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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
11/19/19Federal bank regulatory agencies finalize rule to update calculation of counterparty credit risk for derivative contracts
11/19/19Federal bank regulatory agencies issue final rule on treatment of high volatility commercial real estate
11/19/19Agencies finalize changes to supplementary leverage ratio as required by Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
11/19/19Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with former employee of East West Bank and announces termination of enforcement actions with Markesan State Bank, Banco Espírito Santo, and Espírito Santo e Comercial de Lisboa, Inc.
11/18/19Statement on Chair Powell's meeting with the President and the Treasury Secretary
11/15/19Financial Stability Report
11/15/19G.17 Industrial Production
11/08/19Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposal to extend by 18 months initial compliance dates for foreign banks subject to its single-counterparty credit limit rule
11/07/19G.19 Consumer Credit
10/31/19Agencies announce dollar thresholds in Regulations Z and M for exempt consumer credit and lease transactions
10/31/19Agencies announce threshold for smaller loan exemption from appraisal requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans
10/30/19Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
10/29/19Federal bank regulatory agencies issue final rule to simplify capital calculation for community banks
10/28/19Agencies finalize changes to resolution plan requirements; keeps requirements for largest firms and reduces requirements for smaller firms
10/28/19Agencies propose rule to amend swap margin rules
Economic Events This Week
11/18Mon10:00AM : Nov NAHB Housing Market Index
11/18Mon04:00PM : Nov U.S. Treasury International Capital
11/19Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
11/19Tue08:30AM : Oct Housing Starts
11/19Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
11/19Tue10:00AM : Oct Regional and State Employment and Unemployment
11/20Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
11/20Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
11/20Wed02:00PM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes
11/21Thu08:30AM : Nov Philadelphia Fed Mfg Business Outlook Survey
11/21Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
11/21Thu10:00AM : 2Q2019 County Employment and Wages
11/21Thu10:00AM : Oct Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
11/21Thu10:00AM : Oct Exisiting Home Sales
11/22Fri10:00AM : Nov Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
11/22Fri11:00AM : Nov Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey
Recent Economic News Results
October Housing Starts increased 3.8%, Permits up 5.0%

11/19/19 - Building Permits
Privately‐owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,461,000. This is 5.0 percent (±1.7 percent) above the revised September rate of 1,391,000 and is 14.1 …more…

NAHB Builder Confidence edged one point lower to 70 in November

11/18/19 - Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged one point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The past two months mark the highest sentiment …more…

Business Inventories unch% in September

11/15/19 - The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for September, adjusted for seasonal and trading day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,459.4 billion, down 0.2 percent (±0.2 percent)* from …more…

Forecasters See Lower Near-Term Growth

11/15/19 - The U.S. economy for the next four quarters looks weaker now than it did three months ago, according to 39 forecasters surveyed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The panel predicts real GDP will grow at an annual rate of 1.7 percent …more…

Industrial Production fell 0.8%
Capacity Utilization decreased to 76.7%

11/15/19 - Industrial production fell 0.8 percent in October after declining 0.3 percent in September. Manufacturing production decreased 0.6 percent in October. Much of this decline was due to a drop of 7.1 percent in the output of motor vehicles and …more…