March 31, 2012

How to Graph Federal Reserve Economic Data, FRED

How to graph Federal Reserve Economic Data, FRED.

FRED data, WTI Spot Oil Price Graph, 1990-2012

FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data: The St. Louis Fed provides excellent tools to graph historical economic data.

The above graph of Spot Oil Price is one such example. An overlay of US recessions is provided on the graph to see cause and effect of that economic factor.

45,000 economic series from 39 sources are available to graph at the St. Louis Fed website.

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