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Business Conditions Index Updated

March 23, 2017 — 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 3/18/2017.

The Spring 2017 Issue of Cascade Is Now Available

March 22, 2017 — The latest issue of Cascade focuses on rental housing affordability and a new data tool, the impact of expiring federal subsidies on rental affordability, and a nonprofit investment vehicle to preserve affordable rental housing. Read the issue.

Nonmanufacturing Activity Continued to Expand in March

March 21, 2017 — Business activity in the region continued to expand in March, according to the firms responding to this month’s Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index for general activity at the firm level edged down, from 38.0 in February to 32.5 in March. Firms remained optimistic about future activity over the next six months. Read the report.

Business Conditions Index Updated

March 17, 2017 — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Real-Time Data Research Center has updated the ADS business conditions index with information on industrial production for February 2017.

Business Conditions Index Updated

March 16, 2017 — 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 3/11/2017.

Manufacturing Activity Continued to Grow in March

March 16, 2017 — Manufacturing activity in the region continued to expand in March, according to firms responding to this month's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. Although the index for current manufacturing activity in the region decreased from a reading of 43.3 in February to 32.8 this month, all broad indicators remained at positive readings. Read the report.

Tri-State Tracking Updated

March 14, 2017 — 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 January 2017; quarterly data for house prices through the fourth quarter of 2016; and personal income through the third quarter of 2016. Read the reports for Delaware PDF , New Jersey PDF , and Pennsylvania PDF .

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