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Understanding the Data

What is the Date Format?

All dates are represented as daily dates for consistency and ease of use.¬†FRED uses a single date format widely supported by various spreadsheet applications (Excel, Lotus, etc.) and statistical software packages (SAS, Eviews, Stata, RATS, etc.). Because annual, quarterly, and … Continue reading

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