Beige Book sees stability

From the Fed’s Beige book release:

Reports from the 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicate that economic activity continued to stabilize in July and August. Relative to the last report, Dallas indicated that economic activity had firmed, while Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Richmond, and San Francisco mentioned signs of improvement. Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, and New York generally described economic activity as stable or showing signs of stabilization; St. Louis remarked that the pace of decline appeared to be moderating. Most Districts noted that the outlook for economic activity among their business contacts remained cautiously positive.

And the Journal has an interactive graph that shows summaries of each district displays as one scrolls over the state’s map.

NYTFedBeigeGraph

More from the report via the Fed or WSJ (for summary).

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