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Demonstrating Research

Regional Surveys of Business Activity

Jan. 25, 2018 | Survey

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Maryland Firms Reported Accelerating Growth in January

Jan. 25, 2018 | Survey

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Firms in the Carolinas Reported Moderate Growth in January


Feb. 7, 2018 | Report

Snapshot, February 2018

The most recent reports on the Fifth District economy were mixed as payroll employment declined in December, business activity slowed slightly and housing market indicators were mixed.

Regional Matters

Jan. 19, 2018 | Publication

What's Up With Housing?

Ten years after the housing market collapse, activity in the single-family market remains somewhat subdued. Despite rising prices and low inventories, single-family construction has increased very gradually. Are there impediments to new housing supply?

Dec. 21, 2017 | Publication

Fifth District Businesses Surveyed on Employment and Wages

A November 2017 survey of Fifth District businesses found that most firms plan on increasing hiring in the next year as well as raising wages to attract and retain workers, though not for all positions.

Feb. 12, 2018

National Economic Indicators

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

Jan. 16, 2018

Hornstein-Kudlyak-Lange Non-Employment Index

Updated index provides an alternative to the standard unemployment rate

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