More than half of the Fed's 12 districts report strong new vehicle sales the past three months.
Most of the 12 Fed districts report steady to strong CRE activity so far this year.
As the sequestration budget cuts enter their third week, it still remains to be seen how wide of an impact they will have on federal employees, their spending habits and whether they’ll put off taking on any new debt.
Fed Beige Book shows growing strength in real estate and residential activity.
The Federal Reserve Board said commercial real estate market conditions have held steady or improved in nearly all 12 of its districts in recent weeks.
Beige Book shows commercial real estate recovery in some parts of the country.