Publication: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Taking Tennessee's Temperature

Economic conditions in the Volunteer State have been on the upswing of late, with employment and construction growing and the manufacturing sector continuing to strengthen. A new SouthPoint post uses recent conversations with contacts in Tennessee to ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

August Business Inflation Expectations Rise

Business Inflation ExpectationsThe BIE was created to measure the year-ahead inflationary sentiments of businesses in the Sixth District. It also helps inform our view of the sources of cost changes and provides insight into the factors driving business' ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

As We Age, We Get Both Smarter and Less Smart

The bad news: our brains slow down as we age. As early as our 30s, “fluid intelligence” starts deteriorating.The good news: another type of smarts—“crystallized intelligence,” or the ability to use skills, knowledge, and experience—keeps growing until ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Is Southeastern Manufacturing Leveling Off?

If manufacturing continues expanding in the Southeast, what's the cause for concern? SouthPoint looks at recent data and notes that although the sector's expansion continues, some indicators slowed down from their recent heady pace. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Manufacturing
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Getting There?

Recent data paint an improving picture of several important aspects of the economy. So is it time to declare that conditions are ripe for continuing improvement? Not so fast, according to a new macroblog post, which argues for cautious optimism. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sunnier Times in the Sunshine State

The recession hit Florida particularly hard, and its aftermath lingered stubbornly. But Atlanta Fed business contacts in the state recently described an improving environment, and a new SouthPoint post summarizes their optimistic outlook. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Data Digests Update on the Regional Economy

Data DigestsUpdated 8/6/2014Analysts gather regional and national data and provide commentary on current economic activity and trends in employment and real estate. This information helps assess conditions in the regional economy.To show or hide specific ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 07 2014]
Entities: Real Estate, Digestion
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

What's Driving the Part-Time Labor Market? Results from an Atlanta Fed Survey

The aftermath of the recession has seen an increase in the share of part-time workers. Will this heightened share drop as the labor market heals, or is it simply the new normal? A new macroblog post examines recent survey data to assess the circumsta ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Keep on the Sunny Side

Southeastern InsightsAugust 2014 Southeastern Insights  provides a broad summary of economic intelligence gathered through our network of business contacts and other sources throughout the Southeast during the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Fed Explains the Payments System

What do the circulatory system and payments systems have in common? Quite a bit, actually! Similar to the circulatory system, which carries blood throughout the body, the payments system keep money flowing between buyers and sellers of goods, services, ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Early Public Banks

William Roberds and François R. VeldeWorking Paper 2014-9August 2014Download the full text of this paper (710 KB)Publicly owned or commissioned banks were common in Europe from the 15th century. This survey argues that while the early public banks were ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast Housing Update: Building on Recent Gains

Knocked back on its heels by the recession, the region's housing market continues to regain its former strength. A new SouthPoint post finds that builders and brokers remain upbeat and report increased activity from year-ago levels. ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 02 2014]
Entities: Recession

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Lockhart also cautioned against acting too soon in the face of recent strong data on the economy. "It will take some time to validate an outlook that assumes above–trend growth and associated solid gains in employment and price stability, he said. "I'm sticking to the view that conditions that would justify a liftoff decision will arrive in the second half of next year.""
Great progress has been made in dealing with the too big to fail (TBTF) problem. "While we must continue to work toward ending TBTF or the need for government financial intervention in crises, we should never allow ourselves the complacency to believe that we have put an end to TBTF" Fischer said...

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Taking Tennessee's Temperature [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 16 2014]
August Business Inflation Expectations Rise [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
As We Age, We Get Both Smarter and Less Smart [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
Is Southeastern Manufacturing Leveling Off? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 13 2014]
Getting There? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 09 2014]
Data Digests Update on the Regional Economy [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 07 2014]
Sunnier Times in the Sunshine State [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 07 2014]
What's Driving the Part-Time Labor Market? Resu... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 06 2014]
Keep on the Sunny Side [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 05 2014]
The Fed Explains the Payments System [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 04 2014]
What's behind Housing's June Swoon? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 02 2014]
Southeast Housing Update: Building on Recent Gains [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 02 2014]
Early Public Banks [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 02 2014]
Economist: Sports' Economic Impact Difficult to... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Aug 01 2014]
Atlanta Fedâ??s Lockhart Shares Framework for L... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 29 2014]
Should Microbusinesses Matter to Your Local Com... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 28 2014]
Where's the Mobile Payment? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 28 2014]
Auto Sales Accelerating [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 25 2014]
Construction and Real Estate Survey: Home Price... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 23 2014]
GDP Growth: Will We Find a Higher Gear? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 22 2014]
How Much Will Chip-Card Technology Affect ATM O... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 22 2014]
Dodd-Frank Imperfect, but a "Major Achievement,... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 19 2014]
State of Distress? [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 18 2014]
Regulation the Best Tool for Financial Stabilit... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 16 2014]
Latest Forecast for GDPNow [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 16 2014]
EMV Train is Gathering Steam: Procrastinators T... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jul 15 2014]
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