Tag Archive for Economic Activity

Fed Beige Book Gives No Excuse for Ben To Print

Here’s the bulk of the Fed’s press release with my comments and bolded sections. Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest overall economic activity expanded at a moderate pace during the reporting period from early April to late May. Activity in the New York, Cleveland, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas, and San Francisco Districts…

Jobs Report Makes Federal Reserve More Likely to Act – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — The odds surely increased Friday that the Federal Reserve will ride again to the rescue of the faltering economic recovery, making borrowing a little cheaper for a little longer, as it has done repeatedly over the last four years. But the government’s announcement that employers added only 69,000 workers in May also highlights…

Philly Fed Says 48 of 50 State Economies to Grow

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia today released the leading indexes for the 50 states for April 2012. The leading indexes are a six-month forecast of the state coincident indexes, which reflect current economic activity in each state. Forty-eight state coincident indexes are projected to grow over the next six months, while two are projected…

US consumer spending growth slows in March

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