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Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:40:00 GMT2017-06-16T18:40:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. A new project, Equity Issuance and Retirement, provides additional detail on the equity Issuance and retirement activity of domestic nonfinancial corporations, with quarterly frequency data through 2017:Q1 and monthly frequency data through March 2017. Other existing projects with updated data are indicated on the main page. All projects now include data dictionary text files with additional descriptive information to accompany CSV data files.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:40:00 GMT2017-06-16T18:40:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. A new project, Equity Issuance and Retirement, provides additional detail on the equity Issuance and retirement activity of domestic nonfinancial corporations, with quarterly frequency data through 2017:Q1 and monthly frequency data through March 2017. Other existing projects with updated data are indicated on the main page. All projects now include data dictionary text files with additional descriptive information to accompany CSV data files.



G17: G.17 Data for May 2017 are now available

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-06-15T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for May 2017 are now available.

Industrial production was unchanged in May following a large increase in April and smaller increases in February and March. Manufacturing output declined 0.4 percent in May; the index is little changed, on net, since February. The indexes for mining and utilities posted gains of 1.6 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively, in May. At 105.0 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in May was 2.2 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector edged down 0.1 percentage point in May to 76.6 percent, a rate that is 3.3 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.




Z1: Z.1 release: 2017:Q1 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:02:00 GMT2017-06-08T16:02:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As of the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. The compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2017:Q1 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:02:00 GMT2017-06-08T16:02:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As of the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. The compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday June 8, 2017; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:01:00 GMT2017-06-02T16:01:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming June 8, 2017 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 preview files include a single PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files available on the current Z.1 release page at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/Current/default.htm. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday June 8, 2017; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:01:00 GMT2017-06-02T16:01:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming June 8, 2017 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 preview files include a single PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files available on the current Z.1 release page at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/Current/default.htm. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



H15: Correction of Federal Funds rates for May 31, 2017

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:07:00 GMT2017-06-02T14:07:00Z

An incorrect federal funds rates for May 31, 2017, was published on June 1, 2017. The H.15 has been updated to correct the inaccurate rates. The rate should have been 0.83 (rather than 0.82).



H15: Correction of Treasury rates for April 14, 2017, the week ending April 14, 2017, and the month of April 2017

Thu, 18 May 2017 20:15:00 GMT2017-05-18T20:15:00Z

Incorrect Treasury rates for April 14, 2017, were again received from the external provider of this information and published on May 18, 2017. The H.15 has been updated to correct the inaccurate rates.



G17: G.17 Data for April 2017 are now available

Tue, 16 May 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-05-16T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for April 2017 are now available.

Industrial production advanced 1.0 percent in April for its third consecutive monthly increase and its largest gain since February 2014. Manufacturing output rose 1.0 percent as a result of widespread increases among its major industries. The indexes for mining and utilities posted gains of 1.2 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively. At 105.1 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in April was 2.2 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.6 percentage point in April to 76.7 percent, a rate that is 3.2 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.




H15: Correction of Treasury rates for April 14, 2017, and the week ending April 14, 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:15:00 GMT2017-04-25T20:15:00Z

Incorrect Treasury rates for April 14, 2017, were received from the external provider of this information beginning on April 21, 2017. The H.15 has been updated to correct the inaccurate rates.



G17: G.17 Data for March 2017 are now available

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-04-18T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for March 2017 are now available.

Industrial production increased 0.5 percent in March after moving up 0.1 percent in February. The increase in March was more than accounted for by a jump of 8.6 percent in the output of utilities-the largest in the history of the index-as the demand for heating returned to seasonal norms after being suppressed by unusually warm weather in February. Manufacturing output fell 0.4 percent in March, led by a large step-down in the production of motor vehicles and parts; factory output aside from motor vehicles and parts moved down 0.2 percent. The production at mines edged up 0.1 percent. For the first quarter as a whole, industrial production rose at an annual rate of 1.5 percent. At 104.1 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in March was 1.5 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.4 percentage point in March to 76.1 percent, a rate that is 3.8 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.




G17: Introduction of Reliability Estimates for Industrial Production Indexes

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-04-18T13:15:00Z

With the G.17 statistical release on April 18, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board began publishing estimates of the reliability of the levels and the rates of change (monthly and quarterly) of the reported production indexes for total industry, manufacturing, mining, and utilities. The reliability estimates are designed to give data users a sense of the typical range into which a statistic will likely end up after its final (fifth) revision in a monthly release. The reliability estimates are based on the revision history for the indexes back to 2008; each G.17 release will include estimates for those months and quarters for which either new or updated estimates were issued that month. A detailed explanation is available on the Board's website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/revisions/Current/DefaultRev.htm.

The reliability estimates are issued in table 15 of the G.17 release, available on the Board's website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/20170418/default.htm. A text file that contains the estimates is also available on the Federal Reserve's website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/ipdisk/revh_sa.txt.




CP: Commercial Paper Release will be delayed on Thursday, April 6

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMT2017-04-06T15:00:00Z

The commercial paper release for Thursday, April 6, is delayed and will be updated as soon as possible.



Commercial Paper Release will be delayed on Thursday, April 6

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMT2017-04-06T15:00:00Z

The commercial paper release for Thursday, April 6, is delayed and will be updated as soon as possible.



CP: Revisions to Commercial Paper Outstanding

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:45:00 GMT2017-04-04T13:45:00Z

On April 4, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board released revisions to the values of seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted commercial paper outstanding levels based on updated issuer information. The revisions affect weekly and monthly outstanding data from February 2016 to March 2017 and include year-end outstanding and maturity distribution of outstanding commercial paper.



Revisions to Commercial Paper Outstanding

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:45:00 GMT2017-04-04T13:45:00Z

On April 4, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board released revisions to the values of seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted commercial paper outstanding levels based on updated issuer information. The revisions affect weekly and monthly outstanding data from February 2016 to March 2017 and include year-end outstanding and maturity distribution of outstanding commercial paper.



G17: Communications Equipment Price Indexes Released

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 17:26:00 GMT2017-03-31T17:26:00Z

The Federal Reserve has released updated communications equipment price indexes. Comma-delimited text files containing quarterly and annual data are available for download.




G17: G.17 Annual Revision Released

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:38:00 GMT2017-03-31T16:38:00Z

The Federal Reserve has revised its index of industrial production (IP) and the related measures of capacity and capacity utilization. On net, the revisions were small, and the contour of total IP is little changed. Total IP is still reported to have moved up about 22 percent from the end of the recession in mid-2009 through late 2014, to have declined in 2015, and to have moved sideways in 2016. The most notable difference between the current and the previous estimates is that total IP is now reported to have decreased about 2 3/4 percent in 2015, whereas it previously showed a decline of about 1 3/4 percent.[2] The incorporation of detailed data for manufacturing from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) accounts for the majority of the differences between the current and the previously published estimates.



Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:30:00 GMT2017-03-24T18:30:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. All projects have been updated with the most recently available data.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:30:00 GMT2017-03-24T18:30:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. All projects have been updated with the most recently available data.



G17: G.17 Annual Revision to be released at noon (EDT) on March 31, 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-03-17T13:15:00Z

The Federal Reserve Board plans to issue its annual revision to the index of industrial production (IP) and the related measures of capacity utilization at 12:00 noon (EDT) on March 31, 2017. New annual benchmark data for 2015 for manufacturing will be incorporated, as will other annual data, including information on the mining of metallic and nonmetallic minerals (except fuels). The updated IP indexes will include revisions to the monthly indicator (either product data or input data) and to seasonal factors for each industry. In addition, the estimation methods for some series may be changed. Any modifications to the methods for estimating the output of an industry will affect the index from 1972 to the present.Capacity and capacity utilization will be revised to incorporate data through the fourth quarter of 2016 from the U.S. Census Bureau's Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity along with new data on capacity from the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Department of Energy, and other organizations.



G17: G.17 Data for February 2017 are now available

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:15:00 GMT2017-03-17T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for February 2017 are now available.

Industrial production was unchanged in February following a 0.1 percent decrease in January. In February, manufacturing output moved up 0.5 percent for its sixth consecutive monthly increase. Mining output jumped 2.7 percent, but the index for utilities fell 5.7 percent, as continued unseasonably warm weather further reduced demand for heating. At 104.7 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in February was 0.3 percent above its level of a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector declined 0.1 percentage point in February to 75.4 percent, a rate that is 4.5 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.




G17: Seasonal Factors for auto and truck production have been revised

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:21:00 GMT2017-03-17T12:21:00Z

Seasonal factors for auto and truck production were revised back to January 1996 and extended through June 2018 on March 17, 2017. The revised factors for September 2016 through February 2017 were used in the G.17 release published on March 17, 2017, and the revised factors for earlier months will be incorporated into the production estimates at the time of the annual revision on March 31, 2017. The revised seasonal factors are based on production data through January 2017. The revised factors also correct an error in the number of holidays for January 2017, which had previously been understated. The seasonal factors will be revised again in March 2018.




Z1: Z.1 release: 2016:Q4 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:02:00 GMT2017-03-09T17:02:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As of the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. The compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2016:Q4 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:02:00 GMT2017-03-09T17:02:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As of the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. The compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday March 9, 2017; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:02:00 GMT2017-03-03T17:02:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming March 9, 2017 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 preview files include a single PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files available on the current Z.1 release page at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/Current/default.htm. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday March 9, 2017; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:02:00 GMT2017-03-03T17:02:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming March 9, 2017 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 preview files include a single PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files available on the current Z.1 release page at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/Current/default.htm. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



CHGDEL: Revised estimations for pre-2001 charge-off and delinquency rates

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:00:00 GMT2017-02-21T19:00:00Z

Models used to estimate data not reported by small commercial banks who filed the FFIEC 034 Call Report form prior to 2001 have been updated. As a result, historical charge-off and delinquency rates for several series in this range have been revised.



Revised estimations for pre-2001 charge-off and delinquency rates

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:00:00 GMT2017-02-21T19:00:00Z

Models used to estimate data not reported by small commercial banks who filed the FFIEC 034 Call Report form prior to 2001 have been updated. As a result, historical charge-off and delinquency rates for several series in this range have been revised.



PRATES: Change to the Publication of Interest Rates on Reserve Balances

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:30:00 GMT2017-02-16T21:30:00Z

Effective February 23, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board will publish on each business day at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, the interest rates on reserve balances applicable for the next business day. The interest rates on reserve balances, which include the interest rates on required and excess balances, are determined by the Board and officially announced in the most recent Implementation Note. The associated data are made available on the Federal Reserve Board's website on the "Interest on Required Balances and Excess Balances" page and in the Policy Rates Data Download Program.



G17: G.17 Data for January 2017 are now available

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:15:00 GMT2017-02-15T14:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for January 2017 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.3 percent in January following a 0.6 percent increase in December. In January, manufacturing output moved up 0.2 percent, and mining output jumped 2.8 percent. The index for utilities fell 5.7 percent, largely because unseasonably warm weather reduced the demand for heating. At 104.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in January was at about the same level as it was a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector fell 0.3 percentage point in January to 75.3 percent, a rate that is 4.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.




G17: G.17 Preliminary Estimates of Industry Capacity

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:15:00 GMT2017-02-15T14:15:00Z

The data in the February 15, 2017 release include preliminary estimates of industrial capacity for 2017. Measured from fourth quarter to fourth quarter, total industrial capacity is projected to rise 1.3 percent this year after increasing 0.4 percent in 2016. Manufacturing capacity is expected to advance 1.1 percent in 2017, somewhat faster than the 0.7 percent pace in 2016. Capacity in the mining sector is estimated to rise 0.9 percent in 2017 after falling 3.4 percent in 2016. Capacity at electric and natural gas utilities is projected to increase 0.8 percent, about the same rate as in the three previous years.




H6: MONEY STOCK REVISIONS

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:30:00 GMT2017-01-26T21:30:00Z

The Federal Reserve revised its measures of the money stock and their components to incorporate updated seasonal factors and a new quarterly benchmark. This release includes seasonally adjusted measures of the monetary aggregates and components produced with revised seasonal factors, which were derived from data through December 2016 and estimated using the Census Bureau's X-13 ARIMA-SEATS seasonal adjustment program.[1] The updated seasonal factors resulted in minor revisions to the growth rates of seasonally adjusted M2 for individual months in 2016, slightly pushing up the growth rate for seasonally adjusted M2 in the first half of 2016 and pulling it down slightly in the second half of 2016. This release also includes a new quarterly benchmark, which incorporates minor revisions to data reported in the quarterly deposit reports and takes account of deposit data from Call Reports for banks and thrift institutions that are not weekly or quarterly deposit reporters.[2] These revisions to deposit data start in 2015. In addition, this release incorporates data from Call Reports on the amount of small-denomination time deposits held in individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and Keogh accounts; related revisions to deposit data start in 2016. Likewise, the benchmark incorporates revisions to IRA and Keogh balances held at retail and institutional money market mutual funds; these revisions to data on money market mutual funds begin in 2007. This release also incorporates the receipt of historical information from other sources of data. The effects of both the revisions to seasonal factors and the new quarterly benchmark on the growth rates of M1 and M2 are outlined in appendix tables 6 and 7. Historical data, updated each week, are available with the H.6 statistical release at www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/statisticsdata.htm. --------------------[1] Information on the seasonal adjustment program is available on the U.S. Census Bureau website at https://www.census.gov/srd/www/x13as. [2] "Call Reports" refers to the commercial bank Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (FFIEC 031 and 041; OMB No. 7100-0036) and the credit union Statement of Financial Condition (NCUA 5300/5300SF; OMB No. 3133-0004).



G17: G.17 Data for December 2016 are now available

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:15:00 GMT2017-01-18T14:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for December 2016 are now available.

Industrial production rose 0.8 percent in December after falling 0.7 percent in November. For the fourth quarter as a whole, the index slipped 0.6 percent at an annual rate. In December, manufacturing output moved up 0.2 percent and mining output was unchanged. The index for utilities jumped 6.6 percent, largely because of a return to more normal temperatures following unseasonably warm weather in November; the gain last month was the largest since December 1989. At 104.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in December was 0.5 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.6 percentage point in December to 75.5 percent, a rate that is 4.5 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:00:00 GMT2016-12-21T21:00:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Quarterly frequency data for 2016:Q3 are now available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Monthly frequency data for October 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and data for August 2016 are now available for country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities. Daily and monthly frequency data on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) are available through September 2016.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:00:00 GMT2016-12-21T21:00:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Quarterly frequency data for 2016:Q3 are now available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Monthly frequency data for October 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and data for August 2016 are now available for country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities. Daily and monthly frequency data on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) are available through September 2016.



G17: G.17 Data for November 2016 are now available

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:15:00 GMT2016-12-14T14:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for November 2016 are now available.

Industrial production declined 0.4 percent in November after edging up 0.1 percent in October. In November, manufacturing output moved down 0.1 percent, and mining posted a gain of 1.1 percent. The index for utilities dropped 4.4 percent, as warmer-than-normal temperatures reduced the demand for heating. At 103.9 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in November was 0.6 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.4 percentage point in November to 75.0 percent, a rate that is 5.0 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




Z1: Z.1 release: 2016:Q3 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:01:00 GMT2016-12-08T17:01:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). Effective since the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release now consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. As previously announced, compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2016:Q3 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:01:00 GMT2016-12-08T17:01:00Z

This release incorporates several revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). Effective since the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release, the file structure of the Z.1 release now consists of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. As previously announced, compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 12:00 noon.



Z1: CSV preview files replaced

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:40:00 GMT2016-12-06T18:40:00Z

The CSV preview files for the December 8, 2016, (2016:Q3) release have been replaced. The files published on Friday, December 2, 2016, erroneously contained numerical values. The data contained in the files were incomplete and would not be useful to those accessing the files. The HTML and PDF versions of the preview files are unchanged.



CSV preview files replaced

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:40:00 GMT2016-12-06T18:40:00Z

The CSV preview files for the December 8, 2016, (2016:Q3) release have been replaced. The files published on Friday, December 2, 2016, erroneously contained numerical values. The data contained in the files were incomplete and would not be useful to those accessing the files. The HTML and PDF versions of the preview files are unchanged.



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday December 8, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:55:00 GMT2016-12-02T18:55:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming December 8, 2016 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 release files include a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. As previously announced, compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday December 8, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:55:00 GMT2016-12-02T18:55:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming December 8, 2016 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. Z.1 release files include a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. As previously announced, compressed PRN files are no longer produced. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



G17: G.17 Data for October 2016 are now available

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:15:00 GMT2016-11-16T14:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for October 2016 are now available.

Industrial production was unchanged in October after decreasing 0.2 percent in September. Although the level of industrial production in September was the same as the previous estimate, revisions to the index for utilities raised the rate of change in total industrial production in August and lowered it in September. In October, manufacturing output increased 0.2 percent, and mining posted a gain of 2.1 percent for its largest increase since March 2014. The index for utilities dropped 2.6 percent, as warmer-than-normal temperatures reduced the demand for heating. At 104.3 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in October was 0.9 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector edged down 0.1 percentage point in October to 75.3 percent, a rate that is 4.7 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




G17: Communications Equipment Price Indexes Released

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:55:00 GMT2016-10-28T15:55:00Z

The Federal Reserve has released updated communications equipment price indexes. Comma-delimited text files containing quarterly and annual data are available for download.




G17: G.17 Data for September 2016 are now available

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-10-17T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for September 2016 are now available.

Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in September after falling 0.5 percent in August. For the third quarter as a whole, industrial production rose at an annual rate of 1.8 percent for its first quarterly increase since the third quarter of 2015. Manufacturing output increased 0.2 percent in September and moved up at an annual rate of 0.9 percent in the third quarter. In September, the index for utilities declined 1.0 percent; mining posted a gain of 0.4 percent, which partially reversed its August decline. At 104.2 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in September was 1.0 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector edged up 0.1 percentage point in September to 75.4 percent, a rate that is 4.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




H10: Updated weight tables go into effect on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT2016-10-12T14:00:00Z

Updated weight tables go into effect on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. View new tables.



H15: Discontinuance of several rates on October 11, 2016

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 20:15:00 GMT2016-10-11T20:15:00Z

As noted on the announcement posted on September 26, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board will cease publication of the following interest rates on its Selected Interest Rates (H.15) statistical release effective October 11, 2016: Eurodollar deposits, corporate bonds, state and local bonds, and conventional mortgages. The interest rate swaps will continue to be published for two more weeks and will instead be discontinued on October 31, 2016.A list of sources for the discontinued data is available at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/h15_technical_qa.htmThe Board will continue to publish the following interest rates in the H.15 release: federal funds (effective), commercial paper, bank prime loan, discount window primary credit, and U.S. Treasury securities.Additionally, as of October 11, 2016, the Board will no longer publish the H.15 in PDF format or publish weekly and monthly averages directly on the H.15. Weekly and monthly averages will continue to be available through the Board's Data Download Program.The H.15 will be published at 4:15pm every business day (excluding holidays).



Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:30:00 GMT2016-09-30T14:30:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Quarterly frequency data for 2016:Q2 are now available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Monthly frequency data for August 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and data for June 2016 are now available for country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities. Daily and monthly frequency data on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) are available through June 2016.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:30:00 GMT2016-09-30T14:30:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Quarterly frequency data for 2016:Q2 are now available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Monthly frequency data for August 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and data for June 2016 are now available for country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities. Daily and monthly frequency data on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) are available through June 2016.



H15: Discontinuance of several rates on October 11, 2016

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:30:00 GMT2016-09-26T18:30:00Z

Beginning October 11, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board will cease publication of the following interest rates on its Selected Interest Rates (H.15) statistical release: Eurodollar deposits, interest rate swaps, corporate bonds, state and local bonds, and conventional mortgages. These interest rates are not produced by the Board and are available from their original sources before they are published by the Board on the H.15. The Board has judged that, given the alternative sources available to the public, the costs of collecting and publishing these data outweigh the benefits. A list of sources for the discontinued data is available at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/h15_technical_qa.htm The Board will continue to publish the following interest rates in the H.15 release: federal funds (effective), commercial paper, bank prime loan, discount window primary credit, and U.S. Treasury securities. Additionally, the Board will no longer publish the H.15 in PDF format or publish weekly and monthly averages directly on the H.15. Weekly and monthly averages will continue to be available, along with other historical data, through the Board's Data Download Program.



Z1: Z.1 release: 2016:Q2 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:01:00 GMT2016-09-16T16:01:00Z

This release incorporates numerous revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As previously announced, the file structure of the Z.1 release has changed. Z.1 release files now consist of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. To help users transition to this new file format, compressed PRN files are available for this release only. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2016:Q2 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:01:00 GMT2016-09-16T16:01:00Z

This release incorporates numerous revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). As previously announced, the file structure of the Z.1 release has changed. Z.1 release files now consist of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. To help users transition to this new file format, compressed PRN files are available for this release only. Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



G17: G.17 Data for August 2016 are now available

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-09-15T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for August 2016 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.4 percent in August after rising 0.6 percent in July. Manufacturing output also declined 0.4 percent in August, reversing its increase in July; the level of the index in August is little changed from its level in March. Following two consecutive monthly increases, the index for utilities fell back 1.4 percent in August. Even so, the index was 1.7 percent above its year-earlier level, as hot temperatures this summer boosted the usage of air conditioning. The output of mining moved up 1.0 percent in August, its fourth consecutive monthly increase following an extended downturn; the index, however, was still about 9 percent below its year-ago level. At 104.4 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in August was 1.1 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.4 percentage point in August to 75.5 percent, a rate that is 4.5 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Friday September 16, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:01:00 GMT2016-09-09T16:01:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming September 16, 2016 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. As previously announced, the Z.1 release files now consist of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. To help users transition to this new file format, updated compressed PRN files will also be posted with the September 16, 2016 release. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



Next Z.1 release date is Friday September 16, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:01:00 GMT2016-09-09T16:01:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming September 16, 2016 Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release is now available. As previously announced, the Z.1 release files now consist of a single Z.1 PDF, corresponding HTML tables, and single set of compressed CSV files with accompanying data dictionary text files. To help users transition to this new file format, updated compressed PRN files will also be posted with the September 16, 2016 release. Code changes and preliminary release highlights are available online in the Financial Accounts Guide at www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/.



Z1: Structure change to CSV files

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:30:00 GMT2016-08-26T17:30:00Z

In response to user feedback and to meet accessibility requirements, the format of the new compressed CSV files has changed since their June introduction. Specifically, these files now show additional precision and now only include series mnemonics and data values. For each CSV file, a corresponding data dictionary text file will be provided with additional series-level information. To help users transition to the new file format, updated compressed PRN files will also be posted with the September 16, 2016 release.



Structure change to CSV files

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:30:00 GMT2016-08-26T17:30:00Z

In response to user feedback and to meet accessibility requirements, the format of the new compressed CSV files has changed since their June introduction. Specifically, these files now show additional precision and now only include series mnemonics and data values. For each CSV file, a corresponding data dictionary text file will be provided with additional series-level information. To help users transition to the new file format, updated compressed PRN files will also be posted with the September 16, 2016 release.



G17: G.17 Data for July 2016 are now available

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-08-16T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for July 2016 are now available.

Industrial production rose 0.7 percent in July after moving up 0.4 percent in June. The advance in July was the largest for the index since November 2014. Manufacturing output increased 0.5 percent in July for its largest gain since July 2015. The index for utilities rose 2.1 percent as a result of warmer-than-usual weather in July boosting demand for air conditioning. The output of mining moved up 0.7 percent; the index has increased modestly, on net, over the past three months after having fallen about 17 percent between December 2014 and April 2016. At 104.9 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in July was 0.5 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.5 percentage point in July to 75.9 percent, a rate that is 4.1 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




G17: G.17 Release Dates for 2017 Announced

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-08-16T13:15:00Z

The 2017 release dates for the G.17 were announced today. The 2017 release dates are as follows: January 18, February 15, March 17, April 18, May 16, June 15, July 14, August 17, September 15, October 17, November 16, and December 15.



Z1: New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:45:00 GMT2016-08-05T18:45:00Z

Two new Enhanced Financial Accounts (EFA) projects are now available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. The first project provides additional detail on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) at daily frequency, and the second provides country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities at monthly frequency. In addition, data for June 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds.



New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:45:00 GMT2016-08-05T18:45:00Z

Two new Enhanced Financial Accounts (EFA) projects are now available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. The first project provides additional detail on funding agreement-backed securities (FABS) at daily frequency, and the second provides country-level detail on international portfolio investment holdings of long-term securities at monthly frequency. In addition, data for June 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds.



G17: Annual data on manufacturing investment and capital have been released

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-07-15T13:15:00Z

The Federal Reserve released updated annual information on the real capital stock and real investment for detailed industries within the manufacturing sector based on a variety of data sources. These data by industry and broad asset class are provided to the National Bureau of Economic Research-Center for Economic Studies (NBER-CES) Manufacturing Industry Database.]>2016-08-02T10:00:00-04:00enFRBend=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05:00Annual data on manufacturing investment and capital have been released2016-08-02T10:00:00-04:00G17G17: Seasonal factors for auto and truck sales have been releasedhttp://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/DataDownload.html#1507seasonal factors for auto and truck sales. A comma-delimited text file containing these seasonal factors is available for download.]>2016-08-02T10:00:00-04:00enFRBend=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05:00Seasonal factors for auto and truck sales have been released2016-08-02T10:00:00-04:00G17H15: Corrections to State and local bond rates for June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, and July 7, 2016http://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/DataDownload.html#1484Historical rates for State and local bonds for June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, and July 7, 2016, have been corrected, as well as the weekly rates for June 10, June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8, 2016, and the monthly rate for June 2016. The State and local bond rate published for June 9, 2016, should have been 3.03 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for June 16, 2016, should have been 2.99 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for June 23, 2016, should have been 2.90 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for June 30, 2016, should have been 2.85 (rather than 3.18); and the rate published for July 7, 2016, should have been 2.80 (rather than 3.18). The rate published for week ending June 10, 2016, should have been 3.03 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for the week ending June 17, 2016, should have been 2.99 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for the week ending June 24, 2016, should have been 2.90 (rather than 3.18); the rate published for the week ending July 1, 2016, should have been 2.85 (rather than 3.18); and the rate published for the week ending July 8, 2016, should have been 2.80 (rather than 3.18). The rate published for the month of June 2016 should have been 3.01 (rather than 3.20).2016-07-15T17:15:00-04:00enFRBend=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05[...]



G17: Revised Estimates of Industrial Capacity

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-07-15T13:15:00Z

The estimates for industrial capacity in 2015 were revised for today's G.17 release. The revisions reflect updated measures of physical capacity from various government and private sources as well as updated estimates of capital spending by industry. Capacity for the industrial sector, measured from the fourth quarter of 2015 to the fourth quarter of 2016, is now expected to increase 0.4 percent, a rate that is 0.1 percentage point lower than previously estimated. Manufacturing capacity is now expected to rise 0.7 percent, a pace 0.2 percentage point less than the previous estimate; a smaller increase in the capacity for manufacturing of selected high-technology goods accounts for the downward revision. The decrease in mining capacity for 2016 is unrevised at 3.4 percent, and the gain in capacity for utilities is also unrevised at 0.8 percent.




Z1: Erratum for the June 9, 2016 Financial Accounts publication

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:00:00 GMT2016-06-28T15:00:00Z

The published values for mutual fund sectors' holdings of Treasury bills and other Treasury securities, shown on table L.210 lines 45 and 46 in the June 9, 2016 Z.1 statistical release, are incorrect. The corrected annual values for mutual funds' holdings of Treasury bills (line 45) from 2010 to 2015 are $40.9, $36.4, $47.1, $4.3, $30.7, and $46.6 billion, respectively. Corrected quarterly values from 2015:Q1 to 2016:Q1 for mutual funds' holdings of Treasury bills (line 45) are $31.1, $32.6, $41.5, $46.6, and $49.3 billion. The corrected annual values for mutual funds' holdings of other Treasury securities (line 46) from 2010 to 2015 are $376.5, $432.9, $512.1, $468.6, $652.2, and $779.9 billion. Corrected quarterly values for mutual funds' holdings of other Treasury securities (line 46) from 2015:Q1 to 2016:Q1 are $678.3, $693.0, $747.6, $779.9, and $800.0 billion. The published values for total mutual fund holdings of Treasury securities, shown on line 44, are correct. Complete time series with these corrected values are available for download from the Federal Reserve's Data Download Program (DDP). Please use series mnemonic "FL653061113.Q" to download the Treasury bills series (line 45) and series mnemonic "FL653061125.Q" to download the other Treasury securities series (line 46) from DDP. All published files will be corrected with the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release.



Erratum for the June 9, 2016 Financial Accounts publication

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:00:00 GMT2016-06-28T15:00:00Z

The published values for mutual fund sectors' holdings of Treasury bills and other Treasury securities, shown on table L.210 lines 45 and 46 in the June 9, 2016 Z.1 statistical release, are incorrect. The corrected annual values for mutual funds' holdings of Treasury bills (line 45) from 2010 to 2015 are $40.9, $36.4, $47.1, $4.3, $30.7, and $46.6 billion, respectively. Corrected quarterly values from 2015:Q1 to 2016:Q1 for mutual funds' holdings of Treasury bills (line 45) are $31.1, $32.6, $41.5, $46.6, and $49.3 billion. The corrected annual values for mutual funds' holdings of other Treasury securities (line 46) from 2010 to 2015 are $376.5, $432.9, $512.1, $468.6, $652.2, and $779.9 billion. Corrected quarterly values for mutual funds' holdings of other Treasury securities (line 46) from 2015:Q1 to 2016:Q1 are $678.3, $693.0, $747.6, $779.9, and $800.0 billion. The published values for total mutual fund holdings of Treasury securities, shown on line 44, are correct. Complete time series with these corrected values are available for download from the Federal Reserve's Data Download Program (DDP). Please use series mnemonic "FL653061113.Q" to download the Treasury bills series (line 45) and series mnemonic "FL653061125.Q" to download the other Treasury securities series (line 46) from DDP. All published files will be corrected with the September 16, 2016 Z.1 release.



Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:35:00 GMT2016-06-17T20:35:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for March 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds. 2016:Q1 data are now available for the Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions project and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:35:00 GMT2016-06-17T20:35:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for March 2016 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds. 2016:Q1 data are now available for the Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions project and for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default.



Z1: Preview of new Z.1 file structure now available

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:00 GMT2016-06-17T18:00:00Z

In September 2016, the Z1 Financial Accounts website will be streamlined. A single Z.1 PDF file and a single set of compressed CSV files will replace current PDF, CSV, and PRN files. The new PDF file will show series mnemonics along with recent annual and quarterly data. The new compressed CSV files will have series mnemonics and all historical data. HTML tables and Data Download Program data, including underlying detail, will remain unchanged. A preview of the new PDF and CSV files, using June Z.1 data, is available on the Z1 homepage at: www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/



Preview of new Z.1 file structure now available

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:00 GMT2016-06-17T18:00:00Z

In September 2016, the Z1 Financial Accounts website will be streamlined. A single Z.1 PDF file and a single set of compressed CSV files will replace current PDF, CSV, and PRN files. The new PDF file will show series mnemonics along with recent annual and quarterly data. The new compressed CSV files will have series mnemonics and all historical data. HTML tables and Data Download Program data, including underlying detail, will remain unchanged. A preview of the new PDF and CSV files, using June Z.1 data, is available on the Z1 homepage at: www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/



G17: G.17 Data for May 2016 are now available

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-06-15T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for May 2016 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.4 percent in May after increasing 0.6 percent in April. Declines in the indexes for manufacturing and utilities in May were slightly offset by a small gain for mining. The output of manufacturing moved down 0.4 percent, led by a large step-down in the production of motor vehicles and parts; factory output aside from motor vehicles and parts edged down 0.1 percent. The index for utilities fell 1.0 percent, as a drop in the output of electric utilities was partly offset by a gain for natural gas utilities. After eight straight monthly declines, the production at mines moved up 0.2 percent. At 103.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in May was 1.4 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.4 percentage point in May to 74.9 percent, a rate that is 5.1 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




Z1: Financial Accounts Guide correction

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:05:00 GMT2016-06-10T20:05:00Z

The HTML date columns for supplementary tables on nonprofit organizations (tables F.101.a and L.101.a) in the Financial Accounts Guide have been corrected to show annual data through 2000. No data or other tables were affected.



Financial Accounts Guide correction

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:05:00 GMT2016-06-10T20:05:00Z

The HTML date columns for supplementary tables on nonprofit organizations (tables F.101.a and L.101.a) in the Financial Accounts Guide have been corrected to show annual data through 2000. No data or other tables were affected.



Z1: Z.1 release: 2016:Q1 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:02:00 GMT2016-06-09T16:02:00Z

This release incorporates numerous revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Friday, September 16, 2016, at 12:00 noon. With the September Z.1 release, the structure of associated Z.1 published files will be changed to simplify and enhance the data's usability. A preview of the new structure will be posted online in the coming weeks.



Z.1 release: 2016:Q1 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:02:00 GMT2016-06-09T16:02:00Z

This release incorporates numerous revisions, structural changes, and enhancements. Major changes are described in the "Release Highlights" section of the publication. These and other changes, such as code changes, are also described in the online Financial Accounts Guide (www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/). Data are available for download through the Federal Reserve Data Download Program (DDP). Series that appear in published tables are available immediately. Underlying detail series are generally available for download within two business days of the Z.1 release. The next Z.1 release will be Friday, September 16, 2016, at 12:00 noon. With the September Z.1 release, the structure of associated Z.1 published files will be changed to simplify and enhance the data's usability. A preview of the new structure will be posted online in the coming weeks.



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday June 9, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:02:00 GMT2016-06-02T16:02:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming June 9, 2016, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday June 9, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:02:00 GMT2016-06-02T16:02:00Z

A preview of changes to the upcoming June 9, 2016, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm



G17: G.17 release correction issued for unit truck assemblies and unit motor vehicle assemblies

Fri, 20 May 2016 15:35:00 GMT2016-05-20T15:35:00Z

The Federal Reserve has issued a correction to the G.17 release on Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization that was issued on May 17, 2016. Table 3 of the release contained incorrect data on unit truck assemblies and unit motor vehicle assemblies. All of the other figures in the release were correct. An updated release is available on the Board's website, and the data files and the DDP now contain the correct information.




G17: G.17 Data for April 2016 are now available

Tue, 17 May 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-05-17T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for April 2016 are now available.

Industrial production increased 0.7 percent in April after decreasing in the previous two months. Manufacturing output rose 0.3 percent after declining the same amount in March. The index for utilities jumped 5.8 percent in April, as the demand for electricity and natural gas returned to a more normal level after being suppressed by warmer-than-usual weather in March. Mining production fell 2.3 percent in April, and it has decreased more than 1 1/2 percent per month, on average, over the past eight months. At 104.1 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in April was 1.1 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.5 percentage point in April to 75.4 percent, a rate that is 4.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




CP: Revisions of Commercial Paper information for May 9, 2016

Mon, 09 May 2016 15:50:00 GMT2016-05-09T15:50:00Z

On May 9, 2016, the weekly totals for outstanding commercial paper as of May 6, 2016 on the Commercial Paper Maturity Distribution page were erroneously posted as 0. The information has been corrected in the Commercial Paper release.



Revisions of Commercial Paper information for May 9, 2016

Mon, 09 May 2016 15:50:00 GMT2016-05-09T15:50:00Z

On May 9, 2016, the weekly totals for outstanding commercial paper as of May 6, 2016 on the Commercial Paper Maturity Distribution page were erroneously posted as 0. The information has been corrected in the Commercial Paper release.



G20: Revisions to the G.20

Tue, 03 May 2016 19:04:00 GMT2016-05-03T19:04:00Z

The February G.20, released on May 2nd, 2016, was reposted to correct a data error. On and off-book business equipment leases were revised back to 2014, and no other data were changed.



G17: G.17 Data for March 2016 are now available

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-04-15T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for March 2016 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.6 percent in March for a second month in a row. For the first quarter as a whole, industrial production fell at an annual rate of 2.2 percent. A substantial portion of the overall decrease in March resulted from declines in the indexes for mining and utilities, which fell 2.9 percent and 1.2 percent, respectively; in addition, manufacturing output fell 0.3 percent. The sizable decrease in mining production continued the industry's recent downward trajectory; the index has fallen in each of the past seven months, at an average pace of 1.6 percent per month. At 103.4 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in March was 2.0 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.5 percentage point in March to 74.8 percent, a rate that is 5.2 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




G17: Computer Storage Equipment Price Index Released

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-04-15T13:15:00Z

The Federal Reserve updated its computer storage equipment price index with new data for 2015. The index provides an estimate of year-to-year price changes for computer storage equipment assuming that the quality of the device is unchanged. Data from IDC, a company specializing in information technology industries, were used to construct a matched-model quarterly price index, which was then converted to an annual index. This annual price index was incorporated into the industrial production indexes for computer storage equipment at the time of the annual revision to the G.17 statistical release on industrial production and capacity utilization that was published on April 1, 2016.




Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:15:00 GMT2016-04-11T15:15:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for January 2015 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds and data for 2015:Q4 are available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:15:00 GMT2016-04-11T15:15:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for January 2015 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds and data for 2015:Q4 are available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions.



G19: Revisions to the G.19

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:00:00 GMT2016-04-07T19:00:00Z

The April 7, 2016 release contains revisions extending back to January 2006 that are primarily caused by updated seasonal factors and the benchmarking of estimates to data released by the Department of Education and the U.S. Census Bureau.



G17: G.17 Annual Revision Released

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:00:00 GMT2016-04-01T16:00:00Z

The Federal Reserve has revised its index of industrial production (IP) and the related measures of capacity and capacity utilization. Total IP is now reported to have increased about 2 1/2 percent per year, on average, from 2011 through 2014 before falling 1 1/2 percent in 2015. Relative to earlier reports, the current rates of change are lower, especially for 2014 and 2015. Total IP is now estimated to have returned to its pre-recession peak in November 2014, six months later than previously estimated. Capacity for total industry is now reported to have increased about 2 percent in 2014 and 2015 after having increased only 1 percent in 2013. Compared with the previously reported estimates, the gain in 2015 is 1/2 percentage point higher, and the gain in 2013 is 1/2 percentage point lower. Industrial capacity is expected to increase 1/2 percent in 2016.



G17: Seasonal Factors for auto and truck production have been revised

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:00:00 GMT2016-04-01T16:00:00Z

Seasonal factors for auto and truck production have been revised from January 1996 through October 2017. The seasonal factors will be revised again in March 2017.




H10: Revisions of H.10 information for March 30th

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:00:00 GMT2016-03-30T19:00:00Z

On March 30, 2016, the H.10 Data Download Program was updated to include data through March 25, 2016.



H10: Revisions of H.10 information for March 29th

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:50:00 GMT2016-03-29T20:50:00Z

On March 29, 2016, the H.10 Data Download Program was updated to include data through March 25, 2016.



CP: Revisions of Commercial Paper information for March 25, 2016

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:50:00 GMT2016-03-29T15:50:00Z

On March 29, 2016, the Commercial Paper Data Download Program was updated to include data from March 25, 2016.



Revisions of Commercial Paper information for March 25, 2016

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:50:00 GMT2016-03-29T15:50:00Z

On March 29, 2016, the Commercial Paper Data Download Program was updated to include data from March 25, 2016.



Z1: Financial Accounts data corrected

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:00:00 GMT2016-03-23T15:00:00Z

The historical PDF files, historical PRN files, Data Download Program packages and quarterly PDF files for the Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts (IMA) have been updated to correct for missing data for select series from 1952:Q1 to 1958:Q4 and to correct 2015 data for some series in the IMA. The current Z.1 release PDF, screen reader, and CSV files are unaffected. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday June 9, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Financial Accounts data corrected

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:00:00 GMT2016-03-23T15:00:00Z

The historical PDF files, historical PRN files, Data Download Program packages and quarterly PDF files for the Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts (IMA) have been updated to correct for missing data for select series from 1952:Q1 to 1958:Q4 and to correct 2015 data for some series in the IMA. The current Z.1 release PDF, screen reader, and CSV files are unaffected. The next Z.1 release will be Thursday June 9, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:00:00 GMT2016-03-18T16:00:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for 2015:Q4 are now available for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Annual data for section 529 college plans, state and local government defined benefit pension plans are available through 2015 and 2013, respectively.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:00:00 GMT2016-03-18T16:00:00Z

The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm. Data for 2015:Q4 are now available for the projects related to depository institutions: consolidated balance sheet, off-balance-sheet items, and consumer loan portfolios by probability of default. Annual data for section 529 college plans, state and local government defined benefit pension plans are available through 2015 and 2013, respectively.



G17: G.17 Data for February 2016 are now available

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:15:00 GMT2016-03-16T13:15:00Z

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for February 2016 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.5 percent in February after increasing 0.8 percent in January. Sizable declines in the indexes for both utilities and mining in February outweighed a gain of 0.2 percent for manufacturing. The output of utilities dropped 4.0 percent, as unseasonably warm weather curbed the demand for heating. Mining production fell 1.4 percent and has decreased nearly 1.3 percent per month, on average, over the past six months. At 106.3 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in February was 1.0 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.4 percentage point in February to 76.7 percent, a rate that is 3.3 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.




Z1: Financial Accounts DDP data corrected

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:00 GMT2016-03-10T21:15:00Z

The 2015 annual and 2015:Q4 IRA data were corrected in the Data Download Program (DDP). The pdf and HTML tables are unchanged.