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Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) of Philadelphia Business Conditions

Country:
United States
USD, US dollar
Sector:
Business
Low 41.2 42.3
42.2
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
39.3
41.2
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The Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions index reflects current conditions in the manufacturing sector in the Philadelphia Federal Reserve zone. This region includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, i.e. states with high economic activity. The index provides an indirect outlook of the economic development of the entire country.

The index is calculated based on a survey of leading industrial enterprises in the region. The questionnaire contains questions about changes in business conditions in the given month. Respondents evaluate employment, the number of working hours, new and current orders, stocks of raw materials and unsold goods, paid and requested prices, capital costs, deliveries.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) of Philadelphia Business Conditions" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Feb 2018
41.2
42.3
42.2
Jan 2018
42.2
51.9
52.7
Dec 2017
53.5
48.8
50.1
Nov 2017
50.1
51.2
46.4
Oct 2017
46.4
37.6
55.2
Sep 2017
55.2
48.8
42.3
Aug 2017
42.3
30.1
36.9
Jul 2017
36.9
31.3
Jun 2017
31.3
34.8
May 2017
34.8
45.4
Apr 2017
45.4
59.5
Mar 2017
59.5
53.5
Feb 2017
53.5
56.6
Jan 2017
56.6
52.6
Dec 2016
52.6
29.3
Nov 2016
29.3
32.6
Oct 2016
32.6
37.5
Sep 2016
37.5
45.8
Aug 2016
45.8
33.7
Jul 2016
33.7
29.8
Jun 2016
29.8
36.1
May 2016
36.1
42.2
Apr 2016
42.2
28.8
Mar 2016
28.8
17.3
Feb 2016
17.3
19.1
Jan 2016
19.1
23
Dec 2015
23
43.4
Nov 2015
43.4
36.7
Oct 2015
36.7
44
Sep 2015
44
43.1
Aug 2015
43.1
41.5
Jul 2015
41.5
39.7
Jun 2015
39.7
33.9
May 2015
33.9
35.5
Apr 2015
35.5
32
Mar 2015
32
29.7
Feb 2015
29.7
50.9
Jan 2015
50.9
51.9
Dec 2014
51.9
57.7
Nov 2014
57.7
54.5
Oct 2014
54.5
56
Sep 2014
56
66.4
Aug 2014
66.4
58.1
Jul 2014
58.1
52
Jun 2014
52
37.4
May 2014
37.4
26.6
Apr 2014
26.6
35.4
Mar 2014
35.4
40.2
Feb 2014
40.2
34.4
Jan 2014
34.4
44