Fed’s Beige Book: Most of the 12 districts reported that their economies expanded at a modest or moderate pace from mid-October through late November

Most districts reported that wage growth tended to the high side of a modest to moderate pace Nearly all districts reported input costs rising faster than final goods prices; on balance prices rose at a modest pace in most districts Labour markets tightened further across a broad range of occupations Tariffs remained a concern for manufacturers, but a majority of districts continued to report moderate growth in the sector (Newswires)