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Contributions to the Cleveland Financial Stress Index: Stock Market Crashes (DISCONTINUED) (SMCD678FRBCLE)


2016-05-05: 17.39  
Updated: May 6, 2016


Units of Stress,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland  

Release: Cleveland Financial Stress Index  

Units:  Units of Stress, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Daily


In May of 2016, the source discovered errors in the calculation of the CFSI and began a detailed review of the index and its underlying model. Following that review, the source decided to discontinue the CFSI.

The source has posted to their website a message regarding this release: Cleveland Financial Stress Index under review and a revised index expected in the fourth quarter of 2016. A thorough review of the index is being conducted to both simplify the index and enhance its robustness, while also taking into consideration changes in financial markets and institutions. This review and the revisions to the CFSI are expected to be completed sometime during the fourth quarter of this year, and additional details will be made available at that time. Thank you for your patience while we improve the CFSI.

This chart shows the contribution of the stock market crashes indicator to the CFSI. This indicator is measured as the ratio of the current value of the S&P 500 Financial Index relative to its maximum over the previous 365 days. It captures the extent to which equity values have dropped over the previous year. It also captures expectations about the future of the banking industry.

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Contributions to the Cleveland Financial Stress Index: Stock Market Crashes (DISCONTINUED) [SMCD678FRBCLE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, February 26, 2020.


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