Short for Federal Reserve Economic Data, FRED is an online database consisting of hundreds of thousands of economic data time series from scores of national, international, public, and private sources.
This resource, maintained by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has time-series data for more than 200 countries and areas, exchange rates and fund position for member countries as well as information about national accounts, interest rates, inflation, etc.
Available through Economic Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, FRED is known for US economic data and international economic data including employment, GDP, population, and retail/production
A digital library of U.S. economic, financial and banking history. Provides historical economic data, information about the operation of the Federal Reserve, many archival collections and classroom materials.