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Go to Federal Reserve Board Economic Research and Data

Use FRED -- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

For ArchivaL Federal Reserve Economic Data -- Go to ALFRED -- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Retrieve vintage versions of data that were available on specific dates in history

Go to WRDS and, after logging in with your Wharton username and password, choose Federal Reserve Bank.

Use Bloomberg, available in Lippincott Library and in Huntsman Hall.
Type FOMC and hit GO for infomation from the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve

  • The Federal Funds Rate is the rate banks charge each other for the use of overnight loans of their federal reserve balances.
  • The Discount Rate is the interest rate charged to banks to borrow short-term funds from a Federal Reserve bank.