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The National #Financial Conditions Index ticked up to -0.76 as of August 16, up from -0.78 the previous week. #NFCI level suggests that financial conditions are tighter. https://www.chicagofed.org/publications/nfci/index
Flooding and excessive rain were a concern earlier this year, current drought weather conditions may effect everything from corn and soybean production to feed costs for livestock. Oppedahl shares #agriculture conditions for the rest of the year during Fed at Your Desk webinar.
Midwest farmers are expected to take a bigger hit on corn and soybean production and harvests compared to the rest of the nation. Oppedahl discusses #agriculture trends during his Fed at Your Desk webinar.
Poor planting season weather had a major effect on District #agriculture crops of #soybeans and corn. Farmers appear to have focused on planting corn, leading to a greater weather effect on soybean, accord to David Oppedahl at Fed at Your Desk webinar.
David Oppedahl's webinar update on the #agriculture sector starts in 10 minutes. Don't miss Fed at Your Desk at 11:30 am CT to hear how the weather and trade have been affecting farming. Don't forget to bring your questions. https://bit.ly/2KMckS5
What will #agricultural exports look like in 2019? Oppedahl discusses .@USDA_ERS data and forecasts that show possible effects of #tariffs and trade on agriculture.
Oppedahl discussing #CPI and price trends during the Fed at Your Desk #webinar.
Oppedahl discusses the intersection between monetary #policy and #agriculture at today's Fed at Your Desk webinar. Click to register and join in progress. https://twitter.com/ChicagoFed/status/1163844506464280576
During today's Fed at your Desk #webinar, extends his #agriculture agriculture conversation to include news about the dairy and livestock conditions. https://twitter.com/ChicagoFed/status/1163809171386621952
Join us in St. Louis Sept. 26-27 for the #MinoritiesInBanking Forum! Meet senior-level or high-potential middle management minority bank leaders with industry, leadership and professional development knowledge. Register now https://bit.ly/2Zm8R1V #MinoritiesInBanking
Don't miss out on David Oppedahl's update on the #agriculture sector. Join him at today's webinar, Fed at Your Desk, at 11:30 am CT to hear how the weather and trade have been affecting farming. Don't forget to bring your questions. Register now: https://bit.ly/2KMckS5
Larger cities are often viewed as having an advantage in #economicdevelopment. Susan Longworth points out that cities with 100,000 residents may have major challenges, but can get things done quickly. Learn more about this & the @clevelandfed policy summit https://bit.ly/33xdVDS
RT @CanCGDetroit: The @ChicagoFed Forging a New Path for #NorthAmericanTrade Conference in #Detroit is scheduled for Sept 4-5! We’ll hear…
If the global economy and international #trade are important to your research, then you may wish to read this speech made by the governor of the Bank of Finland, .@SuomenPankki, at the .@DallasFed https://twitter.com/SuomenPankki/status/1163503644072796160
You may read the statement of the #FOMC when it is posted, but did you know that the minutes of those meetings are also published? https://twitter.com/federalreserve/status/1163503598665445382
Did you know...that we have an interactive tool, the Peer City Identification Tool, that allows municipal policymakers to explore #data from 960 cities across the country to help plan #economicdevelopment strategy. https://bit.ly/2KASJnu
Don't miss out on David Oppedahl's update on the #agriculture sector. Join him at our August 20 webinar, Fed at Your Desk to hear how the weather and trade have been affecting farming. Don't forget to bring your questions. Registration is now open: https://bit.ly/2KMckS5
If the global economy and international #trade are important to your research, then you may wish to read this speech made bye the governor of the Bank of Finland, .@SuomenPankki, at the @DallasFed https://twitter.com/SuomenPankki/status/1163503644072796160
Just released: Report on #smallbiz with no employees other than the owner. https://bit.ly/2KPKHHA
#FedFriday: Wonder what #credit conditions are in your state or city? Try the interactive Consumer Credit Explorer from @philadelphiafed and @MinneapolisFed using #data from @NewYorkFed. https://bit.ly/2KASJnu
81% of U.S. #smallbiz are nonemployer firms—meaning they have no employees other than owners. Find out more about their performance, challenges, and plans for the future in the latest #smallbizcredit report. https://nyfed.org/2yZZJoD
Farm loans that have fallen in to the major or severe repayment categories are at their highest levels since 1999.
UPDATE: "In the long term, some of these #agricultural markets will not come back." David Oppedahl discusses #tariffs, weather and deteriorating #credit conditions for the the Midwest agriculture industry in a new AgLetter. https://www.chicagofed.org/publications/agletter/2015-2019/august-2019
"The most widely circulated initial estimates put total losses at $12 billion, with $7 billion attributable to crops." #Weather damage can come from a variety of sources. From the Vault examines the effects of the 1993 Mississippi-Missouri River floods. https://bit.ly/2MZqphI
If your firm is involved in trade or the auto industry, don't miss our Sept 4-5 conference in Detroit on the future of #NAFTA and #USMCA. Hear .@RepDebDingell's at Forging a New Path for #NorthAmericanTrade. Limited seating, register today. @CanCGDetroit https://bit.ly/2YkHXe9
RT @FedPayImprove: Next month, join the @ChicagoFed for the annual Chicago Payments Symposium on October 15-16 as industry experts from acr…
RT @CanCGDetroit: Trade between #NAFTA partners has reached over $100 million per hour! Register today to learn more about what is next fo…
Read our latest Agletter on Thursday for David Oppedahl's update on the #agriculture sector. Then join him at our August 20 webinar, Fed at Your Desk, and bring your questions. Registration is now open: https://bit.ly/2KMckS5
#FedFiles: Daniel Hartley is a senior economist on the regional team who studies how finance and insurance may effect consumers. His most recent work considers disaster aid for consumers suffering from the effects of hurricanes and #weather. https://bit.ly/2Wv2x6C
The #NFCI indicates that risk levels remained steady at -0.82, credit eased to -0.68 and leverage tightened to -0.37 during the week ending August 9. https://bit.ly/2AVkIwy
National #Financial Conditions Index was unchanged at -0.80 as of August 9. The #NFCI indicates that conditions remained steady over the previous week. https://bit.ly/2pLy1HZ
"What can explain the slowdown in Seventh District activity over the past year? As I’ve been noting for a while now, slower growth in the U.S. and across the world, combined with flat activity in the U.S. oil and gas industry" Walstrum evaluates the #data. https://bit.ly/2KIQ1fV
RT @FedPayImprove: As announced last week, the Federal Reserve Banks are developing a new interbank 24x7x365 real-time gross clearing and s…
Join us in St. Louis Sept. 26-27 for the #MinoritiesInBanking Forum! Registration runs through September 6. Register now https://bit.ly/2Zm8R1V #MinoritiesInBanking
Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have damaged 300,000 structures and half a million cars. Daniel Hartley examines data from Hurricane Harvey to consider how #weather can effect consumer credit and finances. https://bit.ly/2Wy3oIs
Did you know...that our economists study the effects of #weather on the economy as well as on individuals? https://bit.ly/2MZLOHs
RT @NYFedResearch: We’re tweeting highlights from our monthly “snapshot” of the economy. Find the full chartpack for August here: https://t…
RT @FSPChicago: Today is International Youth Day! The FSP is constantly striving to recognize the efforts of the youth and aims to help the…
RT @MommyNearestCHI: 10 awesome Chicago-area museums you never knew existed: http://ow.ly/8wL650vrZrF @uspizzamuseum @AWMuseum @swedeAmerica…
#FedFriday: Do you follow the monthly #jobs reports? 291,728 jobs would need to be added a month to bring the unemployment rate down to 3% in 6 months? Try your hand at managing employment with the @AtlantaFed job calculator. https://www.frbatlanta.org/chcs/calculator.aspx
From the Vault 1990: Jonas D.M. Fisher explores the question How does an increase in government purchases affect the economy? #macroeconomic https://bit.ly/2YhSuaS
25 years ago, #NAFTA was signed, removing tariffs among Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Today the #USMCA has not yet been ratified. Thomas Klier offers context for the #NorthAmericanTrade conference which will examine the effects of trade on the auto industry. https://bit.ly/2YRLBbN
Hot #Jobs! Are you passionate about increasing #finlit? Have experience in building national education programs with a focus on low-to-moderate income communities? Help us envision, optimize and execute our national week-long financial literacy campaign. https://bit.ly/2YQgPjp
RT @FedPayImprove: Synthetic identity #payments #fraud is not a victimless crime and can leave lasting impacts on society’s most vulnerable…
RT @sffed: Our latest episode of "Zip Code Economies" shares the stories of the people who call #Honolulu home, as they strive to adapt to…
RT @BostonFed: The #BostonFed today released a high-level summary of its #FedListens conference. Boston’s event was one of a series of publ…
Make sure you’re in St. Louis Sept. 26-27 for the Fed’s #MinoritiesInBanking Forum! Registration ends September 6! Seats are going fast! https://bit.ly/2Zm8R1V
This morning #chicagofed President Charlie Evans and some of our staff chatted with members of the media about current #economic conditions during a media breakfast.
#FedFiles: Jonas D.M. Fisher is Director of #Macroeconomic Research. His work focuses on business cycles, housing, growth and monetary and fiscal policy. https://bit.ly/2YBHtfI
 
 
 
 
 
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