May 2024 Beige Book Interview – Arkansas and the Chicago Fed

May 30, 2024
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The St. Louis Fed’s Matuschka Lindo Briggs (left) and the Chicago Fed’s Thomas Walstrum (right) share observations about current economic conditions in this episode of Timely Topics.

This 6-minute podcast was released May 30, 2024, as a part of the Timely Topics podcast series.

The St. Louis Fed’s Matuschka Lindo Briggs, senior vice president and regional executive of the Little Rock Branch, and Thomas Walstrum, senior business economist at the Chicago Fed, discuss their insights about economic conditions in Arkansas and the Fed’s Seventh District.

Listen to previous episodes: Stream more interviews with host Matuschka Lindo Briggs.

View the latest Beige Book: The Beige Book is a Federal Reserve System publication about current economic conditions.

Economists and experts talk about their research, topics in the news and issues related to the Fed. Views expressed are not necessarily those of the St. Louis Fed or the Federal Reserve System.

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