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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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News & Advisories

Business Conditions Index Updated

November 26, 2014 — 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 11/22/2014, real personal income less transfer payments for October, and real manufacturing and trade sales for September.

GDPplus Updated

November 25, 2014 — 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.

Regional Activity in Nonmanufacturing Industries Continues to Grow

November 25, 2014 — Activity in the region's nonmanufacturing sectors continued to grow in November, according to firms responding to this month's Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The percentage of firms reporting increases in activity exceeded the percentage of firms reporting decreases. The diffusion index for current activity at the firm level decreased from 44.1 in October to 41.2 this month. Read the report.

Business Conditions Index Updated

November 25, 2014 — 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 third quarter of 2014 (second release).

October's Coincident Indexes Show Increased Economic Activity in 47 States

November 24, 2014 — The Bank has released the coincident indexes, which measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. In October, the indexes increased in 47 states, decreased in one, and remained stable in two. Read the report. PDF

Firms See Notable Increase in Business Activity in November

November 20, 2014 — Manufacturing activity increased in November, according to firms responding to the latest Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index of current activity increased notably from 20.7 in October to 40.8 this month. Read the report. Listen to the audio conference. YouTube Video

Business Conditions Index Updated

November 20, 2014 — 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 11/15/2014.

Scipione Appointed to Vice President and General Auditor

November 18, 2014 — The Bank announced that Michelle M. Scipione was recently appointed to the position of vice president and general auditor by the Audit Committee of the Bank's board of directors. In her new position, effective January 1, 2015, Scipione will be responsible for assessing the Bank's financial condition, procedural and accounting controls, operational effectiveness, and compliance with laws and regulations. Read the release.

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