The Beige Book is published eight times per year by the Federal Reserve Bank. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its district through reports from bank and branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts and other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by dstrict and sector. An overall summary of the 12 district reports is prepared by a designated Federal Reserve Bank on a rotating basis.
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March 26 - Freddie Mac released its inaugural Multi-Indicator Market Index, MiMi. MiMi is a new publicly-accessible tool that monitors and measures the stability of the nation's housing market, as... >>more
March 25 - In a recent Financial Services Committee hearing on “Why Debt Matters,” Ranking Member Maxine Waters, D-Calif., underscored the importance of promoting growth and reducing income... >>more
March 25 - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released a special Economic Policy Review series on large and complex banks. The 11 research papers that make up this series provide analysis in... >>more
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March 25 - U.S. house prices rose in January, with an increase of 0.5 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) monthly... >>more