Browsing: Beige Book

Economy

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.

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts over the late August to early October period, according to the just-released Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most Federal Reserve Districts reported “modest” or “moderate” expansion; however, the New York District reported no change in activity. Banking conditions remained favorable, despite seasonal softening in some

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, according to the August 2016 edition of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book. Most Districts reported a “modest” or “moderate” pace of growth; however two Districts, Philadelphia and Richmond, reported that economic activity had slowed. Banking conditions were favorable, as credit demand for businesses and

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, according to the July 2016 edition of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book. Most Districts reported a modest pace of growth, while some reported a moderate or steady pace. Banking conditions were mixed. Overall loan demand increased; however, the pace of increase varied (slow in

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, according to the May 2016 edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most Districts reported moderate growth, while some reported that the pace of growth slowed. Banking conditions remained positive as loan demand increased moderately in all but the Dallas District, which reported that

Economy

Economic ­­­activity expanded across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, according to the April 2016 edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most Districts reported that growth was in the moderate-to-modest range, and expect similar growth going forward. Labor market conditions strengthened between February and March. Most Districts reported job gains with only the Cleveland District

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, according to the February edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Six Districts reported moderate to modest growth, while conditions in New York and Dallas were essentially flat. Kansas City reported a moderate decline in activity. Labor markets continued to improve, as the majority

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts according to the January edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Nine Districts reported moderate to modest growth, while conditions in the New York and Kansas City Districts were essentially flat. Labor markets continued to improve. The Richmond District reported moderate employment increases, while

Economy

Economic activity continued to expand modestly across the twelve Federal Reserve Districts from mid-August through early October according to the October 2015 edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Most districts reported modest economic activity, while two districts reported increased activity and one district noted a slight decline in economic activity. Banking conditions were generally

Economy

Economic activity expanded across most of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts from July to mid-August. Six districts cited moderate growth, while four others cited modest increases. The Cleveland District reported only slight growth since the July release. Manufacturing reports were positive, with ten of the twelve districts reporting stable or positive growth, while only New