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If you have questions about the data in the FRED® database, please send us an email or give us call at (314) 444-3733. We are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Time, and respond to all … Continue reading

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Remove Series

Removing a series from your data list is easy. Simply click the trash can icon by the series name. This will remove the data series from your data list.

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Add “Trend Line” or User Defined Straight Line to a FRED Graph

Customize your graph by adding a straight line between two data points. To create a user-defined line, above the graph, click the “EDIT GRAPH” button. In the pop-up box that appears, select the “ADD LINE” tab. Click the “Create user-defined … Continue reading

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Customize Data, Add Series to Existing Line

You can create a customized formula to combine two series on one graph line. To do so, above the graph, click the “EDIT GRAPH” button. In the pop-up box that appears, click the “EDIT LINE” tab. (If you have more … Continue reading

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Remove a Data Series from Graph

Above the graph, select the “EDIT GRAPH” button. In the pop-up box that appears, above the “EDIT LINES” tab you will see a number that denotes how many series you have on that graph (if you have more than one). … Continue reading

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Add a Data Series to Graph

Above the graph, click the “EDIT GRAPH” button. In the pop-up box that appears, click the “ADD LINE” tab. Click the text box and type keywords for the series you want to add. A list of the most popular suggestions will … Continue reading

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What is the Order of Processing in FRED Graph?

Data values are calculated in the following order: (i) frequency aggregation (if any), (ii) units transformation (if any; e.g., percent change), and (iii) any formula you may have created (e.g., the formula “a – b” would find the difference between … Continue reading

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How is the Number of Decimal Places Determined for Aggregated Values?

When converting higher-frequency values to lower-frequency values, the average, sum, and end-of-period aggregation methods use the same number of decimal places as the original data. For example, the monthly values of 100.1 (Jan), 100.4 (Feb), and 100.9 (March) will be … Continue reading

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