A positive value indicates that financial stress is above the long-run average, while a negative value signifies that financial stress is below the long-run average. Another useful way to assess the current level of financial stress is to compare the index to its value during past, widely recognized episodes of financial stress.
- Current Release
- Current Data
- Historical Real-time Data
- Past Releases
- 2015 Release Dates
Reference period Release dates January Monday, Feb. 9 February Monday, March 9 March Wednesday, April 8 April Friday, May 8 May Monday, June 8 June Wednesday, July 8 July Monday, Aug. 10 August Wednesday, Sept. 9 September Thursday, Oct. 8 October Monday, Nov. 9 November Tuesday, Dec. 8 December Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016
- Financial Stress: What Is It, How Can It Be Measured, and Why Does It Matter?
By Craig S. Hakkio and William R. Keeton