Browsing: Beige Book

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

Economy

Economic activity expanded across all twelve Federal Reserve Districts from mid- May through June according to the July 2015 edition of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Activity across most districts grew at a modest to moderate pace, while growth in Cleveland and Boston held steady. Banking conditions were positive across most Districts, as overall demand

Economy

Overall economic activity expanded during the reporting period from early April to late May according to the fourth Federal Reserve Beige Book of 2015. While the pace of growth varied among districts, outlook among respondents were generally optimistic, with growth expected to continue at a modest to moderate pace in several districts.