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Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanding at a Modest to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts in March and early April, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. The report was based on information collected through April 9. Consumer spending increased in most Districts this period, particularly in non-auto retail sales and tourism. Auto sales continued to be ...

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Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanding at a Modest to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across eleven Federal Reserve Districts from late November through the first week of January, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Dallas was the sole District to record a robust increase in economic activity. The report was based on information collected through January 8. Consumer spending increased in ...

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Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanding at a Modest to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts in September through early October, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. The report was based on information collected through October 6. As expected, the Atlanta, Dallas and Richmond Districts each reported major disruptions from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in some areas ...

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Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanding at a Modest to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts in June, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. The report was based on information collected through August 28. Consumer spending increased in most Districts this period, particularly in nonauto retail sales and tourism. Reports in auto production were mixed, and many ...

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Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanding at a Slight to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a slight to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts in June, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Consumer spending softened this period, particularly in auto retail sales which declined in half of the Districts. Manufacturing and non-financial services continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the Districts. Agricultural ...

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Beige Book: Economy Expanding at Modest to Moderate Pace

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the period from early April through late May, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Consumer spending softened this period as reports of stagnant nonauto retail sales were accompanied by lower readings in auto sales compared to last year’s ...

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Beige Book: Economic Expansion Continues to Pick Up

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the period from mid-February to the end of March, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Consumer spending varied this period as reports of stronger light vehicle sales were accompanied by somewhat softer readings in non-auto retail spending. Manufacturing continued to ...

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Beige Book: Economic Expansion Continues into 2017

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the period from January to mid-February, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Consumer spending expanded at a moderate pace this period. Most Districts reported expanded retail sales at a subdued pace, with numerous Districts reporting an ongoing shift from purchases ...

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Beige Book: Economic Expansion to Close Out 2016

Economic activity continued to expand at a modest pace across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the period from late-November to the end of the year, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most Federal Reserve Districts reported “moderate” or “modest” growth. Consumer spending was mostly positive this period. Most Districts reported expanded retail sales, but several ...

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Beige Book: Economy Continues to Expand

Economic activity continued to expand across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the early October to mid-November period, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most Federal Reserve Districts reported “moderate,” “modest,” or “slight” growth. However, Richmond described economic activity as mixed, while the New York District reported no change in activity. Banking conditions were primarily stable, ...

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