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Beige Book: Economy Improving, Modest Job Growth Across US

by Alexis Crowe 7/14/2016 10:19 am

The U.S. economy has continued to improve at a modest pace, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey of business conditions, released Wednesday.

Fed's 'Beige Book' Survey Finds Modest Growth in Many Regions

by Associated Press 6/1/2016 2:20 pm

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy grew at a modest pace in much of the country from April to mid-May, despite headwinds ranging from slower consumer spending to ongoing weakness in the manufacturing and the energy sectors.

Fed Survey Finds Weaker Exports Hurting Manufacturers

by Associated Press 3/3/2016 9:46 am

The economy was expanding in most of the country in January and February, helped by gains in consumer spending and home sales. But there were also rising headwinds from falling oil prices and a strong dollar.

Beige Book Indicates Economic Growth in St. Louis District

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2015 2:04 pm

Economic activity in the St. Louis District has continued to increase at a moderate pace since the previous "Beige Book" in July and year-over-year home sales in June increased 7 percent in Little Rock.

April Beige Book Reports Overall Activity Down Across Arkansas, 8th District

by Mark Carter 4/16/2014 1:30 pm

The April book reports a net decrease in manufacturing activity across the district, a decrease in residential real estate activity, mixed results in commercial real estate, and a decrease in lending from district banks.

Federal Reserve Beige Book Survey Says Winter Storms Holding Back Economy

by Associated Press 3/5/2014 4:27 pm

A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the nation from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most U.S. regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.

Fed's Eighth District, Including Arkansas, Shows Moderate Expansion

by Lance Turner 12/4/2013 2:47 pm

Economic activity in the Federal Reserve's Eighth District, which includes Arkansas, "expanded at a moderate pace" since October with "positive" activity in manufacturing, retail and auto sales.

Report: US Growth Stays Moderate During Government Shutdown

by Associated Press 12/4/2013 2:41 pm

A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.

Fed Beige Book: Growth Slows in Places on Shutdown Worries

by Associated Press 10/16/2013 3:04 pm

The Federal Reserve said economic growth slowed in a few key regions of the United States from September through early October, as businesses grew worried about a budget impasse that led to a partial government shutdown.

Fed's Beige Book Survey Finds US Economy Growing Moderately

by Associated Press 9/4/2013 3:10 pm

Economic growth held steady across the United States from July through late August, as Americans bought more cars and homes and auto factories added workers.

Beige Book: Growth Improves Moderately Throughout US

by Associated Press 7/17/2013 1:43 pm

The U.S. economy grew throughout the country from late May through early July, bolstered by the housing recovery, consumers and more factory output.

Beige Book: US Economy Picked Up At End of Year

by Associated Press 1/17/2013 7:39 am

Holiday shopping, strong auto sales and a recovering housing market helped boost the U.S. economy from the middle of November through early January, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.

Fed Survey: US Economy Growing at Steady Pace

by Associated Press 11/28/2012 3:34 pm

A pickup in consumer spending and steady home sales helped lift economic growth from October through early November in most parts of the United States, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. The one exception was the Northeast, which was slowed by Superstorm Sandy.