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The St. Louis Fed’s Federal Reserve Economic Data site, aka FRED, just got a major redesign, and it looks great. FRED is the most important economics data website in the world, as it centralizes 10s of thousands of datasets from around the world and through time in one place. The […]
The St. Louis Fed’s “FRED” (Federal Reserve Economic Data) database is arguably the most amazing economics site on the Internet. The database allows you to chart more than 148,000 economic data time series from 59 national, international, public, and private sources, and FRED pages often show up pretty near the […]
FRED is getting so good.
From the latest Fed Minutes:
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Fantastic news. FRED, the greatest economics database/chart-site in the world has just added over 3000 new deep historical economic datapoints.
AEI colleague Michael Strain notes, in a blog post, that the employment-to-population ratio is his favourite way of looking at the U.S. labour market.
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The ongoing debate about an impending recession in the US grew more conspicuous last week when ECRI’s Lakshman Achuthan not only reiterated his company’s recession call, but also went so far as to declare that we’re already in a recession. Here is a link to his Bloomberg TV interview.
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Perhaps you’ve seen a lot of charts on Business Insider that look like this one, showing seasonally adjusted weekly jobless claims since 2006.