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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.
You may choose to receive email notifications when new data are added to any series of interest to you. To do so, you will need a (free) FRED® account. To receive notifications, click the “Account Tools” button below the graph … Continue reading
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
With a (free) FRED account, you will be able to: Create your own economic data dashboards. Save customized FRED graphs and maps for sharing and future use. Create and store data lists of economic data series. Data lists can be … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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