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Beige Book Points to Growth, But “Sandy” Weighs on Economic Activity

According to the Federal Reserve’s report on Current Economic Conditions, commonly called the “Beige Book”, economic activity has “expanded at a measured pace in recent weeks”. The Beige Book uses anecdotal evidence of economic activity from contacts located around the twelve districts that make up the Federal Reserve System. According to its compilation, the Federal Reserve cited improvements in consumer… Read More ›

Beige Book: Modest Growth Continues, but Outlook Remains Cloudy

Business conditions continued to improve across the nation’s 12 Federal Reserve Districts, according to the newest release of the Federal Reserve Beige Book. Unfortunately, the pace of recovery remained slow and uneven in most areas; in addition, contacts for the report noted either weaker or less certain outlooks for business conditions. Consumer spending was reportedly up slightly in most districts… Read More ›