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Beige Book Released Today

July 17, 2019 — On balance, business activity in the Third District continued at a modest pace of growth during the current Beige Book period. Trade uncertainty further delayed business investment, and wage increases edged higher as tight labor markets continued to constrain hiring. Still, inflation remained modest, and the firms remained positive about the six-month outlook. Read the national summary.   Read the Philadelphia summary.

Business Conditions Index Updated

July 16, 2019 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on industrial production for June 2019.

Second Quarter 2019 South Jersey Business Survey Released

July 11, 2019 — The South Jersey Business Survey for the second quarter of 2019 has been released. The survey is based on responses from members of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey. Read the report. 

Analysis: June Unemployment Rate Nowcasts

July 5, 2019 — Unemployment rates for June are expected to decrease in New Jersey and remain unchanged in Pennsylvania and Delaware, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s nowcasts. Read the report. PDF

May’s Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 49 States into the Fourth Quarter of 2019

July 2, 2019 — The Bank has released May’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 49 states into the fourth quarter of 2019.  Read the report.

May’s Coincident Indexes Show Increased Economic Activity in 45 States over the Past Three Months

June 28, 2019 — The Bank has released the May state coincident indexes, which measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. This month’s coincident indexes suggest expansion in 45 states over the past three months. Read the report.

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