Economics Web Links

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GENERAL
Status of the Economy
Economic Report of the President
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/
(best bet)
The President of the United States presents this review of the U.S. economy to Congress each year. The report is available in ASCII text and PDF formats, with downloadable statistical tables.
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.

First Union's Economic Information
http://firstunion.com/econews/
(best bet) First Union provides the following:

  • Economic Indicator Analysis
  • Weekly Economic Commentary
  • Monthly Economic Forecast
  • Special Reports
  • Regional Economic Review
  • Data Banks
World Economic Outlook (International Monetary Fund)
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/weo0598/index.htm
Business Week Daily Briefing
http://www.businessweek.com/today.htm
Morgan Stanley Global Economic Forum
http://www.morganstanley.com/gef/

 

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