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St. Louis Fed Releases Memphis Burgundy Book


ST. LOUIS – The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has published its latest Memphis Burgundy Book, a quarterly review of economic information for the Memphis Zone of the Eighth District.

Please note: This will be the final Burgundy Book. Starting in 2017, Zone-specific anecdotal information will be included in a supplement to the redesigned Beige Book. The Beige Book will next be released Jan. 18. The regional economic data contained in the report is available in the St. Louis Fed’s FRED database and may be accessed at

The Memphis Zone includes northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee. It has a population of approximately 3.1 million people, including the 1.3 million who live in the Memphis metropolitan statistical area.

The Memphis report is part of the larger Burgundy Books publication, which offers comprehensive economic information for each of the Bank’s four zones: St. Louis, Little Rock, Louisville, Ky., and Memphis.