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Current Releases
Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District ("Beige Book")
http://www.federalreserve.gov/fomc/beigebook/2001/
(best bet) Commonly known as the Beige Book, this report is published eight times per year. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its District through reports from Bank and Branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and other sources.
White House Economics Statistics Briefing Room
http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/esbr.html
(best bet) This site provides links to information produced by a number of Federal agencies. All of the information included in the Economic Statistics Briefing Room is maintained and updated by the statistical units of those agencies.
Economic Calendar (Yahoo!)
http://biz.yahoo.com/calendar/
(best bet) A well-organized collections of current economic data and statistics.
Economy Track (USA Today)
http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/econ0001.htm
(best bet) This is one of the most comprehensive collections of freely available economic data on the web.
Economy at a Glance (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
http://stats.bls.gov/eag.table.html
Bureau of Economic Analysis News Releases
http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/rels.htm
Selected Interest Rates (Federal Reserve)
http://www.bog.frb.fed.us/releases/h15/About.HTM
Exchange Rates (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
http://www.ny.frb.org/pihome/statistics/forex12.shtml

 

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