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 Board Speech
06/27/18Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on America's vital interest in global efforts to promote financial stability
06/20/18Speech by Chairman Powell on monetary policty at a time of uncertainty and tight labor markets
05/31/18Speech by Governor Lael Brainard on sustaining full employment and inflation around target
05/25/18Speech by Chairman Powell on financial stability and central bank transparency
05/18/18Speech by Governor Brainard on the Community Reinvestment Act
05/16/18Speech by Vice Chairman Quarles on finding the right balance in cross-border resolution
05/15/18Speech by Governor Brainard on cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and distributed ledger technologies
05/08/18Speech by Chairman Powell on monetary policy influences on global financial conditions and international capital flows
05/04/18Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on liquidity regulation and the size of the Fed's balance sheet
04/19/18Speech by Governor Brainard on safeguarding financial resilience through the cycle
04/17/18Speech by Governor Brainard on community development in Baltimore and a few observations on Community Reinvestment Act modernization
04/06/18Speech by Chairman Powell on the outlook for the U.S. economy
04/03/18Speech by Governor Brainard on an update on the Federal Reserve's financial stability agenda
03/26/18Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on the roles of consumer protection and small business access to credit in financial inclusion
03/06/18Speech by Governor Brainard on navigating monetary policy as headwinds shift to tailwinds
Federal Reserve Press Release
07/12/18Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with United Bank Limited and former employee of Hinsdale Bank & Trust and announces termination of enforcement action with United Bank Limited
07/09/18Agencies post public sections of July 2018 plans
07/09/18Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc
07/09/18G.19 Consumer Credit
07/06/18Federal Reserve Board issues statement describing how, consistent with recently enacted EGRRCPA, the Board will no longer subject primarily smaller, less complex banking organizations to certain Board regulations
07/06/18Agencies issue statement regarding the impact of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
07/05/18Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, June 12-13, 2018
07/05/18Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposal to adopt ISO 20022 message format for Fedwire Funds Service
07/03/18Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with Amboy Bancorporation and Amboy Bank
07/02/18Regulators extend the next resolution plan filing deadline for 14 domestic firms
06/29/18Federal Reserve Board releases annual determination of aggregate consolidated liabilities of financial companies
06/29/18Agencies seek comment on proposed 2019 resolution plan guidance
06/28/18Federal Reserve releases results of Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)
06/28/18Federal Reserve releases findings from study of small business owners' perspectives on online lenders and products
06/26/18Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement actions with former employee of East Cambridge Savings Bank and former employee of SmartBank
Economic Events This Week
7/16Mon08:30AM : Jun Retail Sales
7/16Mon08:30AM : Jun Retail Sales Ex Autos
7/16Mon08:30AM : Jul New York Fed Empire State Manufacturing Survey
7/16Mon10:00AM : May Business Inventories
7/17Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
7/17Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
7/17Tue09:15AM : Jun Industrial Production
7/17Tue09:15AM : Jun Capacity Utilization
7/17Tue10:00AM : Jul NAHB Housing Market Index
7/17Tue04:00PM : July U.S. Treasury International Capital
7/18Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
7/18Wed08:15AM : 2Q2018 ADP Workforce Vitality Index
7/18Wed08:30AM : Jun Housing Starts
7/18Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
7/18Wed02:00PM : Federal Reserve Beige Book
7/19Thu08:30AM : Jul Philadelphia Fed Mfg Business Outlook Survey
7/19Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
7/19Thu10:00AM : Jun Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
7/20Fri10:00AM : Jun Regional and State Employment and Unemployment
Recent Economic News Results
Business Inventories up 0.4% in May

07/16/18 - The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for May, adjusted for seasonal and trading-day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,449.7 billion, up 1.4 percent (±0.2 percent) from April 2018 …more…

U.S. Retail Sales for June Increase 0.5%, Ex-Auto up 0.4%

07/16/18 - Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for June 2018, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $506.8 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent (±0.4 percent) from …more…

Empire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions expanded at the same brisk pace in July

07/16/18 - Business activity continued to grow at a fairly brisk pace in New York State, according to firms responding to the July 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index edged down by over two points …more…

University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary July Results at 97.1

07/13/18 - Consumer sentiment slipped in early July but remained nearly equal to the average in the prior twelve months (97.7) and since the start of 2017 (97.4). The continuing strength has been due to favorable job and income prospects, with consumers …more…

U.S. Import Price Index Decreased 0.4% in June

07/13/18 - U.S. import prices decreased 0.4 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, following a 0.9-percent advance in May. Lower prices for nonfuel and fuel imports contributed to the June decline. Prices for U.S. exports rose …more…