San Fransisco Federal Reserve Bank Blog

The San Fransisco Federal Reserve Bank blog provides useful information on regional and national economic trends.

Official blog of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco covering SF Fed culture and economic issues affecting the 12th District - the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Anchorage, and beyond.
  1.  Supervision + Credit’s quarterly First Glance 12L report that rising interest rates weighed on District housing market activity, with prices declining since May and existing home sales settling at their lowest level since early 2008.
  2. What was the Fed's December 2022 policy decision? And how does it affect you? FOMC Rewind breaks it down.
  3. How can we gauge the tightness of monetary policy? The SF Fed’s new monthly Proxy Funds Rate page focuses on financial market indicators to measure monetary policy tightness beyond what the federal funds rate level can show.

  4. The voices from Alaska Native, Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Indigenous communities are needed for the Federal Reserve’s work to help create an economy that works for all. As the first Senior Outreach Manager for Tribal and Indigenous Communities, Chad Marchand shares his plan to help advance equitable economic opportunity for Indigenous people and communities.
  5. What was the Fed's November 2022 policy decision? And how does it affect you? FOMC Rewind breaks it down.