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Gross Domestic Product, 3rd quarter 2019 (second estimate), Corporate Profits, 3rd quarter 2019 (preliminary estimate)

3rd quarter 2019

2.1 3rd quarter 2019
% change
2.0 2nd quarter 2019
% change

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.1 percent in the third quarter of 2019, according to the ?second? estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The growth rate was 0.2 percentage point higher than the ?advance? estimate released in October. In the second quarter, real GDP rose 2.0 percent. Full Text


Current Release
November 27, 2019


Monthly Wholesale Trade

October 2019

+0.1* October 2019
% change in Inventories
-0.7 September 2019 (r)
% change in Inventories

October 2019 sales of merchant wholesalers were $494.3 billion, down 0.7 percent (+/- 0.5 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $675.6 billion, up 0.1 percent (+/- 0.4 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
December 06, 2019


Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

October 2019

+0.3° October 2019
% change
-0.8° September 2019 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured goods in October increased $1.4 billion or 0.3 percent to $497.0 billion.


Current Release
December 05, 2019


U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

October 2019

47.2° October 2019
$ billion
51.1° September 2019 (r)
$ billion

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $47.2 billion in October from $51.1 billion in September (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.


Current Release
December 05, 2019


Quarterly Financial Report - Retail Trade

3rd Qtr 2019

-2.8 3rd Qtr 2019
$ billion
+1.2 2nd Qtr 2019 (r)
$ billion

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $25.7 billion for the third quarter 2019 (the 3 months ending October 31, 2019), down $2.8 (+/- 0.2) billion from second quarter 2019 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2019).


Current Release
December 03, 2019


Quarterly Financial Report - Manufacturing, Mining, Wholesale Trade, and Selected Service Industries

3rd Qtr 2019

+5.1 3rd Qtr 2019
$ billion
-15.2 2nd Qtr 2019 (r)
$ billion

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $149.1 billion for the third quarter of 2019, up $5.1 (+/- 0.8) billion from second quarter of 2019.


Current Release
December 03, 2019


Construction Spending

October 2019

-0.8* October 2019
% change
-0.3* September 2019 (r)
% change

Total construction activity for October 2019 ($1,291.1 billion) was 0.8 percent (+/-1.0 percent)* below the revised September 2019 ($1,301.8 billion).


Current Release
December 02, 2019


Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

October 2019

+0.6° October 2019
% change
-1.4° September 2019 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured durable goods in October increased $1.5 billion or 0.6 percent to $248.7 billion.


Current Release
November 27, 2019


New Residential Sales

October 2019

-0.7* October 2019
% change
+4.5* September 2019 (r)
% change

Sales of new single-family houses in October 2019 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000. This is 0.7 percent (+/- 20.4%)* below the revised September 2019 estimate of 738,000.


Current Release
November 26, 2019


Advance Monthly Wholesale Inventories

October 2019

+0.2* October 2019
% change in Inventories
-0.7 September 2019 (r)
% change in Inventories

October end-of-month inventories were $676.1 billion, up 0.2 (+/- 0.4 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
November 26, 2019


Advance U.S. International Trade in Goods

October 2019

66.5° October 2019
$ billion
70.5° September 2019
$ billion

The advance international trade deficit in goods decreased to $66.5 billion in October from $70.5 billion in September as imports decreased more than exports.


Current Release
November 26, 2019


Advance Monthly Retail Inventories

October 2019

+0.3 October 2019
% change in Inventories
+0.2* September 2019 (r)
% change in Inventories

October 2019 end-of-month inventories were $668.7 billion, up 0.3 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.


Current Release
November 26, 2019


Quarterly Services Survey

3rd Qtr 2019

+1.4 3rd Qtr 2019
% change
+1.3 2nd Qtr 2019 (r)
% change

Advance ReportThe estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the third quarter of 2019, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $4,106.3 billion, an increase of 1.4 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from the second quarter of 2019 and up 4.9 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the third quarter of 2018.


Current Release
November 19, 2019


New Residential Construction

October 2019

+3.8* October 2019
% change
-7.9* September 2019 (r)
% change

Privately-owned housing starts in October 2019 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,314,000. This is 3.8 percent (+/- 8.7%)* above the revised September 2019 estimate of 1,266,000.


Current Release
November 19, 2019


Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

September 2019

0.0* September 2019
% change in Inventories
-0.1* August 2019 (r)
% change in Inventories

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for September 2019 were $2,041.5 billion, virtually unchanged (+/- 0.1 percent)* from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,459.4 billion, down 0.2 percent (+/-0.2 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
November 15, 2019


Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services

October 2019

0.3* October 2019
% change
-0.3 September 2019 (r)
% change

U.S. retail and food services sales for October 2019 were $526.5 billion, an increase of 0.3 percent (+/-0.4%)* from the previous month.


Current Release
November 25, 2019


Rental Vacancy Rate

3rd Qtr 2019

+6.8* 3rd Qtr 2019
percent
+7.1 3rd Qtr 2018
percent

The rental vacancy rate in the third quarter 2019, 6.8 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2018. The rental vacancy rates in each region were not statistically different from the third quarter 2018 rates.


Current Release
October 29, 2019


Homeownership Rate

3rd Qtr 2019

+64.8* 3rd Qtr 2019
percent
+64.4 3rd Qtr 2018
percent

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2019, 64.8 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2018. The homeownership rates in the South was higher than the rate in the third quarter 2018, while rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different from the third quarter 2018 rates.


Current Release
October 29, 2019


Business Formation Statistics

3rd Qtr 2019

-0.5° 3rd Qtr 2019
% change
+0.7° 2nd Qtr 2019 (r)
% change

Total U.S. Business Applications were 860,125 in the third quarter of 2019, down 0.5% from second quarter 2019.


Current Release
October 16, 2019