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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

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July 28, 2015 | Survey

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

Service Sector Activity Intensified in July; Retail Strengthened

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July 28, 2015 | Survey

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing Sector Activity Expanded Moderately; Wage Growth Remained Steady



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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