JUST IN: FED Published Beige Book Report - Here is its Content

FED shared the Beige Book document, which is important because it provides information about the US economy, with investors.

  • Mixed data on loan demand was seen in Fed regions.
  • Employment growth weakened across the country.
  • Nearly all regions expressed the expectation that business wage growth would generally slow in the near term.
  • Economic growth remained moderate in July and August.
  • Some federal districts have seen consumers deplete their savings and turn to debt.
  • Most regions said price growth had slowed overall.
  • “The second half of the year will be different,” many people said when describing the wage increase.

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