August 22, 2019 — 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 8/17/2019.
August 22, 2019 — The Second Quarter 2019 Banking Brief, which analyzes recent banking trends in the tri-state region as well as banking developments in the nation, has been released. Read the latest Banking Brief.
August 21, 2019 — 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 June 2019 and quarterly data for house prices and personal income through the first quarter of 2019. Read the reports for Delaware , New Jersey , and Pennsylvania .
August 21, 2019 — The Bank has released the July state coincident indexes, which measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. This month’s coincident indexes suggest expansion in 44 states over the past three months. Read the Report.
August 20, 2019 — Responses to the August Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey suggest continued expansion in nonmanufacturing activity in the region. The diffusion index for current general activity at the firm level increased 8 points in August to 32.5. The survey’s index for firm-level future activity moderated from last month and remains below levels from earlier in the year. Read the report.
August 15, 2019 — Manufacturing activity in the region continued to grow, according to results from the August Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index for current general activity fell 5 points this month to 16.8. The survey’s future activity indexes remained positive, suggesting continued optimism about growth for the next six months. Read the report.