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FRED Adds Chicago Fed Advance Retail Trade Summary (CARTS) Indexes
Mon, 30 Aug 2021 15:41:27 +0000 -

FRED has added four weekly series on retail trade from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The Chicago Fed Advance Retail Trade Summary (CARTS) is a weekly index designed to track the Census Bureau’s Monthly Retail Trade Survey (MRTS).

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FRED Adds SONIA Interest Rate Benchmarks
Wed, 04 Aug 2021 22:47:19 +0000 -

FRED has 13 new series of overnight interest rate data from the Bank of England. Banks pay the sterling overnight index average (SONIA) on top of any loans made for purchases of sterling (British pounds) in the overnight market. Because SONIA … Continue reading

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FRED Adds the Interest Rate on Reserve Balances
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:31:05 +0000 -

Effective July 29, 2021, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will replace the interest rate on excess reserves (IOER) and the interest rate on required reserves (IORR) with a single rate, the interest rate on reserve balances … Continue reading

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FRED Adds “Redlining” Data from Aaronson, Hartley, and Mazumder
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:57:40 +0000 -

FRED has 20 new series of summary statistics from “The Effects of the 1930s HOLC ‘Redlining’ Maps,” which is a recently updated working paper (August 2020) by Daniel Aaronson, Daniel Hartley, and Bhash Mazumder of the Chicago Fed. These authors … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Industry Productivity Dataset from Bureau of Labor Statistics
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 01:49:40 +0000 -

FRED has added over 19,500 new series on industry productivity from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This dataset includes series from the following labor and multifactor productivity press releases: Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing and Mining Industries Productivity and … Continue reading

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FREDcast Will Be Retired in August 2021
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 15:00:00 +0000 -

Dear FREDcast players, Thank you for being a part of our FREDcast community. We’ve enjoyed all the great economic forecasting over the past 5 years. After carefully assessing regular usage and the resources we must commit to supporting this product, … Continue reading

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FRED Adds U.S. Mortgage High Yield Indexes from Andrew Davidson and Co.
Tue, 25 May 2021 15:37:07 +0000 -

These 10 index series from Andrew Davidson & Company (AD&Co) track the total return of the bonds issued within the CRT programs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The U.S. Mortgage High Yield Indexes is an informational, investment-oriented monthly index … Continue reading

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Chicago Fed’s Midwest Economy Index To Be Discontinued in June 2021
Fri, 14 May 2021 13:13:00 +0000 -

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has announced they will discontinue the Midwest Economy Index (MEI) after its June 2021 release, given the discontinuation of several underlying data series and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the remaining … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Brave-Butters-Kelley Indexes
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:22:20 +0000 -

FRED has added the Brave-Butters-Kelley Indexes (BBKI), a research project from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The BBK Coincident and Leading Indexes and Monthly GDP Growth for the U.S. are constructed from a large panel of monthly measures of … Continue reading

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FRED Adds Index of Global Real Economic Activity
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 22:27:22 +0000 -

This index from the Dallas Fed, developed by Lutz Kilian, measures global real economic activity in industrial commodity markets. This business-cycle index is expressed in percent deviations from trend. It is derived from a panel of dollar-denominated global bulk dry … Continue reading

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