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/ 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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). 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 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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). 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. 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. 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 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. 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. Early Indicators Suggest Recent Low Inflation Readings Will Likely Be Revised Upward, Says Dallas Fed Economic Letter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170823 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:09:00 EST Early indicators offer the ability to “nowcast” inflation in real time, according to the Federal Bank of Dallas’ latest Economic Letter. This analysis suggests that recent low U.S. inflation readings may be revised upward, according to the authors. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 9,700 Jobs in July; State Employment Forecast Declines to 2.6 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170818 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:02:00 EST Texas gained 9,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.3 Percent for June https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170804 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:03:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for June was 1.3 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Economy ‘Growing at a Solid Pace,’ says Dallas Fed Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170803 Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:01:00 EST Halfway through the year, the Texas economy continues to improve despite a slowdown in energy sector growth, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Economic Update. Texas Service Sector Activity Strengthens, Retail Sales Fall in July, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170801 Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:24:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to expand in July, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey The revenue index edged up one point to 15.7 in July. Texas Manufacturing Activity Strengthens, Outlooks Improve in July, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170731 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:43:00 EST Texas factory activity increased again in July, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index rose 11 points to 22.8, indicating output grew at a faster pace than in June. Federal Reserve Conference to Connect National Leaders in Dialogue on Strengthening America’s Workforce https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170912 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EST Four Federal Reserve Bank Presidents, Industry Leaders to Speak at “Investing in America’s Workforce” Conference in Austin, Texas. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 36,100 Jobs in June; State Employment Forecast Rises to 2.8 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170721 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EST Texas gained 36,100 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Consumer Scam Alert: Do Not Use Federal Reserve Routing Account Numbers to Pay Bills https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/alert170712 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:02:00 EST Recently, the Federal Reserve Banks have received a number of unauthorized transactions in which consumers have tried to use the Fed's routing numbers and their Social Security numbers to pay their bills. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb170712 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:52:00 EST The Eleventh District economy continued to expand at a moderate pace over the past six weeks. Manufacturing output rose, and activity in nonfinancial services increased. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.5 Percent for May https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170630 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:24:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for May was 1.5 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Trade with Mexico May Enhance U.S. Global Competitiveness, Says Dallas Fed’s <em>Southwest Economy</em> https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170628b Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:38:00 EST Trade with Mexico may enhance U.S. global competitiveness, according to a new economic model detailed in the latest issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Southwest Economy. Dallas Fed Energy Survey: Oil and Gas Expansion Continues, but Energy Executives See Rising Uncertainty https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170628 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:38:00 EST Oil and gas business activity continued to increase in the second quarter, albeit at a slightly slower pace, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Texas Service Sector Activity Expands in June, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170627 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:30:00 EST Texas service sector activity continued to expand in June, but at a slightly slower pace, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Expands at Slower Pace in June, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170626 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:50:00 EST Texas factory activity continued to expand, but at a slower pace in June, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Texas Employment Growth Picks up; Labor Market Remains Tight https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170621 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:16:00 EST Texas job growth has outpaced the nation so far this year, and the state’s labor market remains tight, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Economic Update. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 24,500 Jobs in May; State Employment Forecast Raised to 2.6 Percent Growth for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170616 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:11:00 EST Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 24,500 Jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dallas Fed Provides Professional Development Opportunities for Texas Economics, Social Studies and CTE Teachers https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170612 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:39:00 EST Each summer, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas offers a full slate of professional development events for educators at various locations throughout Texas. Dallas Fed Promotes Anil Kumar to Economic Policy Advisor and Senior Economist https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170605 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:06:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has promoted Anil Kumar to economic policy advisor and senior economist. Dallas Fed Conference to Provide Economic Update on U.S.–Mexico Border Region https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170605b Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:09:00 EST An upcoming conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch, will take a timely look at issues and economic conditions on the U.S.–Mexico border and the Paso Del Norte Region. No ‘Miracle Cure’ for Reforming U.S. Corporate Tax Code, Says Dallas Fed Economic Letter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170601 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:14:00 EST The U.S. statutory corporate tax rate is undeniably high and provides an incentive for firms to locate elsewhere; however, some of the proposed solutions present thorny issues of their own, according to the Federal Bank of Dallas’ latest Economic Letter. Texas Service Sector Activity Picked Up in May, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170531 Wed, 31 May 2017 10:39:00 EST Texas service sector activity increased in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb170531 Wed, 31 May 2017 14:15:00 EST The Eleventh District economy continued to expand at a moderate pace over the past six weeks. Manufacturing output rose, and activity in nonfinancial services increased. Texas Manufacturing Expansion Picks Up in May, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170530 Tue, 30 May 2017 10:20:00 EST Texas factory activity increased at a faster pace in May, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 1.9 Percent for April https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170530c Tue, 30 May 2017 13:33:00 EST The overall personal consumption expenditures (PCE) inflation rate for April, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, was an annualized 2.3 percent, while the inflation rate for PCE excluding food and energy was an annualized 1.8 percent. Dallas Fed Adds Three Noted Economists to Research Staff https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170530b Tue, 30 May 2017 11:05:00 EST Further elevating its thought leadership in the field of economic research, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas today announced the appointment of three respected economists to its staff. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 21,300 Jobs in April; State Employment Forecast Remains at 2.4 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170519 Fri, 19 May 2017 15:39:00 EST Texas added 21,300 jobs in April, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Economy Continues to Expand, Home Prices May be Overvalued, says Dallas Fed https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170505 Fri, 05 May 2017 13:15:00 EST The Texas economy is expanding at a moderate pace, but home prices may be overheating, said Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas economist Anil Kumar in the latest Texas Economic Update video. Dallas Fed, CIDE Conference to Examine U.S.–Mexico Economic Ties https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170502 Tue, 02 May 2017 12:08:00 EST An upcoming conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will take a timely look at the close and mutually beneficial economic relationship between the United States and Mexico. Texas Service Sector Activity Increased at a Slower Pace in April, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170425 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:18:00 EST Texas service sector activity increased in April, albeit at a slower pace than in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Dallas Fed, Consortium to Establish New Federal Statistical Research Data Center https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170425b Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:14:00 EST A consortium of institutions led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the University of Texas at Dallas will partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to establish the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center. Texas Manufacturing Expansion Continues in April, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170424 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:34:00 EST Texas factory activity increased for the tenth consecutive month in April, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 14,800 Jobs in March; State Employment Forecast Rises to 2.4 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170421 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:45:00 EST Dallas Fed: Texas Adds 14,800 Jobs in March; State Employment Forecast Rises to 2.4 Percent for 2017 Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb170419 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:16:00 EST Economic activity in the Eleventh District expanded moderately over the past six weeks, with a slight acceleration from the prior reporting period. El Paso Money Smart Week Kickoff Event to Promote Personal Finance Education https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170418 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:52:00 EST Did you know that El Paso is one of the 10 U.S. cities with the worst average credit score? According to LendingTree, the average credit score in El Paso was 628 in 2015. El Paso Money Smart Week Story/Video Contest Awards to Be Presented April 26 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170420b Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:52:00 EST Winners of the Money Smart Week El Paso Story/Video Contest Awards will be announced during an event on Wednesday, April 26. Access to Capital Tops List of Concerns for Texas Small Businesses, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170417 Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:58:00 EST For the first time, access to capital edged out finding the right employees as the biggest challenge facing small-business owners responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ annual Texas Small Business Needs Assessment Poll Permian Basin Oil Production Continues to Expand, Says Dallas Fed Report https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170420 Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:58:00 EST New ‘Energy Indicators’ also looks at prices, employment, activity in sector Kaplan Discusses Importance of Closing the Workforce Skills Gap https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/speeches/kaplan/2017/rsk170413 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:58:00 EST NBA Legend Magic Johnson To Speak at Houston Money Week Event; Signature Event '100 Teens' Hosted by Houston Federal Reserve Branch https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170403 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:21:00 EST The Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will feature NBA Star Earvin 'Magic' Johnson as guest speaker. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.0 Percent for February https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170331 Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:22:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for February was 2.0 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Momentum Builds in the Oil Patch, Says Dallas Fed Energy Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170329 Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:34:00 EST Oil and gas business activity continued to increase in the first quarter, according to executives responding to the quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey. Texas Service Sector Activity Grows in March, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170328 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:34:00 EST Texas service sector activity grew in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey (TSSOS). Texas Manufacturing Activity Continues to Strengthen in March, Says Dallas Fed Survey https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170327 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:04:00 EST Texas factory activity increased for the ninth consecutive month in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Dallas Fed: Texas Loses 1,200 Jobs in February; State Employment Forecast Falls to 2.3 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170324 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:58:00 EST Texas lost 1,200 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted and benchmarked payroll employment numbers released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Middle-Educated Americans Offer Clue to Labor Force Participation Decline, Says Dallas Fed Economic Letter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170322 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:54:00 EST Americans with only a high school degree or some college education have been a key demographic in the decline in labor force participation since the Great Recession, according to the Federal Bank of Dallas’ latest <em>Economic Letter</em>. Texas Job Growth Accelerates, says Dallas Fed Economist; Employment Forecast Surges to 2.7 Percent for 2017 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170320 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:34:00 EST Texas Job Growth Accelerates, says Dallas Fed Economist; Employment Forecast Surges to 2.7 Percent for 2017 Soaring Home Prices May Hurt Texas' Competitive Advantage, Says Dallas Fed https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170310 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:30:00 EST New <em>Southwest Economy</em> also looks at state's 2017 growth outlook, Dallas' success. Dallas Fed Appoints Five New Members to Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170302 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:50:00 EST The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed five new members to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. Eleventh District Beige Book https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/beige/2017/bb170301 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:35:00 EST Economic activity in the Eleventh District expanded moderately over the past six weeks. Manufacturing demand strengthened, and activity among nonfinancial services firms increased. Dallas Fed Trimmed Mean PCE 2.4 Percent for January https://www.dallasfed.org:443/news/releases/2017/nr170301 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:54:00 EST The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate for January was 2.4 percent at an annualized rate, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.