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  • Leading IndexesJune’s Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 42 States into the Fourth Quarter

    The Bank has released June’s leading indexes, which are a six-month forecast of the state coincident indexes. The coincident indexes measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. This month's leading indexes suggest economic expansion in 42 states into the fourth quarter of 2015. Read the report. PDF

  • Tri-State TrackingTri-State Tracking Updated

    The Philadelphia Fed has updated its monthly Tri-State Tracking series that provides statewide summaries of economic conditions using monthly and quarterly data of employment, housing, and personal income. Read the reports for Delaware PDF , New Jersey PDF , and Pennsylvania PDF.

  • Community ProfilesNew Updates to Community Profiles

    New updates to the Community Profiles section of the Data Dashboard are now available. These updates include links to four American Community Survey reports and information on bank locations for each metropolitan area. Community Profiles are a resource found on the CDS&E Department’s Data Dashboard. Access Community Profiles here.

  • Board of GovernorsFederal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Releases Statement

    The FOMC has released a statement detailing its economic outlook as well as its stance on monetary policy. Read the statement. External Link

  • Coincident IndexesJune’s Coincident Indexes Show Increased Economic Activity in 40 States

    The Bank has released the June state coincident indexes, which measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. This month’s coincident indexes suggest expansion in 40 states. Read the report. PDF

  • Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook SurveyRegional Activity in Nonmanufacturing Industries Decelerates in July

    The pace of activity in the region’s nonmanufacturing sectors decelerated in July, according to firms responding to this month’s Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index for current activity at the firm level fell from 51.4 in June to 2.7 this month. Nonetheless, firms are highly optimistic about activity increasing in the region over the next six months. Read the report.

  • Manufacturing Business Outlook SurveyManufacturing Activity Increased Modestly in July

    Manufacturing activity in the region increased modestly in July, according to firms responding to this month’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index of current activity, while still positive, decreased from 15.2 in June to 5.7 this month. Read the report.

  • Patrick T. HarkerPatrick T. Harker Takes Office as President and CEO of the Philadelphia Fed

    Patrick T. Harker took office as the 11th president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on July 1, 2015. In this role, Harker leads the Philadelphia Fed and participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy. Read his bio.

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of PhiladelphiaThe Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. One of the 12 regional Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Learn more about us.

The EconomyLast update: July 31, 2015, 2:00 p.m. ET

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State Coincident Indexes

Combine four state-level indicators to summarize current economic conditions in a single statistic.

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Predict the six-month growth rate of the state's coincident index.

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Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index: Plot Since Last Peak
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Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index

Designed to track real macroeconomic activity at high frequency. Last updated on July 30, 2015.

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