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Federal Funds Target Rate (DISCONTINUED SERIES) (DFEDTAR)

Source(s): Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Release: FOMC Press Release  

Description of growth rate formulas  
 
to
Seasonal
Adjustment:
Not Seasonally Adjusted 
Notes: Data for the period prior to 1994 come from the working paper "A New Federal Funds Rate Target Series: September 27, 1982 - December 31, 1993" (Thornton, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2005, http://research.stlouisfed.org/wp/2005/2005-032.pdf). Data from 1994 to the present are derived from FOMC meeting transcripts and FOMC meeting statements, http://www.federalreserve.gov/fomc/.

** DISCONTINUED ** Effective December 16, 2008, target rate is reported as a range. Current data at http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/DFEDTARU and http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/DFEDTARL 
Updated: 2008-12-16 9:37 AM CST 

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