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Third Quarter 2018 South Jersey Business Survey Released

October 11, 2018 — The South Jersey Business Survey for the third quarter of 2018 has been released. The survey is based on responses from members of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey. Read the report. 

Business Conditions Index Updated

October 11, 2018 — 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 10/6/2018.

Fed’s Harker: Technological Change Will Disrupt Higher Education

October 9, 2018 — “The changing landscape of the labor market offers an opportunity to assess how we’re preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs,” said Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker today in his remarks on the role of higher education. Read the press release. Read the speech.

Analysis: September Unemployment Rate Nowcasts

October 5, 2018 — Unemployment rates for September are expected to decrease in Pennsylvania and remain unchanged in New Jersey and Delaware, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's nowcasts. Read the report. PDF

Tri-State Tracking Updated

October 5, 2018 — 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 August 2018 and quarterly data for house prices and personal income through the second quarter of 2018.  Read the reports for Delaware PDF , New Jersey PDF , and Pennsylvania PDF .

August’s Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 47 States into the First Quarter of 2019

October 4, 2018 — The Bank has released August’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 47 states into the first quarter of 2019.  Read the report.

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