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Agricultural Finance Monitor

The Agricultural Finance Monitor is a quarterly survey of agricultural credit conditions in the Eighth District.

Annual Report

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, along with the rest of the Federal Reserve System, recently turned 100. To mark its centennial, the St. Louis Fed published "100 Years of Service." You'll read about the financial instability in the country that led to the birth of the Federal Reserve, our nation's third attempt at a central bank. You'll also find out why, a half-century later, the St. Louis Fed came to be known as the maverick in the Fed system. But the book also looks at the Bank today and what lies ahead. See how we serve not only financial institutions and the Treasury, but also educators, those who work in community development, the wide variety of people who look to us for economic research and data, and the public at large.

Beige Book

The Beige Book is a summary of current economic conditions in the Eighth District. The information is gathered via survey and interviews from business contacts, economists, market experts, directors of the Bank and its branches, and others. This online-only publication links to the full document, which includes similar anecdotal reports from the 11 other Fed districts. Published eight times per year.


Bridges is a quarterly review of regional community and economic development issues, projects and regulatory changes for practitioners from community-based organizations, as well as for Community Reinvestment Act officers, academics and government officials.
Learn more about community development at the St. Louis Fed»

Burgundy Books

Burgundy Books provide anecdotal economic information and formal data specific to each of the four zones that comprise the Eighth District. These books complement the Beige Book and are released four times per year.

Central Banker

Central Banker is a quarterly overview of Fed policies, initiatives and news affecting financial institutions in the Eighth District and across the United States.

Connecting Policy with Frontier Research

Connecting Policy with Frontier Research is a conference volume based on interviews with presenters at our Annual Fall Conference. The conference seeks to provide perspectives on whether economic policies adopted in the past still work well today and whether developments at the frontier of research can be applied to improve policy.

Economic Synopses

Economic Synopses are short essays from our economists that provide insight and commentary on timely issues in economics, finance, banking and other areas, written for the interested, but not necessarily expert, reader.

Housing Market Conditions Report

The Housing Market Conditions (HMC) report is a quarterly overview of housing market conditions in each of the seven states that comprise the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District. Some national data are included.

In the Balance

In the Balance are short essays related to research on understanding and strengthening the balance sheets of American households.
Learn more about research on household financial stability»

Inside the Vault

Inside the Vault is an economic education newsletter for educators. Distributed twice a year.

International Economic Trends

International Economic Trends is a compilation of data on the G-7 countries and the euro area. Data cover output, inflation, labor markets, interest rates and more. Produced quarterly.

Monetary Trends

Monetary Trends is a monthly review of U.S. monetary and financial conditions, with an emphasis on various measures of the Fed’s monetary policy stance.

National Economic Trends

National Economic Trends is a comprehensive snapshot of the state of the U.S. economy, including data on output, interest rates, inflation, labor markets, government budgets and international trade. Produced monthly.

Page One Economics Newsletter

Page One Economics Newsletter are simple, brief essays on current economic topics for the general public, librarians and students. This publication includes links to relevant data and articles, and is published five times per year.

Page One Economics Newsletter - Classroom Edition

Page One Economics Newsletter - Classroom Edition includes an overview of a current economic topic, as well as questions for students, a teacher answer key, plus additional resources and lesson ideas for high school and college classrooms. Published five times per year.

The Regional Economist

The Regional Economist is a quarterly publication aimed at an engaged, nonacademic audience. This publication addresses the regional, national and international economic issues of the day.


Review is a quarterly journal of national and international economic research, particularly focusing on monetary issues. Aimed at economists, economics professors and others interested in such research.

U.S. Financial Data

U.S. Financial Data includes charts and tables relating to weekly monetary and reserve aggregates, selected interest rates, commercial bank loans and more. Produced weekly.

Working Papers

Economic Research Working Papers

Preliminary research of economists that is circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment.

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