Jul 17, 2013 — The central bank's latest "Beige Book" review of conditions around the nation adds to evidence that the economy continues to chug along.
Mar 6, 2013 — As the year began there was at least some growth in most parts of the country, the central bank says.
Nov 28, 2012 — The central bank says conditions continued to improve, though not dramatically, in recent weeks. The report adds to other evidence that the economy is moving along fast enough to keep unemployment from rising, but not fast enough to bring the jobless rate down sharply.
Jun 6, 2012 — According to reports collected by the central bank, the economic outlook remains "positive." That's more upbeat than the kinds of things many economists have been saying in recent days.
Jan 11, 2012 — The language in the central bank's "beige book" look at the economy has gotten more upbeat. It sees "modest to moderate" growth.
Oct 19, 2011 — Some see a sign in the central bank's language of slightly better growth. But have its words changed that much?
Jun 8, 2011 — "Some slowing in the pace of growth was noted in the New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Chicago districts," the Fed says, while "Dallas characterized that region's economy as accelerating" and growth was "steady" elsewhere.