Economic Updates - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 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/ El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2022/ep2201 Thu, 27 Jan 2022 15:45:00 EST El Paso’s economic expansion paused in December. The metro’s business-cycle index dipped, and its labor market contracted. Weekly Economic Index https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/wei Thu, 27 Jan 2022 10:30:00 EST The WEI is currently 5.14 percent, scaled to four-quarter GDP growth, for the week ended January 22 and 4.98 percent for January 15. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2022/tei2201 Tue, 25 Jan 2022 15:16:00 EST The Texas economy saw broad-based employment growth and a decline in unemployment in December. COVID-19 cases appear to have peaked in mid-January. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2022/hou2201 Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:17:00 EST Houston extended its jobs recovery through November, and leading economic indicators suggest further recovery over the next several months. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2022/aus2201 Mon, 10 Jan 2022 12:17:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in November. The Austin Business-Cycle Index increased, led by solid employment gains and a lower unemployment rate. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2021/snm2104 Wed, 05 Jan 2022 18:08:00 EST The Las Cruces economy’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession has slowed since May 2021, when the metro added 1,081 jobs in just one month. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm Wed, 05 Jan 2022 18:11:00 EST Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators is a quarterly web publication of key economic indicators that offers a snapshot of the Southern New Mexico economy. Mexico’s Economic Growth Continues Slowing; Outlook Worsens https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2108 Fri, 31 Dec 2021 15:42:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted an annualized 1.7 percent in third quarter 2021. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2112 Thu, 30 Dec 2021 15:01:00 EST Broad measures of the San Antonio economy were largely positive in November. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index accelerated, jobs were added at a healthy pace and the unemployment rate fell. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2112 Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:31:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth’s economic expansion strengthened in November. Payroll employment rose at a rapid clip, and unemployment dipped. The Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes advanced further. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2113 Wed, 22 Dec 2021 08:26:00 EST The El Paso metro surpassed its prepandemic economic levels in November, according to its business-cycle index. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2112 Tue, 21 Dec 2021 13:04:00 EST The Texas economic recovery continued in November, with payrolls growing strongly in all sectors and the unemployment rate declining. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp211217 Fri, 17 Dec 2021 14:05:00 EST Texas employment grew at a strong 7.4 percent annualized rate in November after increasing a revised 4.5 percent (previously 3.8 percent) in October. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2109 Thu, 16 Dec 2021 17:14:00 EST Overall, global demand for petroleum is expected to surpass 2019 levels by the end of 2022, contingent on the course of COVID-19. In the meantime, the cost of global energy is elevated heading into winter. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2112 Thu, 09 Dec 2021 08:04:00 EST Recent data for the Houston region have been positive for growth. The Delta wave of the coronavirus has retreated as the number of people being vaccinated progresses. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2111 Thu, 02 Dec 2021 07:35:00 EST Broad measures of the San Antonio economy were largely positive in October. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index increased, jobs were added at a moderate pace and the unemployment rate was steady. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2111 Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:21:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in October. The Austin Business-Cycle Index increased, led by strong payroll gains. The unemployment rate moved sideways, while the labor force grew strongly. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2111 Thu, 02 Dec 2021 07:23:00 EST Economic growth in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex remained steady in October. Both payroll employment and the Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes—broad measures of local economic activity—increased strongly. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2111 Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:44:00 EST The Texas economy continued to expand broadly in October. Employment growth was strong and broad based across sectors, and the unemployment rate dipped further. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2112 Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:24:00 EST Despite slower growth compared with September, the El Paso metro neared its prepandemic economic levels in October. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp211119 Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:37:00 EST Texas employment grew at a 3.8 percent annualized rate in October, while the Dallas Fed’s early benchmark for the second quarter resulted in upwardly revised job growth in the first half of 2021 from 3.3 percent to 4.1 percent. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2108 Tue, 16 Nov 2021 15:32:00 EST While oil and gas drilling activity is rising globally, international rig counts remain well below prepandemic levels. Mexico Economic Growth Tumbles in Third Quarter; Outlook Worsens https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2107 Tue, 09 Nov 2021 12:44:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted an annualized 0.8 percent in third quarter 2021. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2110 Fri, 05 Nov 2021 12:09:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in September. The Austin Business-Cycle Index increased, led by strong payroll gains. Recent COVID-19 hospitalizations declined further from the latest peak in August. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2111 Wed, 03 Nov 2021 12:50:00 EST Recent data for the Houston region have been positive for growth. The Delta wave of the coronavirus has retreated as the number of people being vaccinated progresses. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2110 Mon, 01 Nov 2021 15:22:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth economic expansion accelerated in September. Payroll employment grew and finally surpassed its prepandemic high 19 months after COVID-19 battered the local labor market. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2110 Fri, 29 Oct 2021 11:30:00 EST Broad measures of the San Antonio economy were largely positive in September. Payrolls surged in the month, though jobs in the third quarter posted tepid growth. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2111 Wed, 27 Oct 2021 17:18:00 EST After stumbling in August, the El Paso metro continued its recovery from the pandemic-induced recession in September. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2110 Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:01:00 EST The Texas economy continued to recover in September. Payroll employment growth accelerated, and unemployment claims ticked up but remained near their lowest postpandemic levels. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp211022 Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:43:00 EST Texas employment growth increased to an 8.8 percent annualized rate in September after a downwardly revised 3.0 percent (previously 4.4 percent) in August. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2109 Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:46:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in August. The Austin Business-Cycle Index increased, led by declines in the unemployment rate. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2107 Wed, 06 Oct 2021 12:44:00 EST Hurricane Ida temporarily impacted refining and petrochemical production, but the recovery was well underway for most facilities by the end of September. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2021/snm2103 Fri, 01 Oct 2021 17:34:00 EST The Las Cruces economy’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession stumbled in August. Mexico’s Economic Growth Slows, Outlook Remains Steady https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2106 Wed, 29 Sep 2021 07:17:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew an annualized 6.0 percent in second quarter 2021. However, the monthly proxy for GDP decelerated in the third quarter. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2109 Wed, 29 Sep 2021 16:26:00 EST DFW’s economic recovery remained on track in August. Job growth slowed from July but was robust relative to the historical average. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2110 Tue, 28 Sep 2021 17:24:00 EST Despite some signs of slowing amid headwinds from the Delta wave, the Houston recovery is on pace to end the year strong. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2109 Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:56:00 EST Broad measures of the San Antonio economy were mixed in August, with jobs declining but the unemployment rate falling. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index continued to increase but at a slower pace. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2110 Wed, 22 Sep 2021 17:06:00 EST The El Paso economy’s pace of recovery from the pandemic-induced recession slowed in August. While employment levels in the metro slipped, unemployment fell and the business-cycle index rose. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2109 Tue, 21 Sep 2021 16:58:00 EST Texas economic activity continues to expand. Payrolls increased in August in all sectors except leisure and hospitality and construction, and unemployment declined. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2106 Mon, 20 Sep 2021 14:48:00 EST U.S. oil and gas payrolls continued to increase in July. Oil prices rose in response to recovering demand, limited supply growth and eroding inventories. Natural gas prices increased due to healthy domestic and export demand and disruptions related to Hurricane Ida. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210917 Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:01:00 EST Texas employment growth slowed to a 4.4 percent annualized rate in August after an upwardly revised 9.0 percent (previously 7.1 percent) in July. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2109 Tue, 07 Sep 2021 17:26:00 EST There are signs that Houston’s third wave of COVID-19 infections that began in late July was depressing local economic activity by the end of August, albeit modestly. Payroll growth in July accelerated as Houston’s recovery continued. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2108 Thu, 02 Sep 2021 07:14:00 EST Recovery in the DFW economy continued at a healthy pace in July. The Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes expanded, buoyed by strong job growth. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2108 Thu, 02 Sep 2021 15:37:00 EST The Austin economy accelerated in July. The Austin Business-Cycle Index grew at a strong pace, led by declines in the unemployment rate and recent broad-based job gains. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2108 Fri, 27 Aug 2021 16:39:00 EST Growth in the San Antonio Business-Cycle Index decelerated in July as payrolls declined. The unemployment rate fell. Consumer spending moved sideways but remained above pre-COVID-19 levels. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2109 Thu, 26 Aug 2021 17:23:00 EST The El Paso economy continued its recovery from the pandemic-induced recession in July. The business-cycle index expanded, employment levels rose and the unemployment rate fell. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2108 Wed, 25 Aug 2021 14:48:00 EST Texas’ economic recovery continued in July as payrolls grew strongly and the unemployment rate declined. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210820 Fri, 20 Aug 2021 16:49:00 EST Texas employment grew at a 7.1 percent annualized rate in July after increasing by 4.3 percent in June. The Texas Leading Index decreased for the first time since March, primarily due to a rise in initial claims for unemployment insurance. Texas Weekly Employment Estimate https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/twee Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:22:00 EST The Texas Weekly Employment Estimate (TWEE), drawing on high-frequency data, provides a timely indicator of job growth in the state of Texas. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2105 Mon, 16 Aug 2021 14:37:00 EST Energy sector stock market returns outperformed the S&P 500 this year despite some easing over the summer. Refiner stocks lagged behind, but U.S. refiners have been processing more oil than at any point since the start of the pandemic amid recovering demand. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2107 Fri, 06 Aug 2021 17:16:00 EST The Austin economy continued to post a strong performance in June. The Austin Business-Cycle Index accelerated, led by declines in the unemployment rate and recent broad-based job gains. Mexico’s Economic Growth Improves in Second Quarter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2105 Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:25:00 EST The latest data available show employment, industrial production, exports and retail sales grew. The peso/U.S. dollar exchange rate and inflation held steady in June. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2108 Thu, 05 Aug 2021 17:39:00 EST Overall, the outlook remains positive, but potential risks near term from the pandemic are increasing rapidly. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2107 Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:37:00 EST DFW economic recovery continued in June. Job growth was mixed, with payrolls contracting in the goods sector. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2107 Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:29:00 EST The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index continued to increase in June. Payrolls expanded and the unemployment rate fell, though neither measure is close to its prepandemic level. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2104 Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:00:00 EST Recent data for the energy sector have been positive. Energy prices rose to multiyear highs, and drilling activity extended a steady upward march. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2108 Fri, 23 Jul 2021 15:22:00 EST The El Paso economy continues to recover from the economic effects of the COVID-19-pandemic. In June, the business-cycle index expanded at its fastest monthly annualized rate in 11 months. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2107 Mon, 19 Jul 2021 17:24:00 EST Texas’ economic recovery continued in June as payrolls grew and the unemployment rate declined. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210716 Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:41:00 EST Texas employment grew at a 4.3 percent annualized rate in June after increasing by a revised 4.4 (previously 2.5) percent in May. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2107 Fri, 09 Jul 2021 09:02:00 EST Economic indicators were mixed for Houston in May and June as jobs data painted an uneven picture of improvement in health, construction, and small businesses in general. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2106 Thu, 01 Jul 2021 11:33:00 EST The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index continued to increase in May. Payrolls expanded and the unemployment rate ticked down, though neither measure is close to its prepandemic level. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2106 Thu, 01 Jul 2021 12:56:00 EST The Austin economy continued to post strong performance in May. The Austin Business-Cycle Index grew at a robust rate, led by declines in the unemployment rate and recent broad-based job gains. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2106 Thu, 01 Jul 2021 17:27:00 EST Recovery in the DFW economy continued in May. Payroll gains were broad based across sectors, the unemployment rate dipped, and the business-cycle indexes for Dallas and Fort Worth grew at a healthy clip. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2107 Tue, 29 Jun 2021 17:26:00 EST While still not fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, the El Paso economy grew in May. The business-cycle index expanded, buoyed by employment growth. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2021/snm2102 Mon, 28 Jun 2021 17:44:00 EST The Las Cruces economy continues to expand as it recovers from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2106 Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:15:00 EST The Texas economic recovery continued in May as payroll growth ticked up and the unemployment rate continued to decline. Output Growth Revised Up; Outlook Improves Further https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2104 Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:03:00 EST The latest data available show employment, industrial production and retail sales grew, while exports fell in April. The peso gained ground against the dollar in May, and inflation increased further. Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/rps/2021/rps210618 Fri, 18 Jun 2021 11:00:00 EST The employment rate for working-age adults (18–64) was 70.7 percent in the RPS for the week of June 6–12, down from the estimate of 71.1 percent for the week of May 9–15. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210618 Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:12:00 EST Texas employment grew at a moderate 2.5 percent annualized rate in May after increasing by a revised 2.2 percent in April. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2105 Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:58:00 EST The pace of economic recovery in Dallas–Fort Worth eased in April. Payrolls expanded broadly but at a slower rate than in March. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2105 Wed, 16 Jun 2021 11:44:00 EST The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index strengthened in April as payrolls expanded and the unemployment rate ticked down. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2106 Tue, 15 Jun 2021 11:52:00 EST The El Paso economy continues to recover from the COVID-19-induced recession. The business-cycle index grew in April, and monthly payrolls expanded. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2105 Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:06:00 EST The Austin economy turned in a healthy performance in April. The Austin Business-Cycle Index grew at a robust rate, the unemployment rate declined and recent payroll gains were broad based across sectors. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2106 Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:21:00 EST The most recent data show continued economic recovery in Houston. In April, payrolls and the labor force increased, unemployment was down, the burden of COVID on the region continued to recede, and mobility moved sideways. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2105 Tue, 25 May 2021 11:57:00 EST The Texas economic recovery showed mixed signs in April as payroll growth softened but most other indicators of activity posted solid gains. Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/rps/2021/rps210521 Fri, 21 May 2021 11:00:00 EST The employment rate for working-age adults (18–64) was 71.1 percent in the RPS for the week of May 9–15, down from the estimate of 71.8 percent for the week of April 11–17. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210521 Fri, 21 May 2021 15:01:00 EST Texas employment growth decelerated to a 1.3 percent annualized rate in April after increasing by a revised 12.3 percent in March. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2103 Mon, 10 May 2021 13:28:00 EST Natural gas prices increased modestly in April after falling from February highs that were driven by Winter Storm Uri. The freezing temperatures slowed natural gas exports, pushing up heating and electricity demand—including from coal—and contributed to a historic spike in electricity prices in Texas. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2104 Thu, 06 May 2021 12:49:00 EST The Austin economy accelerated in March. The Austin Business-Cycle Index grew at a robust rate, the unemployment rate declined, and first-quarter jobs were healthy in most sectors. Output Growth Slows; Outlook Improves Further https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2103 Thu, 06 May 2021 16:54:00 EST The latest data available show continued improvement in employment and industrial production, although exports and retail sales weakened based on a three-month moving average. The peso lost ground against the dollar in March, and inflation increased. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2105 Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:59:00 EST Houston’s recovery accelerated sharply in March as payroll jobs recovered from the February freeze, and the state reopened fully. Manufacturing activity saw the strongest growth in over two years, and the health care jobs recovery was nearly complete, in aggregate. Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/rps/2021/rps210423 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:00:00 EST The employment rate for working-age adults (18–64) was 71.8 percent in the RPS for the week of April 11–17, little changed from the revised estimate of 71.9 percent for the week of March 14–20. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2021/sa2104 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:30:00 EST The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index strengthened in March as first-quarter jobs posted robust performance, and the unemployment rate ticked down. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2104 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:00:00 EST The DFW economic recovery gained momentum in March as payrolls grew robustly, the unemployment rate dipped, and the Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes climbed. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2105 Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:03:00 EST While still not fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, the El Paso economy grew in March at its quickest pace since June 2020. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2021/en2102 Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:06:00 EST Recent indicators point to an overall improved oil and gas outlook for the U.S. Activity in U.S. oil fields improved, oil prices held comfortably above levels needed to drill new wells for most producers, and industry employment losses slowed in February. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2104 Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:00:00 EST The Texas economic recovery picked up in March as payrolls grew robustly and the unemployment rate was flat. The Texas Business-Cycle Index grew for the 10th month in a row. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210416 Fri, 16 Apr 2021 13:30:00 EST Texas employment surged 11.3 percent annualized in March after declining a revised 1.4 percent in February. The Texas Leading Index increased for the eleventh consecutive month, suggesting continued growth over the next three to six months. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2104 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:00:00 EST High-frequency data through March indicate continued recovery in Houston. Housing markets are very tight with elevated sales, low inventories, and rising input and selling prices for both new and existing homes. Economic Recovery Continues; Outlook Improves https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2021/2102 Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:33:00 EST The latest data available show employment, industrial production and retail sales grew, but exports fell. Inflation increased, and the peso lost ground against the dollar. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2103 Tue, 06 Apr 2021 08:33:00 EST DFW economic growth waned in February in part due to Winter Storm Uri that brought economic activity to nearly a standstill for about a week. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2021/aus2103 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 14:41:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in February, albeit at a slower pace. The Austin Business-Cycle Index grew at a moderate clip. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2021/ep2104 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:28:00 EST El Paso’s economy grew in February after stagnating a month earlier. Payrolls expanded, and the metro’s business-cycle index rose, though both remained below prepandemic levels. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2021/snm2101 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 15:22:00 EST New Mexico and Las Cruces payrolls saw monthly job gains but remained down from year-ago levels due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mobility and Engagement Index https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/mei Wed, 31 Mar 2021 11:32:00 EST The Dallas Fed Mobility and Engagement Index summarizes the information in seven different variables based on geolocation data collected from a large sample of mobile devices to gain insight into the economic impact of the pandemic. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2021/tei2103 Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:18:00 EST The Texas economic recovery showed signs of slowing in February as payrolls contracted and the unemployment rate rose. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2021/emp210326 Fri, 26 Mar 2021 13:38:00 EST Texas employment declined 1.8 percent annualized in February after increasing a revised 4.5 percent in January. The Texas Leading Index increased for the tenth consecutive month, suggesting continued growth over the next three to six months. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2021/dfw2102 Thu, 25 Mar 2021 14:42:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth’s economic recovery stayed on track in January. Job growth continued for the ninth straight month and unemployment dipped. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2021/hou2103 Mon, 22 Mar 2021 19:00:00 EST COVID statistics for Houston have been improving since mid-January and, despite the chilling effects of Winter Storm Uri, high-frequency barometers of economic activity like mobility and restaurant demand indicate that the local economy has been picking up steam. Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/rps/2021/rps210319 Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:00:00 EST The employment rate for working-age adults (18–64) was 70.9 percent in the RPS for the week of March 14–20, up sharply from the estimate of 68.6 percent for the week of Feb. 7–13.