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H15: Discontinuance of several rates on October 11, 2016

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:30:00 +0100

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 17:01:00 +0100

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 17:01:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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.




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

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:01:00 +0100

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

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:01:00 +0100

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 18:30:00 +0100

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 18:30:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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.



New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:45:00 +0100

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.



Z1: New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:45:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05:00Corrections to State and local bond rates for June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, and July 7, 20162016-07-15T17:15:00-04:00H15G17: G.17 Data for June 2016 are now availablehttp://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/DataDownload.html#1480Industrial production and capacity utilization data for June 2016 are now available.Industrial production increased 0.6 percent in June after declining 0.3 percent in May. For the second quarter as a whole, industrial production fell at an annual rate of 1.0 percent, its third consecutive quarterly decline. Manufacturing output moved up 0.4 percent in June, a gain largely due to an increase in motor vehicle assemblies. The output of manufactured goods other than motor vehicles and parts was unchanged. The index for utilities rose 2.4 percent as a result of warmer weather than is typical for June boosting demand for air conditioning. The output of mining moved up 0.2 percent for its second consecutive small monthly increase following eight straight months of decline. At 104.1 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in June was 0.7 percent lower than its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.5 percentage point in June to 75.4 percent, a rate that is 4.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.[...]



G17: Revised Estimates of Industrial Capacity

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:15:00 +0100

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 16:00:00 +0100

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 16:00:00 +0100

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.



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:35:00 +0100

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: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:35:00 +0100

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.



Preview of new Z.1 file structure now available

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0100

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/



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

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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.




Financial Accounts Guide correction

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:05:00 +0100

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: Financial Accounts Guide correction

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:05:00 +0100

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 17:02:00 +0100

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 17:02:00 +0100

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 17:02:00 +0100

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 17:02:00 +0100

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 16:35:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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 16:50:00 +0100

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 16:50:00 +0100

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 20:04:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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 14:15:00 +0100

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 16:15:00 +0100

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 16:15:00 +0100

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 20:00:00 +0100

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: Seasonal Factors for auto and truck production have been revised

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:00:00 +0100

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.




G17: G.17 Annual Revision Released

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:00:00 +0100

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.



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

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 20:00:00 +0100

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 21:50:00 +0100

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



Revisions of Commercial Paper information for March 25, 2016

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:50:00 +0100

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



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

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:50:00 +0100

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 +0000

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 +0000

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 +0000

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 +0000

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 +0000

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 +0000

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



Financial Accounts DDP data corrected

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:00 +0000

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



Z1: Z.1 release: 2015:Q4 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:12:00 +0000

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 Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2015:Q4 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:12:00 +0000

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 Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday March 10, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:01:00 +0000

A preview of changes to the upcoming March 10, 2016, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm.



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday March 10, 2016; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:01:00 +0000

A preview of changes to the upcoming March 10, 2016, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm.



Revisions of Commercial Paper information for February 5th to February 22nd

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:45:00 +0000

On February 24th, 2016, the Commercial Paper Rates and Volume Statistics pages were updated to include revisions to certain rate and volume issuance categories between the dates of February 5th, 2016 to February 22nd, 2016. The changes have also been made to DDP.



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

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:15:00 +0000

Data on real investment and capital stocks for manufacturing industries have been added to the data download tab on the G.17 release. As part of the estimation of capacity for publication of its G.17 statistical release on industrial production and capacity utilization, the Federal Reserve Board produces 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. ]>2016-02-24T14:00:00-05:00enFRBend=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05:00Annual data on manufacturing investment and capital have been released2016-02-24T14:00:00-05:00G17CP: Revisions of Commercial Paper information for February 5th to February 22nd http://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/DataDownload.html#1270On February 24th, 2016, the Commercial Paper Rates and Volume Statistics pages were updated to include revisions to certain rate and volume issuance categories between the dates of February 5th, 2016 to February 22nd, 2016. The changes have also been made to DDP.2016-02-24T09:45:00-05:00enFRBend=9999-12-31T00:00:00-05:00Revisions of Commercial Paper information for February 5th to February 22nd 2016-02-24T09:45:00-05:00CPG17: G.17 Data for January 2016 are now availablehttp://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/DataDownload.html#1260Industrial production and capacity utilization data for January 2016 are now available.Industrial production increased 0.9 percent in January after decreasing 0.7 percent in December. A storm late in the month likely held down production in January by a small amount. The index for utilities jumped 5.4 percent; demand for heating moved up markedly after having been suppressed by unseasonably warm weather in December. Manufacturing output increased 0.5 percent in January and was 1.2 percent above its year-earlier level. Mining production was unchanged following four months with declines that averaged about 1 1/2 percent per month. At 106.8 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in January was 0.7 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.7 percentage point in January to 77.1 percent, a rate that is 2.9 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2015) average.[...]



Z1: New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:05:00 +0000

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 state-level detail on the funding status of state and local government employee defined benefit (DB) retirement plans, and the second provides additional detail on the loan assets of U.S. depository institutions by reporting mortgage and consumer loan portfolios broken down by the banks' estimates of the probability of default. In addition, data for November 2015 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds and data for 2015:Q3 are available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions.



New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:05:00 +0000

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 state-level detail on the funding status of state and local government employee defined benefit (DB) retirement plans, and the second provides additional detail on the loan assets of U.S. depository institutions by reporting mortgage and consumer loan portfolios broken down by the banks' estimates of the probability of default. In addition, data for November 2015 are now available for investment holdings of U.S. money market funds and data for 2015:Q3 are available for Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions.



H15: Implementation of Planned Changes to the Effective Federal Funds Rate

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:30:00 +0000

On January 6, 2016, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced the implementation date for two changes to the calculation of the effective federal funds rate (EFFR). Effective March 1, the data source for the EFFR will move from aggregated data provided by federal funds brokers to transaction-level data reported by depository institutions. In addition, the calculation method will change from a volume-weighted average to a volume-weighted median.The H.15 will include the new EFFR rate on March 2, with data for March 1, 2016. More information, including additional detail on the calculation methodology, will also be published March 2.For additional information, please see:Statement Regarding the Implementation of Planned Changes to the Effective Federal Funds Rate and Publication of the Overnight Bank Funding RateStatement Regarding Planned Changes to the Calculation of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and the Publication of an Overnight Bank Funding Rate Statement Regarding the Calculation Methodology for the Effective Federal Funds Rate and Overnight Bank Funding Rate



H6: MONEY STOCK REVISIONS

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:30:00 +0000

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 2015 and estimated using the X-12-ARIMA procedure.[1] While the updated seasonal factors resulted in revisions to the growth rates of seasonally adjusted M2 for individual months in 2015, the growth rates for seasonally adjusted M2 in the first and second half of 2015 were roughly unchanged. 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 2012. 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 2015. 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 2015. 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 procedure 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).



CP: Revisions to Commercial Paper Outstanding

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:45:00 +0000

On January 28, 2016, 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 April 2014 to January 2016 and include year-end outstanding and maturity distribution of outstanding commercial paper.



Revisions to Commercial Paper Outstanding

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:45:00 +0000

On January 28, 2016, 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 April 2014 to January 2016 and include year-end outstanding and maturity distribution of outstanding commercial paper.



H10: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:20:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 26, 2016 . The weekly release of the Foreign Exchange Rates - H.10 will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



H15: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:20:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 26, 2016. The weekly and daily releases of the H.15 will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



CP: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:20:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 26, 2016. The daily release of the Commercial Paper will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



Federal Reserve Board Closure

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:20:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 26, 2016. The daily release of the Commercial Paper will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



H15: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 25, 2016. The weekly release of the H.15 will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



CP: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 25, 2016. The daily release of the Commercial Paper will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



Federal Reserve Board Closure

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 25, 2016. The daily release of the Commercial Paper will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



H10: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed on January 25, 2016 . The weekly release of the Foreign Exchange Rates - H.10 will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



H15: Federal Reserve Board Closure

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:05:00 +0000

Due to inclement weather, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed after noon on January 22, 2016. The daily release of the H.15 will be published on the first business day that federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area reopen.



G17: G.17 Data for December 2015 are now available

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:15:00 +0000

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for December 2015 are now available.

Industrial production declined 0.4 percent in December, primarily as a result of cutbacks for utilities and mining. The decrease for total industrial production in November was larger than previously reported, but upward revisions to earlier months left the level of the index in November only slightly below its initial estimate. For the fourth quarter as a whole, industrial production fell at an annual rate of 3.4 percent. Manufacturing output edged down in December. The index for utilities dropped 2.0 percent, as continued warmer-than-usual temperatures reduced demand for heating. Mining production decreased 0.8 percent in December for its fourth consecutive monthly decline. At 106.0 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in December was 1.8 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector decreased 0.4 percentage point in December to 76.5 percent, a rate that is 3.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2014) average.




H6: Removal from List of Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Thu, 07 Jan 2016 21:30:00 +0000

Effective January 1, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board's Statistical Release "Money Stock Measures" (the H.6) has been removed from the Office of Management and Budget's list of Principal Federal Economic Indicators. The release will not change in any other way; the removal of the Principal Federal Economic Indicator designation will not affect the contents of the release, or the manner of its publication. The H.6 will still be released every Thursday, unless that Thursday is a federal holiday, in which case the release will be issued the next business day.



H41: Change to H.4.1 to reflect the passage of the FAST Act

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 21:30:00 +0000

The Board's H.4.1 statistical release, "Factors Affecting Reserve Balances of Depository Institutions and Condition Statement of Federal Reserve Banks," has been modified to reflect the policies under which Federal Reserve Banks make payments of their residual net earnings to the U.S. Treasury. The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST), which was enacted on December 4, 2015, requires that aggregate Federal Reserve Bank surplus not exceed $10 billion. Therefore, any amount of aggregate Reserve Bank surplus that exceeds this limit will be remitted to the U.S. Treasury. The line "Interest on Federal Reserve Notes due to U.S. Treasury" on table 6 has been replaced with "Earnings remittances due to the U.S. Treasury" and footnotes to tables 1, 5, and 6 have been similarly modified. The amounts of the line items "Other liabilities and capital" on table 1, and "Surplus" on tables 5 and 6 reflect the payment of approximately $19.3 billion to Treasury on December 28, 2015, which was necessary to reduce aggregate Reserve Bank surplus to the $10 billion limitation in the FAST Act.



H15: Correction to Aaa and Baa corporate bond data for December 24 and the week ending December 25, 2015

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:10:00 +0000

The weekly H.15 release issued on Monday, December 28 2015, has been corrected. Corporate bond data published for December 24 and the week ending December 25 are now available (previously listed as n.a.).



Financial Accounts data corrected

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:40:00 +0000

Due to a correction in underlying source data, nonfinancial corporate business net equity issuance has been revised for 2015:Q3 in the latest Z.1 release. This change also affects the 2015:Q3 estimate of household and nonprofit organizations net purchases of corporate equities. Household sector net worth and other levels are not affected. Reposted files include the current Z.1 release PDF and associated text files, data in the Data Download Program, Screen reader files, and quarterly Integrated Macroeconomic Account PDF tables in the online Guide.



Z1: Financial Accounts data corrected

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:40:00 +0000

Due to a correction in underlying source data, nonfinancial corporate business net equity issuance has been revised for 2015:Q3 in the latest Z.1 release. This change also affects the 2015:Q3 estimate of household and nonprofit organizations net purchases of corporate equities. Household sector net worth and other levels are not affected. Reposted files include the current Z.1 release PDF and associated text files, data in the Data Download Program, Screen reader files, and quarterly Integrated Macroeconomic Account PDF tables in the online Guide.



Correction to 7-day AA Financial Commercial Paper rate for December 18, 2015

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:35:00 +0000

On December 21, 2015, the 7-day AA Financial rate for December 18, 2015 was erroneously posted as 0.31. The posting should have indicated that this information is not available. The Commercial Paper release and DDP database have been updated to reflect the correction.



CP: Correction to 7-day AA Financial Commercial Paper rate for December 18, 2015

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:35:00 +0000

On December 21, 2015, the 7-day AA Financial rate for December 18, 2015 was erroneously posted as 0.31. The posting should have indicated that this information is not available. The Commercial Paper release and DDP database have been updated to reflect the correction.



G17: Addendum to the release text for the G.17 annual revision is now available

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 21:00:00 +0000

An addendum to the release text for the 2015 annual revision to the index of industrial production and capacity utilization, which was released on July 21, 2015, has been issued.




New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:05:00 +0000

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 monthly detail on the investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and the second provides state-level information on section 529 college plan assets. In addition, data for 2015:Q3 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts projects related to depository institutions' consolidated balance sheet and off-balance-sheet items.



Z1: New Enhanced Financial Accounts Projects and Updates

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:05:00 +0000

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 monthly detail on the investment holdings of U.S. money market funds, and the second provides state-level information on section 529 college plan assets. In addition, data for 2015:Q3 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts projects related to depository institutions' consolidated balance sheet and off-balance-sheet items.



G17: G.17 annual revision planned around the end of the first quarter of 2016

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:15:00 +0000

The Federal Reserve Board plans to issue an annual revision to the index of industrial production (IP) and the related measures of capacity utilization around the end of the first quarter of 2016. New annual benchmark data for 2014 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 2015 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: Microprocessor Price Index and Computer Storage Equipment Price Index Released

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:15:00 +0000

The Federal Reserve released updated microprocessor price index with new data for 2012 and 2013. This price index was previously issued in 2013 with data for 2007 through 2011. The updated price index was incorporated into the industrial production index for semiconductors and related electronic components published on July 21, 2015, as a part of the annual revision to the G.17 statistical release on industrial production and capacity utilization. The Federal Reserve also issued an annual price index for computer storage equipment for the period 2002 through 2014. 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 July 21, 2015.



G17: G.17 Data for November 2015 are now available

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:15:00 +0000

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for November 2015 are now available.

Industrial production declined 0.6 percent in November after decreasing 0.4 percent in October. In November, manufacturing production was unchanged from October. The index for utilities dropped 4.3 percent, as unusually warm weather held down the demand for heating. The index for mining fell 1.1 percent in November, with much of this decrease attributable to sizable declines for coal mining and for oil and gas well drilling and servicing. At 106.5 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in November was 1.2 percent below its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector declined 0.5 percentage point in November to 77.0 percent, a rate that is 3.1 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2014) average.




Z1: Z.1 release: 2015:Q3 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:01:00 +0000

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 Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



Z.1 release: 2015:Q3 data now available for the Financial Accounts of the United States

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:01:00 +0000

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 Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 12:00 noon.



G19: Addition to the Consumer Credit (G.19) release

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 20:00:00 +0000

Starting with December 7th, 2015, the G.19 statistical release will include an additional series for 60-month new car loan interest rates at commercial banks. Both the 48- and 60-month new car loan interest rates are estimated using data collected in the Quarterly Report of Interest Rates on Selected Direct Consumer Installment Loans (FR 2835). The series extends back to 2006:Q3, and can be accessed through the data download program (DDP).



Z1: Next Z.1 release date is Thursday December 10, 2015; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:02:00 +0000

A preview of changes to the upcoming December 10, 2015, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm.



Next Z.1 release date is Thursday December 10, 2015; at 12:00 noon

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:02:00 +0000

A preview of changes to the upcoming December 10, 2015, Financial Accounts of the United States (Z.1) release, including code changes, release highlights, and table structure, is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/z1/preview/Coded/preliminary-code-changes.htm.



G17: G.17 Data for October 2015 are now available

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:15:00 +0000

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for October 2015 are now available.

Industrial production declined 0.2 percent in October after decreasing the same amount in September. In October, the index for manufacturing moved up 0.4 percent, while the index for mining fell 1.5 percent and the index for utilities dropped 2.5 percent. For the third quarter as a whole, total industrial production is now estimated to have increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent; a gain of 1.8 percent had been reported previously. At 107.2 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in October was 0.3 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector declined 0.2 percentage point in October to 77.5 percent, a rate that is 2.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2014) average.




Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts project updated

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0000

Data for 2015:Q2 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts project on Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions. The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm



Enhanced Financial Accounts project updated

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0000

Data for 2015:Q2 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts project on Syndicated Loan Portfolios of Financial Institutions. The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm



E2: E.2 Data Download Program (DDP) data correction

Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:05:00 +0000

On October 27, 2015, the E.2 DDP files were reposted to correct a data discrepancy issue. The HTML version was correct as posted.



H10: Updated weight tables go into effect on Monday, October 26, 2015

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:15:00 +0000

Updated weight tables go into effect on Monday, October 26, 2015. View new tables.



G17: G.17 Data for September 2015 are now available

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:16:00 +0100

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for September 2015 are now available.

Industrial production decreased 0.2 percent in September after edging down 0.1 percent in August. The decline in August is smaller than previously reported. In September, manufacturing output moved down 0.1 percent for a second consecutive monthly decrease; the index for mining fell 2.0 percent, while the index for utilities rose 1.3 percent. For the third quarter as a whole, total industrial production rose at an annual rate of 1.8 percent, and manufacturing output increased 2.5 percent. A strong gain for motor vehicles and parts contributed substantially to the quarterly increases. At 107.1 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in September was 0.4 percent above its year-earlier level. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector fell 0.3 percentage point in September to 77.5 percent, a rate that is 2.6 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2014) average.




H6: Removal from List of Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:00:00 +0100

Effective January 1, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board's Statistical Release "Money Stock Measures" (the H.6) will be removed from the Office of Management and Budget's list of Principal Federal Economic Indicators. The release will not change in any other way; the removal of the Principal Federal Economic Indicator designation will not affect the contents of the release, or the manner of its publication. The H.6 will still be released every Thursday, unless that Thursday is a federal holiday, in which case the release will be issued the next business day.



H41: Effective January 1, 2016, the H.4.1 will be removed from the Office of Management and Budget's list of Principal Federal Economic Indicators. 

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:00:00 +0100

Effective January 1, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board's Statistical Release "Factors Affecting Reserve Balances of Depository Institutions and Condition Statement of Federal Reserve Banks" (the H.4.1) will be removed from the Office of Management and Budget's list of Principal Federal Economic Indicators. The release will not change in any other way; the removal of the Principal Federal Economic Indicator designation will not affect the contents of the release, or the manner of its publication. The H.4.1 will still be released every Thursday, unless that Thursday is a federal holiday, in which case the release will be issued the next business day.



Z1: Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:55:00 +0100

Data for 2015:Q2 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts projects related to depository institutions' consolidated balance sheet and off-balance-sheet items. The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm



Enhanced Financial Accounts projects updated

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:55:00 +0100

Data for 2015:Q2 are now available for the Enhanced Financial Accounts projects related to depository institutions' consolidated balance sheet and off-balance-sheet items. The most recent data are available online at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/fof/efa/enhanced-financial-accounts.htm