Amanda Janosko |

Research Analyst


Amanda Janosko, Research Analyst

Amanda Janosko is a research analyst in the Supervision and Regulation Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Her work focuses primarily on financial markets and financial stability.

Ms. Janosko has a master’s degree in economics from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s degree in education from Kent State University.

  • Fed Publications
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October, 2014 Amanda Janosko; Economic Trends
Abstract: The Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) fluctuated between grades 1 and 2 throughout the third quarter of 2014. As of October 9, the index stood at −0.426, below the historical high in December 2008 and above the historical low in January 2014.

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July, 2014 Amanda Janosko; Economic Trends
Abstract: The Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) remained in Grade 2 or a “normal stress” period throughout the early part of second quarter 2014. More recently, the index has trended downward into Grade 1 or a “low stress” period.

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April, 2014 Amanda Janosko; Economic Trends
Abstract: The Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) remained in a Grade 1 or “low stress” period throughout most of the first quarter of 2014. As January progressed, the index trended upward until it reached its recent peak in early February and crossed into a Grade 2 or a “normal stress” period. Since that time, the index has subsided while remaining at an elevated level within Grade 1. As of April 1, the index stands at −1.06, which is 4.15 standard deviations below the historical high in December 2008 and 1.03 standard deviations above the historical low in January 2014. The index is down 0.87 standard deviations from this time last year.

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January, 2014 Amanda Janosko; Economic Trends
Abstract: The Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) has trended down throughout the fourth quarter of 2013 and early this year, indicating a reduction in the level of stress in the US financial system. During the federal government shutdown in October 2013, the CFSI was in Grade 2 or a “normal stress” period, but as the year progressed the index moved into Grade 1, indicating a “low stress” period. As of January 14, the index stood at −1.833, substantially below the CFSI’s historic high of 3.094 on December 29, 2008, and slightly above the CFSI’s historic low of −2.023 on January 9, 2014.

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September, 2013 Amanda Janosko; Economic Trends
Abstract: The level of the Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) has decreased in the past few months, indicating a lower level of systemic financial stress. Although the most recent reading of the index from September 4 is in Grade 2 or a “normal stress period,” the index had been in a Grade 1 or “low stress period” for 49 days since June 1.

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July, 2013 Amanda Janosko; Timothy Bianco; Economic Trends
Abstract: The Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) has remained within a “normal stress” level since the index was revised in April 2013.

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