Key Economic Indicators

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:30:00 EDT

Personal income increased $71.6 billion (0.4 percent) in July according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $60.1 billion (0.4 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $42.0 billion (0.3 percent).

July 2016: 0.4 % change
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:30:00 EDT

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.1 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 0.8 percent.

2nd quarter 2016: 1.1 % change
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

July end-of-month inventories were $590.2 billion, virtually unchanged (+/- 0.2%)* from last month.

July 2016: 0.0* % change in Inventories
June 2016 (r): +0.2* % change in Inventories

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

The advance international trade deficit in goods decreased to $59.3 billion in July from $64.5 billion in June as exports increased and imports decreased.

July 2016: 59.3° $ billion
June 2016: 64.5° $ billion

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

July 2016 end-of-month inventories were $600.6 billion, a decrease of 0.4 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

July 2016: -0.4 % change in Inventories
June 2016 (r): +0.3 % change in Inventories

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $9.7 billion or 4.4 percent to $228.9 billion.

July 2016: +4.4° % change
June 2016 (r): -4.2° % change

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400

Sales of new single-family houses in July 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000. This is 12.4 percent (+/- 12.7%)* above the revised June 2016 estimate of 582,000.

July 2016: +12.4* % change
June 2016 (r): +1.7* % change

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

Privately-owned housing starts in July 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,211,000. This is 2.1 percent (+/- 8.8%)* above the revised June 2016 estimate of 1,186,000.

July 2016: +2.1* % change
June 2016 (r): +5.1* % change

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for June 2016 were $1,813.7 billion, up 0.2 percent (+/- 0.1%) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,307.8 billion, up 1.2 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

June 2016: +0.2 % change in Inventories
May 2016 (r): +0.2 % change in Inventories

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

U.S. retail and food services sales for July were $457.7 billion, virtually unchanged (+/-0.5%)* from the previous month.

July 2016: 0.0* % change
June 2016 (r): +0.8 % change

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400

June 2016 sales of merchant wholesalers were $444.6 billion, up 1.9 percent (+/- 0.5%) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $590.9 billion, up 0.3 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

June 2016: +0.3 % change in Inventories
May 2016 (r): +0.2* % change in Inventories

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:30:00 -0400

The Nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $44.5 billion in June from $41.0 billion in May (revised), as imports increased more than exports.

June 2016: 44.5° $ billion
May 2016 (r): 41.0° $ billion

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400

New orders for manufactured goods in June decreased $6.9 billion or 1.5 percent to $447.4 billion.

June 2016: -1.5° % change
May 2016 (r): -1.2° % change

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400

Total construction activity for June 2016 ($1,133.5 billion) was 0.6 percent (+/-1.3%)* below the revised May 2016 ($1,140.9 billion).

June 2016: -0.6* % change
May 2016 (r): -0.1* % change

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:00 -0400

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2016 was 6.7 percent, down 0.1 (+/- 0.4)* percentage point from the second quarter 2015 rate of 6.8 percent. The rental vacancy rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South and West were not statistically different from the rates in the second quarter 2015.

2nd Qtr 2016: +6.7* percent
2nd Qtr 2015: +6.8* percent

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:00 -0400

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2016 was 62.9 percent, down 0.5 (+/- 0.4) percentage points from the second quarter 2015 rate of 63.4 percent. The homeownership rate in the Northeast was lower than a year ago, while the rates in the Midwest, South and West were not statistically different from the rates in the second quarter 2015.

2nd Qtr 2016: +62.9 percent
2nd Qtr 2015: +63.4 percent

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0400

The estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the first calendar quarter of 2016, not adjusted for seasonal variation or for price changes, was $3,345.5 billion, a decrease of 1.2 percent (+/- 0.4%) from the fourth quarter of 2015 and up 3.6 percent (+/- 0.6%) from the first quarter of 2015. The third quarter of 2015 to fourth quarter of 2014 percent changes was revised from 1.5 percent (+/- 0.2%) to 1.6 percent (+/- 0.2%)

1st Qtr 2016: -1.2 % change
4th Qtr 2015 (r): +1.6 % change

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0400

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $122.3 billion for the first quarter of 2016, up $3.3 (+/- 0.4) billion from fourth quarter of 2015.

1st Qtr 2016: +3.3 $ billion
4th Qtr 2015 (r): -21.4 $ billion

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0400

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $20.6 billion for the first quarter 2016 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2016), down $3.0 (+/- 0.0) billion from fourth quarter 2015 (the 3 months ending January 31, 2016).

1st Qtr 2016: -3.0 $ billion
4th Qtr 2015 (r): +3.6 $ billion

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