News Releases - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas News releases from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, which serves the public by contributing to national monetary policy, supervising and regulating financial institutions, and helping maintain a strong payments system. http://www.dallasfed.org/rss/ en-us http://www.dallasfed.org/ Dallas Fed Logo http://www.dallasfed.org/~/media/Images/img/logo_gray http://www.dallasfed.org/rss/ Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180912 Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:13:00 EST Economic activity expanded at a solid pace. Manufacturing and service sectors sustained a healthy pace of growth, while activity in the housing and energy sectors was flat to down. Retail spending accelerated, as did loan demand. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.6 Percent for July https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180830 Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:22:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for July was 1.6 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Service Sector Activity Continues to Expand, Retail Sales Strengthen in August, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180828 Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:02:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to increase in August, albeit at a slower pace than last month, according to business executives responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Dallas Fed Appoints William Serrata to El Paso Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180828a Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:02:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed El Paso County Community College president William Serrata to its El Paso Branch board of directors. Texas Manufacturing Sustains Momentum in August, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180827 Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:16:00 EST Texas factory output continued to expand in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index—a key measure of state manufacturing conditions—held steady at 29.3. Where We Stand: Assessment of Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2018/rsk180821 Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:30:00 EST The purpose of this essay is to discuss economic conditions in the Eleventh District and the U.S. It discusses the implications of this assessment for the stance of monetary policy in the U.S. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 13,100 Jobs in July: State Employment Forecast Declines Slightly to 2.7 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180817 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:24:00 EST State ranks No. 1 in U.S. for job gains, but tight labor market may limit growth. Texas’ ‘Red-Hot’ Economy Likely to Cool in the Second Half, Says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180810 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:56:00 EST State ranks No. 1 in U.S. for job gains, but tight labor market may limit growth. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.2 Percent for June https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180803 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 11:51:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for June was 2.2 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Service Sector Activity, Retail Sales Pick Up in July, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180731 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:55:00 EST Texas service sector activity accelerated in July, according to business executives responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Expansion Continues; Uncertainty Rises in July, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180730 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:55:00 EST Texas factory output accelerated in July, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 28,700 Jobs in June; State Employment Forecast Declines Slightly to 3.0 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180720 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:46:00 EST Texas added 28,700 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Mary Kipp of El Paso Appointed to Dallas Fed Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180718 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:46:00 EST The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has appointed Mary E. Kipp to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors. She will serve a term ending Dec. 31, 2020. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180718 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:11:00 EST Economic activity continued to grow at a solid pace. Manufacturing output rose, and broad-based expansion in the services and energy sectors continued. Retail spending rose while drought conditions became more widespread. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.3 Percent for May https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180629 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:58:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for May was 2.3 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Oil and Gas Expansion Hits Its Stride, Says Dallas Fed Energy Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180627 Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:00:00 EST Energy sector activity expanded strongly in second quarter 2018, according to executives responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Texas Service Sector Activity Continues to Expand; Retail Sales Growth Slows Sharply in June, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180626 Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:04:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to increase in June but at a slower pace than in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Continues to Expand in June, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180625 Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:30:00 EST Texas added 33,000 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Hurricane Harvey’s Impact Shines Spotlight on Municipal Utility District Bond Financing, says Dallas Fed’s <em>Southwest Economy</em> https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180625b Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:30:00 EST The historic devastation from Hurricane Harvey has posed new challenges for a development financing tool used widely in the Houston area, according to the latest issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Southwest Economy. A Perspective on Oil https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2018/rsk180619 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:00:00 EST This essay lays out the key factors the Dallas Fed closely tracks in analyzing the global energy markets and in considering the impact of oil prices on economic conditions in the U.S. Texas Economy ‘Expanding at a Solid Pace,’ says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180619 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:49:00 EST Texas economic growth continues to advance, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest Texas Economic Update. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 33,000 Jobs in May; State Employment Forecast Declines Slightly to 3.3 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180615 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:24:00 EST Texas added 33,000 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.7 Percent for April https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180531 Thu, 31 May 2018 17:40:00 EST Texas service sector activity expanded at an accelerated pace in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180530 Wed, 30 May 2018 14:10:00 EST Economic activity grew at a solid pace, with an acceleration in manufacturing activity. Expansion in the services, energy, and real estate sectors continued at about the same pace. Retail spending was mixed and drought conditions persisted in parts of the District. Texas Service Sector Activity Accelerates Sharply; Retail Sales Rebound in May, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180530 Wed, 30 May 2018 10:16:00 EST Texas service sector activity expanded at an accelerated pace in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey. Texas Manufacturing Activity Rises Notably in May, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180529 Tue, 29 May 2018 09:58:00 EST Texas factory activity accelerated in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed Appoints Gina Luna to Houston Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180522 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:30:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Gina Luna to its Houston Branch board of directors for a term ending December 31, 2020. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 42,500 Jobs in April; State Employment Forecast Rises to 3.6 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180518 Fri, 18 May 2018 14:36:00 EST Texas added 42,500 jobs in April, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Jobs on Pace for Strongest Growth Since 2014, Says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180511 Fri, 11 May 2018 14:25:00 EST The Texas economy continues to show momentum in 2018, posting 3.5 percent job growth in the first quarter. Dallas Fed Announces Executive Promotions https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180509 Wed, 09 May 2018 16:09:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has announced the following promotions. Texas Service Sector Activity Expands at Slower Pace; Retail Sales Fall in April, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180501 Tue, 01 May 2018 10:23:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to increase in April, albeit at a slower pace than in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Activity Rebounds in April, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180430 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:15:00 EST Texas factory activity rebounded strongly in April after posting slower growth in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.5 Percent for March https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180430a Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:51:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for March was 1.5 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180418 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:16:00 EST Economic activity grew moderately, with a rebound in retail sales and an acceleration in financial and nonfinancial services activity. Robust expansion in the energy industry continued, while growth in manufacturing eased somewhat. Taking the Long View: Creating a Better Future for Our Children and Grandchildren https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2018/rsk180416 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:00:00 EST Short-term cyclical developments are only part of the story in understanding the U.S. and global economies. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 24,100 Jobs in March; State Employment Forecast Holds Steady at 3.4 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180420 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:26:00 EST Texas added 24,100 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. “Texas Economy’s Expansion Continues,” says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180330 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:26:00 EST Texas’ economic expansion continues, with job gains widespread across metros and industries, said senior business economist Jesus Cañas in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest Texas Economic Update. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.7 Percent for February https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180329 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:26:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for February was 1.7 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Migrants to Texas Make Up Nearly Half of Workforce, Are Key to Maintaining State’s Rapid Economic Growth, says Dallas Fed’s Southwest Economy https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180329b Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:09:00 EST Propelling the rapidly growing Texas economy is a labor force of which nearly half of the workers relocated here from another state or country, according to “Gone to Texas: Migration Vital to Growth in the Lone Star State,” in the latest issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Southwest Economy. Texas Oil and Gas Activity Strengthens Further, Says Dallas Fed Energy Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180328 Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:22:00 EST Energy sector activity continued to gain momentum in the first quarter, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Texas Manufacturing Activity Expands at Slower Pace, Uncertainty Increases in March, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180326 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:30:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to expand in March but at a slower pace, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Texas Service Sector Activity Picks Up in March; Retail Sales Rebound, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180327 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:30:00 EST Texas service sector activity strengthened in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Dallas Fed Establishes Energy Advisory Council https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180312 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:51:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas today announced the establishment of an Energy Advisory Council to advise the Bank on emerging trends and issues affecting various sectors of the energy industry. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 32,100 Jobs in February; State Employment Forecast Rises to 3.4 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180323 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:41:00 EST Texas added 32,100 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 25,400 in January; State Employment Forecast Rises to 3.3 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180309 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:41:00 EST Texas added 25,400 jobs in January, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180307 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:11:00 EST Economic activity grew moderately, with sectors like manufacturing and energy continuing their solid expansions while others cooled somewhat. Growth in nonfinancial services activity slowed slightly, as did loan growth, and retail sales fell modestly. Dallas Fed Appoints Paula Gold-Williams to San Antonio Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180223 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:06:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Paula Gold-Williams of San Antonio to the Bank’s San Antonio Branch board of directors for a three-year term ending December 2020. Discussion of Economic Conditions and Key Challenges Facing the U.S. Economy https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2018/rsk180221 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:00:00 EST In a new essay, Robert S. Kaplan provides a synopsis of his current views regarding economic conditions and U.S. monetary policy. ‘Areas of Weakness Hard to Find’ in Texas, says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180206 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:29:00 EST After posting strong job growth in fourth quarter 2017, the Texas economy heads into the new year “with quite a lot of momentum,” said senior business economist Emily Kerr in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest Texas Economic Update. Marie T. Mora of Edinburg Appointed to Dallas Fed’s San Antonio Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180205 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:07:00 EST Marie T. Mora of Edinburg, Texas, has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. She will serve a three-year term ending December 2020. Dallas Fed Appoints Four New Members to Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180308 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:07:00 EST Marie T. Mora of Edinburg, Texas, has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. She will serve a three-year term ending December 2020. Janiece Longoria of Houston Appointed to Dallas Fed’s Houston Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180131c Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:07:00 EST Janiece M. Longoria of Houston has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Houston Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. Richard D. Folger of Midland Reappointed to Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180131 Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:20:00 EST Richard D. Folger of Midland has been reappointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ El Paso Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. He will serve a three-year term ending December 2020. Cindy Taylor of Houston Appointed to Dallas Fed’s Houston Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180131b Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:07:00 EST Cindy B. Taylor of Houston has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Houston Branch board of directors by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. She will serve a three-year term ending December 2020. Dallas Fed Appoints Sally Hurt-Deitch to El Paso Branch Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180131a Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:07:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Sally Hurt-Deitch of El Paso to the Bank’s El Paso Branch board of directors for a three-year term ending December 2020. Texas Service Sector Activity Expands at a Slower Pace in January; Retail Sales Decline, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180130 Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:30:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to increase in January but at a slower pace than in December, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.7 Percent for January https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180301 Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:38:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for January was 2.7 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Service Sector Activity Continues to Expand in February; Retail Sales Decline for Second Straight Month, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180227 Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:38:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to increase in February, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey. Texas Manufacturing Activity “Picked Up Steam in February,” says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180226 Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:38:00 EST Texas factory activity expanded at a faster pace in February, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, rose 11 points to 27.9. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.8 Percent for December https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180129a Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:38:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for December was 1.8 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Manufacturing Growth Moderates in January, Outlook Remains Strong, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180129 Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:38:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to expand in January but moderated from the rapid expansion seen in December, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 6,400 Jobs in December; State Employment Forecast Declines Slightly to 2.8 Percent for 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180119 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:05:00 EST Texas added 6,400 jobs in December, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2018/bb180117 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:36:00 EST Economic activity grew robustly, a pickup in pace from the more moderate expansion seen throughout most of 2017. The manufacturing sector remained a bright spot, although growth accelerated in most other sectors as well. Dallas Fed Announces Executive Promotions https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180118 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST Dallas Fed Announces Executive Promotions Texas Economy ‘Firing on all Cylinders,’ says Dallas Fed Economist; State Projected to add 366,000 Jobs in 2018 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2018/nr180109 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST Texas job growth is forecast to strengthen to 3 percent in 2018 from an estimated 2.5 percent in 2017, said Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas assistant vice president and senior economist Keith Phillips today in San Antonio. In Latest Dallas Fed Energy Survey, Oil and Gas Executives Report Improving Outlook, Less Uncertainty https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171228 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:30:00 EST Oil and gas business activity gained momentum in the fourth quarter, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Texas Service Sector Activity Remains Solid; Retail Sales Expand in December, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171227 Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:30:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued its strong pace of growth and other service sector indexes picked up to multi-year highs in December, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Ends Year on a Strong Note, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171226 Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:30:00 EST Texas factory activity expanded robustly in December, with several key survey indexes reaching 11 year highs, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 47,100 Jobs in November; State Employment Forecast Declines to 2.5 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171222 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:38:00 EST Texas added 47,100 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.2 Percent for November https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171222a Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:07:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for November was 2.2 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas’ Uninsured Rate Declines, Gap vs. U.S. Widens Under ACA, says Dallas Fed’s ‘Southwest Economy’ https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171221 Thu, 21 Dec 2017 11:52:00 EST Texas has seen gains in the share of its population with health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) took effect in 2014, according to the latest issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Southwest Economy. Community Reinvestment Act Generates Estimated $5.88 Billion Annual Investment in Texas Communities, Says Dallas Fed https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171211 Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:07:00 EST An estimated $5.88 billion flows into Texas communities each year as a result of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Christopher Doyle of Texas City Re-Elected to Dallas Fed Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171206 Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:05:00 EST Texas service sector activity strengthened further in November, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Gerald B. Smith of Houston Elected to Dallas Fed Board https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171206b Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:05:00 EST Gerald B. Smith of Houston has been elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors by its member banks. He will serve a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb171129 Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:00:00 EST Economic activity grew moderately, and business had mostly returned to normal after Hurricane Harvey. The manufacturing sector remained a bright spot, and nonfinancial services activity continued to expand. Texas Service Sector Activity Strengthens in November, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171128 Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:33:00 EST Texas service sector activity strengthened further in November, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). A Balanced Approach to Monetary Policy https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2017/rsk171127 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:30:00 EST In a new essay, Robert S. Kaplan provides a synopsis of his current views regarding economic conditions and U.S. monetary policy. Texas Manufacturing Expansion Slows but Remains Solid, says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171127 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:30:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to expand in November, but growth moderated some from the hot pace seen last month, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Texas Economy ‘Resilient’ Post-Harvey, but Headwinds Remain, Says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171110 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:04:00 EST The Texas economy appears to be shrugging off the negative effects of Hurricane Harvey, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest Texas Economic Update. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 63,400 Jobs in October; State Employment Forecast Remains at 2.6 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171117 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:04:00 EST Texas added 63,400 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Service Sector Activity Picks Up in October, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171031 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:36:00 EST Texas service sector activity increased again in October, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS).The revenue index—a key measure of state service sector conditions— rose from 15.9 in September to 19.2 in October, its highest reading this year. Texas Manufacturing Activity Gains Momentum in October, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171030 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:30:00 EST Texas factory activity expanded at a faster pace in October, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ <a href="https://www.dallasfed.org/research/surveys/tmos/2017/1710.aspx">Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey</a>. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.8 Percent for September https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171030a Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:20:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for September was 1.8 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed: Texas Loses 4,400 Jobs in September Due to Hurricane’s Impact; State Employment Forecast Remains at 2.6 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr171020 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:35:00 EST Texas lost 4,400 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb171018 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:00 EST The Eleventh District economy continued to expand at a moderate pace over the past six weeks, and most contacts do not expect significant long-term disruption due to Hurricane Harvey. Impact of Hurricane Harvey and a Discussion of Key Structural Drivers Affecting U.S. Monetary Policy https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2017/rsk171017 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EST In a new essay, Robert S. Kaplan provides a synopsis of his current views regarding the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey as well as economic conditions and U.S. monetary policy. Hurricane Harvey Unlikely to Derail Texas’ Positive Economic Momentum, says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170929a Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:11:00 EST Oil and gas business activity continued to increase in the third quarter, but at a slower pace, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Rob Kaplan Discusses Technology-Enabled Disruption https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2017/rsk170926 Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:59:00 EST In a new series of videos, Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan discusses technology-enabled disruption and its likely impact on inflation, labor markets and the skills gap in the United States. Dallas Fed Energy Survey: Oil and Gas Activity Expands at a Slower Pace https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170927 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:15:00 EST Oil and gas business activity continued to increase in the third quarter, but at a slower pace, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.5 Percent for August https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170929 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:15:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for August was 1.5 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Service Sector Activity Strengthens Further, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170926 Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:30:00 EST Texas service sector growth picked up slightly in September, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Businesses Feel Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Revenue, Production; A Majority of Negatively Impacted Firms That Experienced Losses in Dallas Fed Survey Say Those Losses Not Covered by Insurance https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170925 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:30:00 EST Hurricane Harvey had a negative effect on the revenue and/or production of 41 percent of firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Business Outlook Surveys series of special questions focused on the hurricane’s impact. That percentage jumped to 77 percent among Gulf Coast firms. What’s in Store for Texas Retail? Dallas Fed’s Southwest Economy Looks at Challenges Facing Sector https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170921 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:57:00 EST The oil bust and ensuing economic slowdown took a toll on Texas retail, writes Amy Jordan in “Texas Retail in the Doldrums; Brick-and-Mortar Stores Take the Brunt.” Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 20,400 Jobs in August; State Employment Forecast Remains at 2.6 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170915 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:47:00 EST Texas gained 20,400 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Universal E-Verify Mandates Largely Effective in Reducing Unauthorized Immigrant Employment, According to Dallas Fed Special Report https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170908 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:16:00 EST E-Verify, a federal database, is largely achieving its goals of reducing the number of unauthorized immigrants living and working in states that require all employers to use it, according to a special report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb170906 Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:00:00 EST The Eleventh District economy continued to expand at a moderate pace over the past six weeks. Manufacturing output strengthened, and activity in nonfinancial services increased. Growth in retail sales accelerated, in part due to a rebound in auto sales. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.4 Percent for July https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170831 Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:43:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to increase in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index—a key measure of state manufacturing conditions— edged down to 20.3, indicating output grew but at a slightly slower pace than in July. Hurricane Harvey Update: Houston Branch Continues Operating Under Modified Conditions https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/alert170830 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:01:00 EST The Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas continues to operate under modified conditions with essential staff on site. Cash operations at the Houston Branch and its San Antonio cash depot are open and operating. Texas Service Sector Activity Continues to Increase, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170829 Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:17:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to increase in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index—a key measure of state manufacturing conditions— edged down to 20.3, indicating output grew but at a slightly slower pace than in July. Texas Manufacturing Activity Expands Again in August, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170828 Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:20:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to increase in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index—a key measure of state manufacturing conditions— edged down to 20.3, indicating output grew but at a slightly slower pace than in July.