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News: Federal Reserve Beige Book

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  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Moderate Economic Growth; Staffing Demand Up, but Workers Hard to Find

    Economic activity expanded moderately in late April and early May, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment rose at a modest to moderate pace, but labor market conditions remained tight. Shortages of qualified workers were reported in various specialized trades and occupations, including truck drivers… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economic Growth Continued; Challenges Filling Positions

    Economic activity continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace in March and early April, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment growth was modest to moderate in most districts, though many employers experienced challenges finding qualified candidates to fill positions. Labor shortages were… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economic Growth Continued; Staffing Activity Increased

    The economy continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace in January and February, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment grew at a moderate pace amid persistent labor market tightness nationwide, and demand for qualified workers was brisk. Wage growth was moderate in… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economic Growth Continued; Staffing Activity Increased

    The economy continued to expand from late November through the end of the year, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Most Federal Reserve districts reported a modest to moderate rate of growth. Employment growth was modest, as labor market tightness spanning skills and sectors constrained… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economic Growth Continued; Staffing Demand Mixed

    Economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment growth increased modestly to moderately, but tight labor markets were widespread. Employers had difficulty finding qualified workers across skill levels, a key factor restraining hiring plans in… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economy Continued To Grow Amid Hurricanes; Staffing Demand Mixed

    Economic activity increased across all 12 Federal Reserve districts, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). The pace of growth was split between modest and moderate. Employment growth was modest, and labor markets were tight. Employers in many districts struggled to find qualified workers, and these… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Modest to Moderate Economic Growth; Staffing Demand Mixed

    Economic activity expanded at a modest to moderate pace across all 12 Federal Reserve districts in July and August, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment growth slowed some, ranging from a slight to a modest rate in most districts. Labor markets were tight, and… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Slight to Moderate Economic Growth; Staffing Demand Increased

    Economic activity expanded at a slight to moderate pace across all 12 Federal Reserve districts in June, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment across most of the nation maintained a modest to moderate pace of expansion. Labor markets tightened further for both low- and… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Continued Modest to Moderate Economic Growth; Strong Staffing Demand

    Reports from most of the 12 Federal Reserve districts indicated that the economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace from early April through late May, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Labor markets continued to tighten, with most districts citing shortages across a range… More ›

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