Key Economic Indicators


Current Release
July 31, 2018

June 2018: 0.4 % change

Personal income increased $71.7 billion (0.4 percent) in June according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $65.3 billion (0.4 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $57.1 billion (0.4 percent).

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Current Release
August 09, 2018

June 2018: +0.1* % change in Inventories
May 2018 (r): +0.3 % change in Inventories

June 2018 sales of merchant wholesalers were $506.7 billion, down 0.1 percent (+/- 0.4 percent)* from last month. End-of-month inventories were $632.4 billion, up 0.1 percent (+/- 0.2 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
August 03, 2018

June 2018: 46.3° $ billion
May 2018 (r): 43.2° $ billion

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $46.3 billion in June from $43.2 billion in May (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.


Current Release
August 02, 2018

June 2018: +0.7° % change
May 2018 (r): +0.4° % change

New orders for manufactured goods in June increased $3.3 billion or 0.7 percent to $501.7 billion.


Current Release
August 01, 2018

June 2018: -1.1 % change
May 2018 (r): +1.3* % change

Total construction activity for June 2018 ($1,317.2 billion) was 1.1 percent (+/-1.0 percent) below the revised May 2018 ($1,332.2 billion).


Current Release
July 26, 2018

2nd Qtr 2018: +6.8 percent
2nd Qtr 2017: +7.3 percent

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2018, 6.8 percent, was lower than the rate in the second quarter 2017 (7.3 percent). The rental vacancy rates in the South and West were lower than in the second quarter 2017, while rates in the Northeast and Midwest were not statistically different from the second quarter 2017 rates.



Current Release
July 26, 2018

2nd Qtr 2018: +64.3* percent
2nd Qtr 2017: +63.7 percent

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2018, 64.3 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in second quarter 2017 (63.7 percent). The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the rates in the second quarter 2017.



Current Release
July 26, 2018

June 2018: 0.0* % change in Inventories
May 2018 (r): +0.4 % change in Inventories

June end-of-month inventories were $632.5 billion, virtually unchanged (+/- 0.2 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
July 26, 2018

June 2018: 68.3° $ billion
May 2018: 64.8° $ billion

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $68.3 billion in June from $64.8 billion in May as exports decreased and imports increased.


Current Release
July 26, 2018

June 2018: +1.0° % change
May 2018 (r): -0.3° % change

New orders for manufactured durable goods in June increased $2.5 billion or 1.0 percent to $251.9 billion.


Current Release
July 26, 2018

June 2018: 0.0* % change in Inventories
May 2018 (r): +0.4 % change in Inventories

June 2018 end-of-month inventories were $635.5 billion, virtually unchanged (+/- 0.1%)* from last month.


Current Release
July 25, 2018

June 2018: -5.3* % change
May 2018 (r): +3.9* % change

Sales of new single-family houses in June 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 631,000. This is 5.3 percent (+/- 17.1%)* below the revised May 2018 estimate of 666,000.


Current Release
July 18, 2018

June 2018: -12.3 % change
May 2018 (r): +4.8* % change

Privately-owned housing starts in June 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,173,000. This is 12.3 percent (+/- 8.3%) below the revised May 2018 estimate of 1,337,000.


Current Release
July 16, 2018

May 2018: +0.4 % change in Inventories
April 2018 (r): +0.3 % change in Inventories

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for May 2018 were $1,936.9 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,449.7 billion, up 1.4 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
July 16, 2018

June 2018: +0.5 % change
May 2018 (r): +1.3 % change

U.S. retail and food services sales for June 2018 were $506.8 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent (+/-0.4%) from the previous month.


Current Release
June 07, 2018

1st Qtr 2018: -1.2 % change
4th Qtr 2017: +2.4 % change

The estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the first quarter of 2018, not adjusted for seasonal variation or price changes, was $3,746.4 billion, a decrease of 1.2 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the fourth quarter of 2017 and up 5.2 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the first quarter of 2017. The fourth quarter of 2017 to first quarter of 2018 percentage change was revised from the advance estimate of -1.1 percent (+/- 0.4 percent).


Current Release
June 05, 2018

1st Qtr 2018: +36.4 $ billion
4th Qtr 2017 (r): -30.3 $ billion

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $154.0 billion for the first quarter of 2018, up $36.4 (+/- 0.3) billion from fourth quarter of 2017.


Current Release
June 05, 2018

1st Qtr 2018: -1.1 $ billion
4th Qtr 2017 (r): +9.2 $ billion

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $28.2 billion for the first quarter 2018 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2018), down $1.1 (+/- 0.1) billion from fourth quarter 2017 (the 3 months ending January 31, 2018).

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