Key Economic Indicators

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:30:00 EST

Personal income increased $98.6 billion (0.6 percent) in October according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $86.5 billion (0.6 per cent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $38.1 billion (0.3 percent).

October 2016: 0.6 % change
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:30:00 EST

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2016, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.4 percent.

3rd quarter 2016: 3.2 % change
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

October 2016 sales of merchant wholesalers were $452.2 billion, up 1.4 percent (+/- 0.7%) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $587.7 billion, down 0.4 percent (+/- 0.4%)* from last month.

October 2016: -0.4* % change in Inventories
September 2016 (r): +0.1* % change in Inventories

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

The estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the third calendar quarter of 2016, not adjusted for seasonal variation or for price changes, was $3,512.5 billion, an increase of 1.6 percent (+/- 0.2%) from the second quarter of 2016 and up 5.3 percent (+/- 0.6%) from the third quarter of 2015. The first quarter of 2016 to second quarter of 2016 percentage change was not revised from 3.4 percent (+/- 0.4%).

3rd Qtr 2016: +1.6 % change
2nd Qtr 2016: +3.4 % change

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

New orders for manufactured goods in October increased $12.5 billion or 2.7 percent to $469.4 billion.

October 2016: +2.7° % change
September 2016 (r): +0.6° % change

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:00 -0500

The Nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $42.6 billion in October from $36.2 billion in September (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

October 2016: 42.6° $ billion
September 2016 (r): 36.2° $ billion

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $23.9 billion for the third quarter 2016 (the 3 months ending October 31, 2016), up $0.6 (+/- 0.1) billion from second quarter 2016 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2016).

3rd Qtr 2016: +0.6 $ billion
2nd Qtr 2016 (r): +3.1 $ billion

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $138.3 billion for the third quarter of 2016, up $8.3 (+/- 0.3) billion from second quarter of 2016.

3rd Qtr 2016: +8.3 $ billion
2nd Qtr 2016 (r): +7.4 $ billion

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:41:47 -0500

Total construction activity for October 2016 ($1,172.6 billion) was 0.5 percent (+/-1.5%)* above the revised September 2016 ($1,166.5 billion).

October 2016: +0.5* % change
September 2016 (r): -0.0* % change

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

October end-of-month inventories were $586.9 billion, down 0.4 percent (+/- 0.4 percent)* from last month.

October 2016: -0.4* % change in Inventories
September 2016 (r): -0.1* % change in Inventories

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

October 2016 end-of-month inventories were $603.3 billion, a decrease of 0.4 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

October 2016: -0.4 % change in Inventories
September 2016 (r): 0.0* % change in Inventories

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $62.0 billion in October from $56.5 billion in September as exports decreased and imports increased.

October 2016: 62.0° $ billion
September 2016: 56.5° $ billion

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0500

Sales of new single-family houses in October 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 563,000. This is 1.9 percent (+/- 13.1%)* below the revised September 2016 estimate of 574,000.

October 2016: -1.9* % change
September 2016 (r): +1.2* % change

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

New orders for manufactured durable goods in October increased $11.0 billion or 4.8 percent to $239.4 billion.

October 2016: +4.8° % change
September 2016 (r): +0.4° % change

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

Privately-owned housing starts in October 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,323,000. This is 25.5 percent (+/- 12.6%) above the revised September 2016 estimate of 1,054,000.

October 2016: +25.5 % change
September 2016 (r): -9.5 % change

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0500

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for September 2016 were $1,818.7 billion, up 0.1 percent (+/- 0.1%)* from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,314.6 billion, up 0.7 percent (+/-0.2 %) from last month.

September 2016: +0.1* % change in Inventories
August 2016 (r): +0.2 % change in Inventories

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:30:00 -0500

U.S. retail and food services sales for October were $465.9 billion, a increase of 0.8 percent (+/-0.5%) from the previous month.

October 2016: +0.8 % change
September 2016 (r): +1.0 % change

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:19:29 -0400

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2016, 63.5 percent, was not statistically different from the third quarter 2015 rate of 63.7 percent. The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South and West were not statistically different from the rates in the third quarter 2015.

3rd Qtr 2016: +63.5* percent
3rd Qtr 2015: +63.7 percent

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:19:26 -0400

The rental vacancy rate in the third quarter 2016 was 6.8 percent, down 0.5 (+/- 0.4) percentage points from the third quarter 2015 rate of 7.3 percent. The rental vacancy rate in the West was lower than the rate in the third quarter 2015, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest and South were not statistically different from the rates in the third quarter 2015.

3rd Qtr 2016: +6.8 percent
3rd Qtr 2015: +7.3 percent

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