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First District: Boston Second District: New York Third District: Philadelphia Fourth District: Cleveland Board of Governors Board of Governors Fifth District: Richmond Sixth District: Atlanta Seventh District: Chicago Eighth District: St. Louis Ninth District: Minneapolis Tenth District: Kansas City Eleventh District: Dallas Twelfth District: San Francisco Twelfth District: San Francisco
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Current Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was February 2020
Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Last Trough was June 2009
Previous Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was March 2001 and Previous Trough was November 2001

More Federal Reserve System News


Federal Reserve Press Release
10/22/20Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Bangor Bancorp, MHC
10/22/20Federal Reserve Board fines the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. $154 million for failure to maintain appropriate oversight, internal controls, and risk management with respect to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)
10/21/20Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Allfunds Bank S.A.U.
10/21/20Beige Book
10/20/20Agencies issue final rule to strengthen resilience of large banks
10/20/20Agencies finalize rule to reduce the impact of large bank failures
10/20/20Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with employee of First Savings Bank
10/16/20G.17 Industrial Production
10/15/20Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with M&T Bank
10/14/20Federal Reserve requests public comment on technical, clarifying updates regarding the Federal Open Market Committee’s Rules Regarding Availability of Information, which describe its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) procedures
10/07/20Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Banco Bradesco S.A., Lecce Holdings S.A., Fundação Bradesco, BBD Participações S.A., Nova Cidade de Deus Participações S.A., and Cidade de Deus Cia. Comercial de Participações
10/07/20Federal Reserve announces enforcement action against Citigroup Inc. that requires the firm to correct several longstanding deficiencies
10/07/20G.19 Consumer Credit
10/07/20Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, September 15-16, 2020
10/06/20Federal Reserve begins 2020 Census of Finance Companies and Other Lenders
Economic Events This Week
11/30Mon09:45AM : Nov Chicago Purchasing Managers Index
11/30Mon10:00AM : Oct Pending Home Sales Index
11/30Mon10:30AM : Nov Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey
12/1Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
12/1Tue08:30AM : Nov Paychex-IHS Small Business Jobs Index
12/1Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
12/1Tue10:00AM : Oct Construction Spending
12/1Tue10:00AM : Nov ISM Manufacturing Index
12/2Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
12/2Wed08:15AM : Nov ADP National Employment Report
12/2Wed08:30AM : Nov ISM-New York Report On Business
12/2Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
12/2Wed02:00PM : Federal Reserve Beige Book
12/3Thu07:30AM : Nov Challenger Report U.S. Layoffs
12/3Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
12/3Thu10:00AM : Nov Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment
12/3Thu10:00AM : Nov ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
12/4Fri08:30AM : Nov Unemployment Rate
12/4Fri08:30AM : Nov Non-Farms Payrolls
12/4Fri08:30AM : Oct U.S. Trade Deficit
12/4Fri10:00AM : Oct Factory Orders
Recent Economic News Results
Texas Fed Manufacturing Activity Expansion Moderates in October

11/30/20 - Texas factory activity expanded in November for the sixth consecutive month, though at a markedly slower pace, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key measure of …more…

Pending Home Sales Index Dipped 1.1% in October

11/30/20 - Pending home sales fell slightly in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. Contract activity was mixed among the four major U.S. regions, with the only positive month-over-month growth happening in the South, although …more…

Chicago Purchasing Managers Index slipped 2.9 points to 58.2 in November

11/30/20 - The Chicago Business BarometerTM, produced with MNI, slipped to 58.2 in November. The index now stands at the lowest level since August but remains in expansion.

Among the main five indicators, New Orders and Production posted the only declines, while Supplier Deliveries saw the largest gain. …more…

Personal Income decreased 0.7%, Spending increased 0.5% in October 2020

11/25/20 - Personal income decreased $130.1 billion (0.7 percent) in October according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (tables 3 and 5). Disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $134.8 billion (0.8 percent) and …more…

New Home Sales in October 2020 at annual rate of 999,000

11/25/20 - New Home Sales
Sales of new single-family houses in October 2020 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 999,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. …more…