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
- 2016 Release Dates
Reference period Release dates
December 2015 Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016 January Monday, Feb. 8 February Tuesday, March 8 March Friday, April 8 April Monday, May 9 May Wednesday, June 8 June Monday, July 11 July Monday, Aug. 8 August Friday, Sept. 9 September Monday, Oct. 10 October Tuesday, Nov. 8 November Thursday, Dec. 8 December Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
- Financial Stress: What Is It, How Can It Be Measured, and Why Does It Matter?
By Craig S. Hakkio and William R. Keeton