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  • Behind the numbers: PCE inflation update, April 2023

    The headline, or all-items, PCE price index rose an annualized 4.5 percent in April after increasing an annualized 1.2 percent in March.

  • El Paso Economic Indicators

    El Paso’s economy experienced strong growth in April. Payrolls expanded across most sectors, the business-cycle index edged up, and unemployment fell.

  • Trimmed Mean PCE Inflation rate

    The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate over the 12 months ending in April was 4.8 percent.

  • Money Matters: Broad Divisia Money and the Recovery of Nominal GDP from the COVID-19 Recession

    The rise of inflation in 2021 and 2022 surprised many macroeconomists who ignored the earlier surge in money growth because past instability in the demand for simple-sum monetary aggregates had made these aggregates unreliable indicators. This paper finds that the demand for more theoretically-based Divisia aggregates can be modeled and that their growth rates provide useful information for future nominal GDP growth.

  • San Antonio Economic Indicators

    The San Antonio economy expanded in April, as nearly all sectors experienced growth, wages continued to rise, and unemployment declined slightly.

  • Energy Indicators

    In a surprise move at the beginning of the month, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies (OPEC+) announced a voluntary reduction in production quotas of nearly 1.7 million barrels per day (mb/d).

  • Texas Economic Indicators

    Texas’ economy expanded further in April. Employment gains accelerated in some sectors, while job openings moderated but remained elevated.

  • Weekly Economic Index

    The WEI is currently 0.80 percent, scaled to four-quarter GDP growth, for the week ended May 13, and 1.00 percent for May 6.

  • Corpus Christi’s export hub is about to get busier

    During her first year at the Dallas Fed, President Lorie Logan is visiting communities all around the Eleventh Federal Reserve District.

  • Mexican economy picks up steam in first quarter

    Mexico’s GDP grew at an annualized 4.5 percent in the first quarter, an acceleration from the previous quarter’s growth of 1.8 percent.