Publications

  • Agricultural Finance Monitor

    Agricultural Finance Monitor

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


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  • Annual Report

    Annual Report

    A safe, efficient, secure and broadly accessible U.S. payment system is crucial to the U.S. economy and contributes to the nation’s financial stability. As the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve has a stake in ensuring that the payment system is functioning at its highest level. This year’s annual report examines a project the Fed is spearheading to improve the payment system. The essay is written by St. Louis Fed First Vice President David Sapenaro, who recently completed his responsibilities as the project’s interim payments strategy director.


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  • Beige Book

    The 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.


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  • Bridges

    Bridges

    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.


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  • Burgundy Books

    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.


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  • Central Banker

    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.


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  • Connecting Policy with Frontier Research

    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.


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  • Economic Synopses

    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.


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  • Housing Market Conditions

    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.


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  • In the Balance

    In the Balance

    In the Balance are short essays related to research on understanding and strengthening the balance sheets of American households.


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  • Inside the Vault

    Inside the Vault

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


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  • Page One Economics

    Page One Economics

    Page One Economics essays provide informative, interesting content on economic and personal finance topics. This publication includes links to relevant data and articles, and is published nine times per year.


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  • Regional Economist

    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.


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  • Review

    Review

    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.


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  • U.S. Financial Data

    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.


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  • Working Papers

    Working Papers

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis working papers are preliminary materials circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment.


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