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Beige Book

Story ideas from the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book: March 2024

Our semi-regular rundown of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book is full of story ideas for reporters across beats, from financial strain due to “Dry January” in New England, to movers moving out of the moving business in Pennsylvania, to election-related business cutbacks in Virginia to commercial real estate loans coming due across much of the U.S.