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 June2020 - Dec2009 - Sep2010.

Current Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was February 2020 and Last Trough was April 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


Economic Events This Week
2/19MonUS Holiday: President's Day
2/20Tue10:00AM : Jan Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
2/21Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
2/21Wed08:30AM : Feb Philadelphia Fed Non-Mfg Business Outlook Survey
2/21Wed10:00AM : 3Q2023 County Employment and Wages
2/21Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
2/21Wed02:00PM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes
2/22Thu08:30AM : Jan Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
2/22Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
2/22Thu10:00AM : Jan Exisiting Home Sales
Recent Economic News Results
Purchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

02/21/24 - Mortgage applications decreased 10.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 16, 2024. The Market Composite Index, a measure …more…

U.S. Leading Economic Index fell by 0.4% in January 2024

02/20/24 - The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. fell by 0.4 percent in January 2024 to 102.7 (2016=100), following a 0.2 percent decline in December 2023. The LEI contracted by 3.0 percent over the six-month period between July …more…

Purchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

02/14/24 - Mortgage applications decreased 2.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 9, 2024. The Market Composite Index, a measure …more…

Real Average Hourly Earnings increased 0.3% in January 2024

02/13/24 - All employees
Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.3 percent from December to January, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This result stems from an increase of 0.6 percent in average …more…

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index decreased to 89.9 in January 2024

02/13/24 - The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index decreased two points in January to 89.9, marking the 25th consecutive month below the 50-year average of 98. The net percent of owners who expect real sales to be higher declined 12 points from December to …more…