Key Economic Indicators

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Personal income decreased $3.5 billion (less than -0.1 percent) in June according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $4.2 billion (less than -0.1 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $8.1 billion (0.1 percent).

June 2017: 0.0 % change
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017 (table 1), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 1.2 percent (revised).

2nd quarter 2017: 2.6 % change
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Advance Report:

The estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the second quarter of 2017, not adjusted for seasonal variation or price changes, was $3,685.1 billion, an increase of 3.2 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the first quarter of 2017 and up 6.2 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the second quarter of 2016. The fourth quarter of 2016 to first quarter of 2017 percentage change was not revised from the preliminary estimate of -1.3 percent (+/- 0.6 percent).

2nd Qtr 2017: +3.2 % change
1st Qtr 2017: -1.3 % change

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:30:00 -0400

Privately-owned housing starts in July 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,155,000. This is 4.8 percent (+/- 10.2%)* below the revised June 2017 estimate of 1,213,000.

July 2017: -4.8* % change
June 2017 (r): +7.4* % change

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for June 2017 were $1,869.3 billion, up 0.5 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,356.8 billion, up 0.3 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.

June 2017: +0.5 % change in Inventories
May 2017 (r): +0.3 % change in Inventories

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:30:00 -0400

U.S. retail and food services sales for July were $478.9 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent (+/-0.5%) from the previous month.

July 2017: +0.6 % change
June 2017 (r): +0.3 % change

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400

June 2017 sales of merchant wholesalers were $465.8 billion, up 0.7 percent (+/- 0.5 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $599.4 billion, up 0.7 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.

June 2017: +0.7 % change in Inventories
May 2017 (r): +0.6 % change in Inventories

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:30:00 -0400

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $43.6 billion in June from $46.4 billion in May (revised), as exports increased and imports decreased.

June 2017: 43.6° $ billion
May 2017 (r): 46.4° $ billion

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400

New orders for manufactured goods in June increased $14.0 billion or 3.0 percent to $481.1 billion.

June 2017: +3.0° % change
May 2017 (r): -0.3° % change

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Total construction activity for June 2017 ($1,205.8 billion) was 1.3 percent (+/-1.5 percent)* below the revised May 2017 ($1,221.6 billion).

June 2017: -1.3* % change
May 2017 (r): +0.3* % change

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:00:00 -0400

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2017, 63.7 percent, was 0.8 percentage points higher than the rate in the second quarter 2016 (62.9 percent). The homeownership rates in the Northeast and West were higher than the second quarter 2016 rates, while the rates in the Midwest and South were not statistically different from the rates in the second quarter 2016.

2nd Qtr 2017: +63.7 percent
2nd Qtr 2016: +62.9 percent

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:00:00 -0400

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2017, 7.3 percent, was 0.6 percentage points higher than the rate in the second quarter 2016 (6.7 percent). The rental vacancy rate in the West was higher than the second quarter 2016 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest and South were not statistically different from the second quarter 2016 rates.

2nd Qtr 2017: +7.3 percent
2nd Qtr 2016: +6.7 percent

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0400

New orders for manufactured durable goods in June increased $14.9 billion or 6.5 percent to $245.6 billion.

June 2017: +6.5° % change
May 2017 (r): -0.1° % change

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0400

June 2017 end-of-month inventories were $621.1 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

June 2017: +0.6 % change in Inventories
May 2017 (r): +0.6 % change in Inventories

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0400

June end-of-month inventories were $597.5 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.

June 2017: +0.6 % change in Inventories
May 2017 (r): +0.4* % change in Inventories

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0400

The advance international trade deficit in goods decreased to $63.9 billion in June from $66.3 billion in May as exports increased and imports decreased.

June 2017: 63.9° $ billion
May 2017: 66.3° $ billion

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Sales of new single-family houses in June 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000. This is 0.8 percent (+/- 12.1%)* above the revised May 2017 estimate of 605,000.

June 2017: +0.8* % change
May 2017 (r): +4.9* % change

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $146.5 billion for the first quarter of 2017, up $3.5 (+/- 0.8) billion from fourth quarter of 2016.

1st Qtr 2017: +3.5 $ billion
4th Qtr 2016 (r): -7.3 $ billion

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $21.7 billion for the first quarter 2017 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2017), down $6.6 (+/- 0.1) billion from fourth quarter 2016 (the 3 months ending January 31, 2017).

1st Qtr 2017: -6.6 $ billion
4th Qtr 2016 (r): +5.3 $ billion

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