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Third Quarter 2019 South Jersey Business Survey Released

October 10, 2019 — The South Jersey Business Survey for the third quarter of 2019 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 10, 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 10/5/2019.

Analysis: September Unemployment Rate Nowcasts

October 4, 2019 — Unemployment rates for September are expected to decrease in New Jersey and remain unchanged in Pennsylvania and Delaware, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s nowcasts. Read the report. PDF

Tri-State Tracking Updated

October 4, 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 August 2019 and quarterly data for house prices and personal income through the second quarter of 2019.  Read the reports for Delaware PDF , New Jersey PDF , and Pennsylvania PDF .

Philadelphia Fed’s Harker Speaks on Importance of Community Banks

October 2, 2019 — Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of community banks and issues they face, including technological change, demographic pressures, and regulatory burden during a keynote speech at the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference in St. Louis. Read the speech.

August’s Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 45 States in the First Quarter of 2020

October 1, 2019 — 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 45 states in the first quarter of 2020. Read the report.

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