2015 | Survey

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Strong Increase in Business Sales in July; Labor Market Continued to Improve Solidly

Carolinas Surveys

July 30, 2015 | Survey

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

The Carolinas Business Activity Index Jumped in July; Hiring, and Hiring Plans Moved Higher



July 6, 2015 | Report

Snapshot, July 2015

Economic conditions in the Fifth District strengthened somewhat in recent months. Payroll employment expanded, business conditions improved slightly, and housing market indicators were generally positive, particularly on a year-over-year basis.


July 27, 2015

National Economic Indicators

The latest data on the national economy gathered by the Richmond Fed

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