FRED Adds 90 U.S. Labor Force Status Flows Series

These 90 monthly series published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics track net changes in employment status by gender and for three categories of persons: the employed, unemployed, and nonparticipants (that is, those not in the labor force). These series, constructed from Current Population Survey data, allow a more precise analysis of employment and unemployment measures by identifying the movement of workers in and out of these categories.  

FRED Adds 609 Industry-Specific GDP Series

FRED has added 609 quarterly series published by the BEA for the first time. These series track gross output, value added, and intermediate inputs for 22 industry sectors.

Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Maria Canon and Yang Liu discuss the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, which emerged from the Unemployment Extension Act, passed on November 21, 2008. They consider that extended benefits may reduce unemployed workers’ job search efforts, decreasing their likelihood of becoming reemployed.

FRASER Adds Federal Reserve Bank of New York Circulars

These circulars were issued to member banks to address key topics in the Reserve Bank’s mission, procedures, and processes. FRASER just added circulars from 1967 to 1971.
   
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FRED FEATURE / AT A GLANCE   
CPI
+2.1 % Chg. from Yr. Ago on 2014-05
6.1 % on 2014-06
2.50 % on 2014-07-18
-2.9 %, Comp. Annual Rate of Chg. on 2014:Q1
IP
+0.2 % Chg. on 2014-06
+288 Chg., Thous. of Persons on 2014-06



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