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Trimmed Mean PCE

The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate is an alternative measure of core inflation in the price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCE).

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Weekly Economic Index

The WEI is an index of 10 daily and weekly indicators of real economic activity, scaled to align with the four-quarter GDP growth rate.

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Market value of U.S. government debt

Par and market values are reported for gross federal debt, privately held gross federal debt and marketable Treasury debt.

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List of all U.S. data produced by the Dallas Fed.

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Lower interest rates don’t necessarily improve housing affordability

The direct impact of higher mortgage rates on housing affordability has received much attention. We emphasize that housing affordability not only depends on mortgage rates but also on house prices, which have competing effects.

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Improved business outlooks, faster job growth boost Texas outlook

A majority of Texas Business Outlook Surveys participants expect increasing demand over the next six months, signaling an improving business outlook, even as inflation and wage growth in Texas remain elevated.

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