Beige Book Reports Economy Still Soft

Vekshin, Alison
November 2001
Bond Buyer;11/29/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31274, p2
Trade Publication
Focuses on an assessment of economic conditions as of November 29, 2001 conducted by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. Decrease in the manufacturing activity; Status of consumer spending and lending activity; Details about the residential real estate activity in the U.S.


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