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Import/Export Price Indexes Latest Numbers

3:19 pm Eastern | Business

Imports All Commodities: +0.2% in Feb 2017 Historical Data Fuels & Lubricants: -0.7% in Feb 2017 Historical Data All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.3% in Feb 2017 read more »

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

3:19 pm Eastern | Business

Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Unemployment Rate: 4.7% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Payroll Employment: read more »

Consumer Price Index Latest Numbers

3:19 pm Eastern | Business

CPI-U, US City Average, All Items: NSA +0.3% in Feb 2017 Historical Data SA +0.1% in Feb 2017 Historical Data NSA +2.7% since Feb 2016 Historical Dread more »

Current Employment Statistics Latest Numbers

3:19 pm Eastern | Business

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment: +235,000(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Hourly Earnings for All Employees: +$0.06(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Weekly Hours for All Employees: read more »

SEC Announces 2017 Compliance Outreach Program Seminars for Investment Companies and Investment Advisers

1:45 pm Eastern | U.S. News

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the opening of registration for its compliance outreach program seminars for investment companies and investment advisers.  The seminars will be offered in four cities and are intended to help Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and other senior personnel enhance compliance programs at investment companies and investment advisory firms.  The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), Division of Investment Management, and the Asset Management Unit of the Division of Enforcement jointly sponsor the compliance outreach program.  All regional seminars will include an overview of OCIE’s 2017 priorities and individual seminars will feature the following panel discussions on current topics in investment management regulation: read more »

Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Santander Holdings USA, Inc., and announces termination of enforcement action with HCSB Financial Corporation

11:00 am Eastern | Business

Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Santander Holdings USA, Inc., and announces termination of enforcement action with HCSB Financial Corporationread more »

Business Employment Dynamics Latest Numbers

10:09 am Eastern | Business

Gross Job Gains: Total Private 7,463,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Goods-Producing 1,332,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Service-providing 6,131,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 read more »

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

10:08 am Eastern | Business

Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Unemployment Rate: 4.7% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Payroll Employment: read more »

Consumer Price Index Latest Numbers

10:08 am Eastern | Business

CPI-U, US City Average, All Items: NSA +0.3% in Feb 2017 Historical Data SA +0.1% in Feb 2017 Historical Data NSA +2.7% since Feb 2016 Historical Dread more »

Current Employment Statistics Latest Numbers

10:08 am Eastern | Business

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment: +235,000(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Hourly Earnings for All Employees: +$0.06(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Weekly Hours for All Employees: read more »

Mass Layoff Statistics Latest Numbers

10:08 am Eastern | Business

Seasonally Adjusted: Total Mass Layoff Events 1,301 in May 2013 Historical Data Change in Total Mass Layoff Events +102 in May 2013 Historical Data Total Mass Layoff Initial Claimants 127,821 read more »

Existing-Home Sales Stumble In February

10:06 am Eastern | Business

After starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels both nationally and in all major regions, according to the National Association of Realtors.read more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release - Slovak Republic

9:09 am Eastern | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Slovak Republic http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/23/pr1795-imf-executive-board-concludes-article-iv-consultation-with-slovak-republic*************************************************************** read more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release - Dominica

22 Mar 13:53 | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Visit to Dominica http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/22/pr1793-dominica-imf-staff-completes-2017-article-iv-visit*************************************************************** read more »

SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions

22 Mar 12:10 | Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted an amendment to shorten by one business day the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer securities transactions.  Currently, the standard settlement cycle for these transactions is three business days, known as T+3.  The amended rule shortens the settlement cycle to two business days, T+2.  The amended rule is designed to enhance efficiency, reduce risk, and ensure a coordinated and expeditious transition by market participants to a shortened standard settlement cycle.  “As technology improves, new products emerge, and trading volumes grow, it is increasingly obvious that the outdated T+3 settlement cycle is no longer serving the best interests of the American people,” said SEC Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar.  “The SEC remains committed to ensuring that U.S. securities regulation is reflective of modern times, and in shortening the settlement cycle by one day we aim to increase efficiency and reduce risk read more »

Banking agencies issue joint report to Congress under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996

21 Mar 12:00 | Business

Banking agencies issue joint report to Congress under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996read more »

Your IMF Update: IMF Policy Paper

21 Mar 10:07 | Business

New item in your series of interest:2018 Quinquennial Review of the Funds Capacity Development Strategy: Concept Noteread more »

Federal Reserve System's Community Development Research Conference to focus on economic futures of kids and communities

21 Mar 10:00 | Business

Federal Reserve System's Community Development Research Conference to focus on economic futures of kids and communitiesread more »

U.S. International Transactions, 4th quarter and Year 2016

21 Mar 08:30 | Business

The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $112.4 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2016 from $116.0 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2016, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit decreased to 2.4 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.5 percent in the third quarter. Full Textread more »

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Cathay General Bancorp

20 Mar 17:00 | Business

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Cathay General Bancorpread more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release - Algeria

20 Mar 16:37 | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to Algeria http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/20/pr1790-algeria-imf-staff-completes-2017-article-iv-mission*************************************************************** read more »

Federal Reserve Board's website has a new design

20 Mar 09:30 | Business

Federal Reserve Board's website has a new design read more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release

18 Mar 11:07 | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Christine Lagarde Calls for Global Cooperation and Strong Policies to Sustain the Growth Momentum http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/18/pr1789-imf-christine-lagarde-calls-for-global-cooperation-and-strong-policies*************************************************************** read more »

G17: G.17 Annual Revision to be released at noon (EDT) on March 31, 2017

17 Mar 22:11 | Business

The Federal Reserve Board plans to issue its annual revision to the index of industrial production (IP) and the related measures of capacity utilization at 12:00 noon (EDT) on March 31, 2017. New annual benchmark data for 2015 for manufacturing will be incorporated, as will other annual data, including information on the mining of metallic and nonmetallic minerals (except fuels). The updated IP indexes will include revisions to the monthly indicator (either product data or input data) and to seasonal factors for each industry. In addition, the estimation methods for some series may be changed. Any modifications to the methods for estimating the output of an industry will affect the index from 1972 to the present.Capacity and capacity utilization will be revised to incorporate data through the fourth quarter of 2016 from the U.S. Census Bureau's Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity along with new data on capacity from the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Department of Energy, and othread more »

G17: Seasonal Factors for auto and truck production have been revised

17 Mar 22:11 | Business

Seasonal factors for auto and truck production were revised back to January 1996 and extended through June 2018 on March 17, 2017. The revised factors for September 2016 through February 2017 were used in the G.17 release published on March 17, 2017, and the revised factors for earlier months will be incorporated into the production estimates at the time of the annual revision on March 31, 2017. The revised seasonal factors are based on production data through January 2017. The revised factors also correct an error in the number of holidays for January 2017, which had previously been understated. The seasonal factors will be revised again in March 2018.read more »

G17: G.17 Data for February 2017 are now available

17 Mar 22:11 | Business

Industrial production and capacity utilization data for February 2017 are now available.Industrial production was unchanged in February following a 0.1 percent decrease in January. In February, manufacturing output moved up 0.5 percent for its sixth consecutive monthly increase. Mining output jumped 2.7 percent, but the index for utilities fell 5.7 percent, as continued unseasonably warm weather further reduced demand for heating. At 104.7 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production in February was 0.3 percent above its level of a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector declined 0.1 percentage point in February to 75.4 percent, a rate that is 4.5 percentage points below its long-run (1972-2016) average.read more »

Your IMF Update: Mission Concluding Statement - Colombia

17 Mar 16:52 | Business

New item in your series of interest:Colombia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017 Article IV Mission http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/17/mcs31717-colombia-staff-concluding-statement-of-the-2017-article-iv-mission*************************************************************** read more »

Your IMF Update: Mission Concluding Statement - Romania

17 Mar 12:08 | Business

New item in your series of interest:Romania: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017 Article IV Mission http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/17/ms031717-romania-staff-concluding-statement-of-the-2017-article-iv-mission*************************************************************** read more »

Business Employment Dynamics Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

Gross Job Gains: Total Private 7,463,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Goods-Producing 1,332,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Service-providing 6,131,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 read more »

Import/Export Price Indexes Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

Imports All Commodities: +0.2% in Feb 2017 Historical Data Fuels & Lubricants: -0.7% in Feb 2017 Historical Data All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.3% in Feb 2017 read more »

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Unemployment Rate: 4.7% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Payroll Employment: read more »

Consumer Price Index Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

CPI-U, US City Average, All Items: NSA +0.3% in Feb 2017 Historical Data SA +0.1% in Feb 2017 Historical Data NSA +2.7% since Feb 2016 Historical Dread more »

Current Employment Statistics Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment: +235,000(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Hourly Earnings for All Employees: +$0.06(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Weekly Hours for All Employees: read more »

Mass Layoff Statistics Latest Numbers

17 Mar 10:51 | Business

Seasonally Adjusted: Total Mass Layoff Events 1,301 in May 2013 Historical Data Change in Total Mass Layoff Events +102 in May 2013 Historical Data Total Mass Layoff Initial Claimants 127,821 read more »

Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with Community Shores Bank Corporation

16 Mar 16:35 | Business

Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with Community Shores Bank Corporationread more »

Federal Reserve Board approves action by the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

16 Mar 16:35 | Business

Federal Reserve Board approves action by the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolisread more »

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by People's United Financial, Inc.

16 Mar 16:35 | Business

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by People's United Financial, Inc.read more »

Import/Export Price Indexes Latest Numbers

16 Mar 10:07 | Business

Imports All Commodities: +0.2% in Feb 2017 Historical Data Fuels & Lubricants: -0.7% in Feb 2017 Historical Data All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.3% in Feb 2017 read more »

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

16 Mar 10:07 | Business

Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Unemployment Rate: 4.7% in Feb 2017 News Release Historical Data Payroll Employment: read more »

Consumer Price Index Latest Numbers

16 Mar 10:07 | Business

CPI-U, US City Average, All Items: NSA +0.3% in Feb 2017 Historical Data SA +0.1% in Feb 2017 Historical Data NSA +2.7% since Feb 2016 Historical Dread more »

Current Employment Statistics Latest Numbers

16 Mar 10:07 | Business

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment: +235,000(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Hourly Earnings for All Employees: +$0.06(p) in Feb 2017 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Weekly Hours for All Employees: read more »

Mass Layoff Statistics Latest Numbers

16 Mar 10:07 | Business

Seasonally Adjusted: Total Mass Layoff Events 1,301 in May 2013 Historical Data Change in Total Mass Layoff Events +102 in May 2013 Historical Data Total Mass Layoff Initial Claimants 127,821 read more »

Growth Forecast Unchanged Ahead Of Expected Rate Hike

16 Mar 10:05 | Business

Growth expectations for 2017 remain subject to both upside and downside risks from potential policy changes as the Federal Reserve considers raising interest rates for the second time in three months, according to the Fannie Mae Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group's March 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook.read more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release

16 Mar 08:52 | Business

New item in your series of interest:Statement by Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Explosion in the IMF’s Paris Office http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/16/PR1685-Statement-by-Managing-Director-Christine-Lagarde-on-the-Explosion-in-the-IMF-Paris-Office*************************************************************** read more »

Federal Reserve Board approves action by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and St. Louis

15 Mar 21:21 | Business

Federal Reserve Board approves action by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and St. Louisread more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release

15 Mar 16:37 | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Managing Director Welcomes Establishment of High Level Advisory Group on FinTech http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/15/pr1784-imf-managing-director-welcomes-establishment-of-high-level-advisory-group-on-fintech*************************************************************** read more »

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

15 Mar 14:35 | Business

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statementread more »

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee release economic projections from the March 14-15 FOMC meeting

15 Mar 14:35 | Business

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee release economic projections from the March 14-15 FOMC meetingread more »

Your IMF Update: Press Release - Jordan

15 Mar 14:07 | Business

New item in your series of interest:IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jordan http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/03/15/pr1783-jordan-imf-staff-concludes-visit*************************************************************** read more »

Business Employment Dynamics Latest Numbers

15 Mar 08:37 | Business

Gross Job Gains: Total Private 7,463,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Goods-Producing 1,332,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 Historical Data Service-providing 6,131,000 in 2nd Qtr of 2016 read more »

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