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Economic Updates - FRB Dallas

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reviews recent economic conditions in Texas and the nation and the globe.


Texas Employment Forecast

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:10:00 EST

Incorporating September employment growth of 2.1 percent and new leading index data into the Texas employment forecast suggests jobs will grow 1.2 percent this year (December/December), unchanged from last month’s estimate. Based on the forecast, 142,300 jobs will be added in the state this year and employment in December 2016 will be 12.0 million

Signs of Recovery Emerge in the U.S. Oil Market

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:10:00 EST

Signs of recovery have appeared in the U.S. energy sector over the past quarter, most notably in the Permian Basin, where drilling activity picked up modestly and oil production appears to have bottomed out.

Better Output Data Revises Mexico’s Second-Quarter Dip Down

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:00 EST

Mexico’s economy contracted less than previously estimated in second quarter 2016.

Certain Indicators Temper Positive Economic Outlook

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:09:00 EST

Economic indicators released in August and September have been mixed.

Regional Economy Improves Further, but Risks to Outlook Remain

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:09:00 EST

The Texas economy has been in expansion after contracting in first quarter 2016, suggesting the worst of the energy bust may be over.

Global Growth and Inflation Remain Low; Initial Impact of Brexit Is Muted

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:09:00 EST

The global economic outlook has changed little the past two months following Britain’s June vote to withdraw from the European Union.

Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators, Second Quarter 2016

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:08:00 EST

Santa Teresa, and its growing international trade activity, continues to be a strong performer in the southern New Mexico economy. Meanwhile, sustained low commodity prices are slowing other regional economies in the southern part of the state.

Mexico Posts Negative Growth in Second Quarter

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:08:00 EST

Mexico's economy contracted slightly in the second quarter. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell 1.2 percent after expanding 3.3 percent in the first quarter.

Economic Gains Enough to Further Tighten Labor Market

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:08:00 EST

Indicators released over the past two months suggest a modest upturn in U.S. economic activity in the second quarter.

Texas Employment Revised Down in First Quarter, Rebounds in Second

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:07:00 EST

Texas employment grew at a 1.1 percent annualized rate in June; however, a big downward revision to first-quarter job growth resulted in a year-to-date decline of 0.1 percent on an annual basis.