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TROS Future Employment; Diffusion Index for Texas (TROSFEMPSAMFRBDAL)

Observation:

May 2024: 4.0 (+ more)   Updated: May 29, 2024 2:25 PM CDT
May 2024:  4.0  
Apr 2024:  9.8  
Mar 2024:  18.3  
Feb 2024:  11.8  
Jan 2024:  13.7  
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Units:

Index,
Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly

NOTES

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas  

Release: Texas Retail Outlook Survey  

Units:  Index, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

TROS Future Employment reports the likely direction of employment for the retail portion of the service sector over the six months ahead for the state of Texas. Survey responses are used to calculate an index for each indicator. Each index is calculated by subtracting the percentage of respondents reporting a decrease from the percentage reporting an increase. When the share of firms reporting an increase exceeds the share of firms reporting a decrease, the index will be greater than zero, suggesting the indicator has increased over the prior month. If the share of firms reporting a decrease exceeds the share reporting an increase, the index will be below zero, suggesting the indicator has decreased over the prior month. An index will be zero when the number of firms reporting an increase is equal to the number of firms reporting a decrease. For further information regarding the Texas Retail Outlook Survey release from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas visit: https://www.dallasfed.org/research/surveys/tssos.aspx.

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, TROS Future Employment; Diffusion Index for Texas [TROSFEMPSAMFRBDAL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/TROSFEMPSAMFRBDAL, June 15, 2024.

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