Map of the Twelve Federal Reserve Districts
Image map of the United States with links to websites of the Federal Reserve Districts
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
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Business Cycle Dating Committee Page - Watch NBER's Jim Poterba on CNBC Dec2009 - Sep2010.

Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Current 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
11/21/18Agencies propose community bank leverage ratio for qualifying community banking organizations
11/21/18Agencies announce dollar thresholds in Regulations Z and M for exempt consumer credit and lease transactions
11/21/18Agencies announce threshold for smaller loan exemption from appraisal requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans
11/20/18Agencies propose amendments to Regulation CC regarding funds availability
11/19/18Federal Reserve Board fines Société Générale S.A. $81.3 million for firm's unsafe and unsound practices primarily related to violations of U.S. sanctions against Cuba
11/16/18Federal Reserve Board approves fee schedule for Federal Reserve Bank priced services
11/16/18G.17 Industrial Production
11/15/18Federal and state financial regulatory agencies issue interagency statement on supervisory practices regarding financial institutions and their customers affected by California wildfires
11/15/18Federal Reserve Board approves final amendments to simplify Regulation J and to make it conform more closely with Regulation CC
11/15/18Federal Reserve to review strategies, tools, and communication practices it uses to pursue its mandate of maximum employment and price stability
11/13/18Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices
11/13/18Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with The First State Bank of Dongola
11/09/18Federal Reserve Board on November 28 intends to begin publishing semiannual report presenting Board's assessment of financial stability conditions
11/08/18Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
11/07/18G.19 Consumer Credit
Economic Events This Week
11/19Mon10:00AM : Nov NAHB Housing Market Index
11/20Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
11/20Tue08:30AM : Oct Housing Starts
11/20Tue08:30AM : Nov Philadelphia Fed Non-Mfg Business Outlook Survey
11/20Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
11/21Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
11/21Wed08:30AM : Oct Durable Goods Orders
11/21Wed08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
11/21Wed10:00AM : 2Q2018 County Employment and Wages
11/21Wed10:00AM : Oct Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
11/21Wed10:00AM : Oct Exisiting Home Sales
11/21Wed10:00AM : Nov Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index More Info
11/21Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
11/22ThuUS Holiday: Thanksgiving
Recent Economic News Results
U.S. Leading Economic Index increased 0.1% in October

11/21/18 - The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI)for theU.S. increased 0.1 percent in October to 112.1 (2016 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in September, and a 0.5 percent increase …more…

Existing-Home Sales increased 1.4% in October

11/21/18 - Existing-home sales increased in October after six straight months of decreases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity …more…

University of Michigan Consumer Confidence down in November to 97.5

11/21/18 - Consumer sentiment has remained largely unchanged at very favorable levels during 2018, with the November reading nearly at the center of the 11-month range from 95.7 to 101.4, according to the latest University of Michigan Surveys …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 3,000 to 224,000

11/21/18 - In the week ending November 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 224,000, an increase of 3,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 5,000 from 216,000 to 221,000. The …more…

October New Orders for Durable Goods decreased 4.4%, Ex-Trans up 0.1%

11/21/18 - New Orders
New orders for manufactured durable goods in October decreased $11.5 billion or 4.4 percent to $248.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This decrease, down three of the last four months, followed a 0.1 percent …more…