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Fed reports improving economic health for Mississippi districts

The Federal Reserve’s Beige Book for Feb. 29, a periodic assessment of economic health throughout the Reserve Bank’s 12 districts, reported economic activity nationwide continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace from January through February. Hiring, manufacturing and banking all showed increases. Retail spending and tourism showed gains in some districts. Residential real estate declined in some districts ...

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‘Modest’, ‘subdued’ economic activity for Mississippi regions

Overall lending at a sample of large banks increased modestly through August within the Federal Reserve’s St. Louis District, which includes northern Mississippi, reports the Fed’s Beige Book, a tracking of economic activity released by each of the 12 Fed district s on Sept. 7. The new report details economic activity for the three-month period ending in August. The Atlanta ...

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