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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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News & Advisories

Analysis: June Unemployment Rate Nowcasts

July 2, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s June nowcasts predict that unemployment rates are expected to remain unchanged in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and increase in Delaware. Read the report. PDF

Bank Appoints Advisory Council Member

The Philadelphia Fed announced the appointment of Christopher D. Maher, president and CEO of OceanFirst Bank and its parent company OceanFirst Financial Corp., to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC). Read the release.

Business Conditions Index Updated

July 2, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on initial jobless claims for the week ending 6/27/2015 and payroll employment for June 2015.

May's Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 39 States into the Fourth Quarter

June 26, 2015 — 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 39 states into the fourth quarter of 2015. Read the report. PDF

Tri-State Tracking Updated

June 26, 2015 — 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. The latest update includes monthly data for employment, building permits, and mortgage delinquencies through May 2015 and quarterly data for house prices and personal income through the first quarter of 2015. Delaware PDF , New Jersey p , and Pennsylvania p.

Business Conditions Index Updated

June 25, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on initial jobless claims for the week ending 6/20/2015, real personal income less transfer payments for May 2015, and real manufacturing and trade sales for April 2015.

GDPplus Updated

June 24, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated GDPplus for the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis's release today of quarterly data from the national income and product accounts.

Business Conditions Index Updated

June 24, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on real GDP for the first quarter of 2015 (third release).

Bank Expands Greenbook Data Set

June 23, 2015 — The Real-Time Data Research Center has released an expanded version of the Philadelphia Fed's Greenbook Data Set. The data set now covers all projections for selected variables published in the Greenbook by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors before each Federal Open Market Committee meeting. View the data set. Read the release

The Pace of Nonmanufacturing Activity Remains High

June 23, 2015 — The pace of regional nonmanufacturing activity in June was effectively unchanged from the prior month, according to firms responding to the latest Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The survey's indicators for employment rose, while the indicators for new orders were effectively unchanged, and indicators for sales fell. Read the report.

May's Coincident Indexes Show Increased Economic Activity in 35 States

June 22, 2015 — 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 35 states. Read the report. PDF

Manufacturing Conditions Improved in June

June 18, 2015 — Manufacturing activity improved in June, according to firms responding to the latest Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index for current activity increased from 6.7 in May to 15.2 this month. Read the report. Listen to the audio conference. YouTube

Business Conditions Index Updated

June 18, 2015 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on initial jobless claims for the week ending 6/13/2015.

The Summer 2015 Issue of Cascade Is Now Available

June 17, 2015 — The latest edition of Cascade focuses on small businesses and commercial corridors and discusses strategies to revitalize commercial corridors, the role of tax incentives in job creation, small business lending trends, a $1 billion transformation in downtown Allentown, PA, and a research study on an inner-city commercial corridor. Read the issue.

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