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Currency 96.15 95.61 164.72 71.32
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The US Dollar Index, which tracks a basket of currencies, was valued at 96.15 points on Friday August 28, according to the New York Board of Trade.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.18 2.18 15.82 1.40
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United States Government Bond 10Y was quoted at 2.18 on Friday August 28.
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Stock Market 16643.01 16654.77 18312.39 41.20
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Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased to 16643.01 Index points on Friday August 28 from 16654.77 Index points in the previous trading day.
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GDP Growth Rate 3.70 0.60 16.90 -10.00
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded an annualized 3.70 percent in the second quarter of 2015 over the previous quarter, much higher than an advance estimate of 2.3 percent, according to the second estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Higher business spending and a quicker build up of inventories by businesses helped improve the pace of expansion.
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Gdp From Manufacturing 2116.60 2116.90 2116.90 1679.40
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Gdp From Manufacturing in the United States decreased to 2116.60 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 2116.90 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.70 2.90 13.40 -4.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded 2.70 percent in the second quarter of 2015 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gdp From Mining 332.50 435.10 476.10 197.60
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Gdp From Mining in the United States decreased to 332.50 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 435.10 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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GDP Constant Prices 16324.30 16177.30 16324.30 2084.60
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GDP Constant Prices in the United States increased to 16324.30 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 16177.30 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015.
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Gdp From Public Administration 2270.60 2257.40 2270.60 1705.00
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Gdp From Public Administration in the United States increased to 2270.60 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 2257.40 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2728.60 2701.40 2728.60 1215.60
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the United States increased to 2728.60 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 2701.40 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015.
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Gdp From Services 12096.60 12012.70 12096.60 8469.60
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Gdp From Services in the United States increased to 12096.60 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 12012.70 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Gdp From Agriculture 190.70 209.00 235.10 123.30
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Gdp From Agriculture in the United States decreased to 190.70 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 209 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Gdp From Transport 515.40 518.20 518.20 357.50
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Gdp From Transport in the United States decreased to 515.40 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 518.20 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Gdp From Construction 686.20 672.70 721.60 528.70
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Gdp From Construction in the United States increased to 686.20 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 672.70 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Gdp From Utilities 296.60 294.10 296.60 193.00
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Gdp From Utilities in the United States increased to 296.60 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 from 294.10 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.30 10.80 2.50
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Unemployment Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 5.30 percent in July from 5.30 percent in June of 2015.
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Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.00 0.60 -0.20
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Average Hourly Earnings in the United States increased 0.20 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Non Farm Payrolls 215.00 223.00 1114.00 -1966.00
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Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 215 thousand in July of 2015.
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Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.70
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Average Weekly Hours in the United States increased to 34.60 Hours in July from 34.50 Hours in June of 2015.
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Government Payrolls 5.00 4.00 427.00 -260.00
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Government Payrolls in the United States increased by 5 thousand in July of 2015.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 62.60 62.60 67.30 58.10
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Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 62.60 percent in July from 62.60 percent in June of 2015.
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private 210.00 227.00 1089.00 -819.00
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private in the United States increased by 210 thousand in July of 2015.
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Challenger Job Cuts 105696.00 44842.00 248475.00 15100.00
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Challenger Job Cuts in the United States increased to 105696 Persons in July from 44842 Persons in June of 2015.
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Manufacturing Payrolls 15.00 2.00 572.00 -519.00
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Manufacturing Payrolls in the United States increased by 15 thousand in July of 2015.
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Wages 10.50 10.49 10.55 9.88
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Wages in the United States increased to 10.50 USD/Hour in July from 10.49 USD/Hour in June of 2015.
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Initial Jobless Claims 271.00 277.00 695.00 162.00
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Initial Jobless Claims in the United States decreased to 271 thousand in the week ending August 22 of 2015 from 277 thousand in the previous week.
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Wages in Manufacturing 19.93 19.84 19.93 1.27
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Wages in Manufacturing in the United States increased to 19.93 USD/Hour in July from 19.84 USD/Hour in June of 2015.
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Continuing Jobless Claims 2269.00 2254.00 6635.00 988.00
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Continuing Jobless Claims in the United States increased to 2269 thousand in the week ending August 15 of 2015 from 2256 thousand in the previous week.
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Labour Costs 107.26 107.13 107.26 17.12
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Labour Costs in the United States increased to 107.26 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 from 107.13 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015.
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ADP Employment Change 185.00 229.00 343.00 -826.00
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Private businesses in the United States hired 185 thousand workers in July of 2015 compared to 229 thousand in June of 2015.
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Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00
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Retirement Age Women in the United States remained unchanged at 66 in 2015 from 66 in 2014.
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Employed Persons 148840.00 148739.00 148840.00 57635.00
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The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 148840 Thousand in July of 2015 from 148739 Thousand in June of 2015.
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Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00
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Retirement Age Men in the United States remained unchanged at 66 in 2015 from 66 in 2014.
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Unemployed Persons 8266.00 8299.00 15352.00 1596.00
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The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 8266 Thousand in July of 2015 from 8299 Thousand in June of 2015.
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Employment Cost Index 0.20 0.70 1.60 0.20
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Wages and salaries in the United States increased 0.20 percent in the second quarter of 2015 compared to 0.70 percent growth in the first quarter of 2015. It is the smallest advance since records began in 1982.
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Job Vacancies 5250.00 5430.00 5851.00 2132.00
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Job Vacancies in the United States decreased to 5250 Thousand in June from 5430 Thousand in May of 2015.
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Job Offers 5249.00 5357.00 5357.00 2146.00
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Job Offers in the United States decreased to 5249 Thousands in June from 5357 Thousands in May of 2015. It is the lowest level in three months.
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Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.39 1.35 2.80 1.35
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Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 1.39 percent in July from 1.35 percent in June of 2015.
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Labor Market Conditions Index 1.10 1.40 28.40 -43.10
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Labor Market Conditions Index in the United States decreased to 1.10 in July from 1.40 in June of 2015.
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Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 12.10 19.50 7.80
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Youth Unemployment Rate in the United States decreased to 11.70 percent in July from 12.10 percent in June of 2015.
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Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25
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Minimum Wages in the United States remained unchanged at 7.25 USD/Hour in 2014 from 7.25 USD/Hour in 2013.
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Productivity 105.37 105.02 105.90 27.56
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Productivity in the United States increased to 105.37 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 from 105.02 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015.
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Wage Growth 4.24 4.27 13.77 -5.77
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Wages in the United States increased 4.24 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Inflation Rate 0.20 0.10 23.70 -15.80
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The inflation rate in the United States was recorded at 0.20 percent in July of 2015, up from 0.1 percent in June and in line with market expectations.
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Producer Prices Change -0.80 -0.70 19.57 -6.86
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Producer Prices in the United States decreased 0.80 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year. It is the sixth straight 12-month decrease in the index.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.30 1.80 -1.80
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The Consumer Price Index in the United States increased 0.10 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month, slowing from a 0.3 percent rise in June and lower than market expectations. Excluding food and energy, the CPI also rose 0.1 percent in July, mainly due to a 0.4 percent advance in the shelter index. In contrast, prices of airline fares fell sharply and declined for used cars and trucks, household furnishings and operations, and new vehicles.
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Export Prices 125.00 125.30 135.30 82.40
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Export Prices in the United States fell 0.2 percent in July, from downwardly revised 0.3 percent drop in June, as decreasing nonagricultural prices more than offset an upturn in agricultural prices. Year-on-year, the prices decreased by 6.1 percent.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 238.10 237.79 238.10 23.51
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Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 238.10 Index Points in July from 237.79 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Import Prices 125.50 126.60 147.50 75.00
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Import Prices in the United States decreased 0.9 percent last month, the largest fall since January, after being unchanged in June. Import prices have now declined in 11 of the last 13 months, as the cost of petroleum products and other goods fell.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.80 13.60 0.00
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Core Inflation Rate in the United States increased 1.80 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Food Inflation 1.60 1.80 36.70 -34.30
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Cost of food in the United States increased 1.60 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Core Consumer Prices 242.51 242.19 242.51 28.50
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Core Consumer Prices in the United States increased to 242.51 Index Points in July from 242.19 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Core Pce Price Index 109.49 109.41 109.49 17.60
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Core Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 109.49 Index Points in July from 109.41 Index Points in June of 2015.
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GDP Deflator 109.66 109.10 109.66 13.49
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GDP Deflator in the United States increased to 109.66 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 from 109.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015.
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Pce Price Index 109.76 109.66 109.76 17.12
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Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 109.76 Index Points in July from 109.66 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Producer Prices 110.50 110.30 111.40 100.20
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Producer Prices in the United States increased to 110.50 Index Points in July from 110.30 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Interest Rate 0.25 0.25 20.00 0.25
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The Federal Reserve left its target range for the fed funds rate at 0 to 0.25 percent on July 29th, 2015. “The labor market continued to improve, with solid job gains and declining unemployment,” and “The housing sector has shown additional improvement” the Federal Open Market Committee said in a statement. The Fed will tighten policy when it sees “some further improvement in the labor market,” and is “reasonably confident” inflation will move back to its 2 percent goal over the medium term.
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Loans to Private Sector 1897.45 1888.72 1897.45 13.64
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Loans to Private Sector in the United States increased to 1897.45 USD Billion in July from 1888.72 USD Billion in June of 2015.
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Money Supply M0 3961126.00 3919529.00 4075024.00 48362.00
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Money Supply M0 in the United States increased to 3961126 USD Million in July from 3919529 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Banks Balance Sheet 15427600.00 15410800.00 15427600.00 697581.70
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Banks Balance Sheet in the United States increased to 15427600 USD Million in the week ended August 12 from 15410800 USD Million in the previous week.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 4446736.00 4460579.00 4473864.00 672444.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in the United States decreased to 4446736 USD Million in August 26 from 4460579 USD Million in the previous week.
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Foreign Bond Investment 69849.00 53358.00 118012.00 -55007.00
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Foreign Bond Investment in the United States increased to 69849 USD Million in June from 53358 USD Million in May of 2015.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 119318.00 120333.00 153075.00 12128.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States decreased to 119318 USD Million in July from 120333 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Balance of Trade -43840.00 -40940.00 1946.00 -67823.00
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The United States recorded a trade deficit of 43840 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Foreign Direct Investment 33804.00 42670.00 46165.00 -9988.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States decreased to 33804 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015 from 42670 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Exports 188576.00 188712.00 197759.00 772.00
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Exports in the United States decreased to 188576 USD Million in June from 188712 USD Million in May of 2015.
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Capital Flows -110258.00 109622.00 272938.00 -191277.00
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The United States recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 110258 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Imports 232414.00 229652.00 240524.00 577.00
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Imports in the United States increased to 232414 USD Million in June from 229652 USD Million in May of 2015.
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Net Long Term Tic Flows 103106.00 92998.00 160371.00 -72882.00
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There was 103106 million of dollars worth of Treasury International Capital (TIC) flowing into the United States in June of 2015.
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Current Account -113337.00 -103138.00 9957.00 -216063.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 113337 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46
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Gold Reserves in the United States remained unchanged at 8133.46 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2015 from 8133.46 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.40 0.20 -6.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
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Crude Oil Production 9511.00 9701.00 10044.00 3983.00
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Crude Oil Production in the United States decreased to 9511 BBL/D/1K in May from 9701 BBL/D/1K in April of 2015.
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External Debt -6793958.00 -6915258.00 -1232107.00 -6915258.00
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External Debt in the United States increased to -6793958 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015 from -6915258 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 6212971.00 5809571.00 8381604.00 2095665.00
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Tourist Arrivals in the United States increased to 6212971 Persons in December from 5809571 Persons in November of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 100.18 98.97 168.28 91.82
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Terms of Trade in the United States increased to 100.18 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 from 98.97 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015.
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Government Budget -2.80 -4.10 4.60 -12.10
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The United States recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
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Credit Rating 96.89
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The Euro decreased to 1.10 US dollars in July from 1.11 in June of 2015.
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Government Debt to GDP 102.98 101.17 121.70 31.70
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The United States recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 102.98 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
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Fiscal Expenditure 374680.00 291157.00 374680.00 3842.00
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Fiscal Expenditure in the United States increased to 374680 USD Million in July from 291157 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Government Budget Value -149200.00 51800.00 189796.00 -231677.00
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The United States recorded a government budget deficit of 149200 USD Million in July of 2015.
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Government Debt 18151323.00 18151998.00 18155854.00 253400.00
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Government Debt in the United States decreased to 18151323 USD Million in July from 18151998 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Government Spending 2857.00 2838.50 3113.00 557.10
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Government Spending in the United States increased to 2857 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 2838.50 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015.
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Government Revenues 225493.00 342933.00 471801.00 33111.00
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Government Revenues in the United States decreased to 225493 USD Million in July from 342933 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Housing Index 0.20 0.50 1.42 -1.72
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House prices in the United States increased by a lower-than-expected 0.2 percent in June over the previous month.
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Construction Spending 0.10 1.80 5.90 -4.80
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Construction Spending in the United States increased 0.10 percent in June of 2015 over the previous month.
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Building Permits 1130.00 1337.00 2419.00 513.00
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Building Permits in the United States decreased 15.5 percent to 1130 Thousand in July from 1337 Thousand in June of 2015, revised data showed. Building permits had previously been reported as falling 16.3 percent to 1119 Thousand in July.
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Nahb Housing Market Index 61.00 60.00 78.00 8.00
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Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States increased to 61 in August from 60 in July of 2015, matching market expectations. it is the highest figure since November of 2005.
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Housing Starts 1206.00 1204.00 2494.00 478.00
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Housing Starts in the United States increased 0.2 percent to 1206 Thousand in July from an upwardly revised 1204 Thousand in June of 2015. It is the highest figure since October of 2007.
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Mortgage Rate 4.08 4.11 10.56 3.47
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Fixed 30-year mortgage rates in the United States averaged 4.08 percent in the week ending August 21 of 2015, down from 4.11 percent in the previous week and the lowest in twelve weeks.
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New Home Sales 507.00 481.00 1389.00 270.00
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New Home Sales in the United States increased to 507 Thousand in July from 481 Thousand in June of 2015.
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Mortgage Applications 0.20 3.60 49.10 -38.80
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Mortgage Application in the United States increased by 0.20 percent in the week ending August 21 of 2015 over the previous week. The index of refinancing applications fell 1 percent while loan requests for home purchases increased 1.7 percent.
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Pending Home Sales 7.40 8.20 30.00 -24.50
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Pending Home Sales in the United States increased 7.40 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year, following an 8.2 percent rise in June and the lowest gain so far this year. On a monthly basis, pending home sales went up 0.5 percent, rebounding from an upwardly revised 1.7 percent drop in June.
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Case Shiller Home Price Index 180.88 177.08 206.52 100.00
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The Case Shiller Home Price Index in the United States increased 5 percent year-on-year to 180.88 Index Points in June of 2015, higher than a 4.9 percent rise in May but slightly below market expectations. Denver, San Francisco, and Dallas recorded the highest increases, with prices rising 10.2 percent, 9.5 percent and 8.2 percent, respectively. On a monthly basis, house prices increased 1 percent.
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Existing Home Sales 5590.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00
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Existing Home Sales in the United States rose 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5590 Thousand in July from a downwardly revised 5480 Thousand in June of 2015. It is the highest figure since February of 2007, driven by sales in the South and West.
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Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.70 69.20 62.90
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Home Ownership Rate in the United States decreased to 63.40 percent in the second quarter of 2015 from 63.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015.
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Business Confidence 52.70 52.80 77.50 29.40
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The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) index of national factory activity fell to 52.7 from 53.5 the month before.
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Car Registrations 646.60 702.00 1149.00 331.50
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Car Registrations in the United States decreased to 646.60 Thousand in June from 702 Thousand in May of 2015.
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Manufacturing PMI 52.90 53.80 57.90 51.00
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The Flash Markit Manufacturing PMI in the US unexpectedly dropped to 52.9 in August from a final reading of 53.8 in July. It is the lowest figure since October of 2013 as output, new orders and employment all grew at a slower pace.
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Car Production 4.90 4.08 9.92 1.29
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Car Production in the United States increased to 4.90 Million in July from 4.08 Million in June of 2015.
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Services PMI 55.20 55.70 61.00 49.30
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The Flash Markit Services PMI in the United States decreased to a preliminary reading of 55.20 Index Points in August from a final of 55.70 Index Points in July of 2015, below market expectations. New business volume expanded at the slowest pace since January while cost inflation slowed to a five-month low.
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Chicago Pmi 54.70 49.40 78.80 21.40
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Chicago Pmi in the United States increased to 54.70 Index Points in July from 49.40 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Industrial Production 1.30 1.30 62.00 -33.70
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 1.30 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Competitiveness Index 5.54 5.48 5.79 5.42
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The United States scored 5.54 points out of 7 on the 2014-2015 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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Industrial Production Mom 0.60 0.10 16.60 -10.40
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 0.60 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Competitiveness Rank 3.00 5.00 7.00 1.00
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The United States is the 3 most competitive nation in the world out of 144 countries ranked in the 2014-2015 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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Manufacturing Production 1.50 1.80 67.90 -39.40
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Manufacturing Production in the United States increased 1.50 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Composite Pmi 55.00 55.70 61.00 53.50
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The Flash Composite PMI in the United States decreased to a preliminary reading of 55 Index Points in August from a final of 55.70 Index Points in July of 2015.
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Capacity Utilization 78.00 77.80 89.40 66.90
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Capacity Utilization in the United States increased to 78 percent in July from 77.80 percent in June of 2015.
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Corruption Index 74.00 73.00 78.00 71.00
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The United States scored 74 points out of 100 on the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.34 -0.07 2.66 -4.96
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index in the United States increased to 0.34 in July from a downwardly revised -0.07 in June of 2015, led by improvements in production-related indicators.
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Corruption Rank 17.00 19.00 24.00 14.00
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The United States is the 17 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
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Durable Goods Orders 2.00 3.40 23.80 -19.40
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New orders for US manufactured goods rose 2 percent in July from June of 2015, slowing from an upwardly revised 4.1 percent gain in the previous month but exceeding market expectations of a drop.
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Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.45 2.62 12.49 -15.22
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Stocks of crude oil in the United States decreased by 5.45 million barrels in the week ending August 21 of 2015.
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Non Manufacturing PMI 60.30 56.00 62.00 37.60
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Non Manufacturing PMI in the United States increased to 60.30 percent in July from 56 percent in June of 2015.
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Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -4.60 -7.00 47.00 -60.20
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Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States increased to -4.60 Index Points in July from -7 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Factory Orders 1.80 -1.10 10.50 -10.10
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Factory Orders in the United States increased 1.80 percent in June of 2015 over the previous month.
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Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 1.00 -2.40 26.50 -20.00
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Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense in the United States increased 1 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month, following an upwardly revised 4.2 percent gain in June.
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New Orders 478499.00 470478.00 565232.00 223500.00
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New Orders in the United States increased to 478499 USD Million in June from 470478 USD Million in May of 2015.
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Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.60 -0.10 2.80 -4.40
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Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation in the United States increased 0.6 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month, slowing from an upwardly revised 1 percent rise in June.
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Business Inventories 0.80 0.30 1.40 -2.10
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Business Inventories in the United States increased 0.80 percent in June of 2015 over the previous month, the largest gain since January 2013. Retail inventories excluding autos jumped 0.7 percent, the largest rise since November 2013 while the figure from the previous month were revised up to show a 0.3 percent increase instead of a 0.1 percent gain.
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Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 7.00 4.00
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Ease of Doing Business in the United States remained unchanged at 7 in 2014 from 7 in 2013.
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Changes in Inventories 110.00 95.00 117.20 -206.10
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The stocks of goods held by firms in the United States increased by 110 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015.
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Gasoline Stocks Change 1660.00 -2708.00 11456.00 -8419.00
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Stocks of gasoline in the United States increased by 1660 thousand barrels in the week ending August 21 of 2015.
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Wholesale Inventories 0.90 0.80 2.38 -2.07
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Wholesale Inventories in the United States increased 0.90 percent in June of 2015 over the previous month, The figure came better than market expectations as a rise in oil prices boosted the value of petroleum stocks and farm products inventories surged.
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Ism New York Index 68.80 63.10 88.80 23.40
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Ism New York Index in the United States increased to 68.80 percent in July from 63.10 percent in June of 2015.
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Bankruptcies 25046.00 26130.00 82446.00 19695.00
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Bankruptcies in the United States decreased to 25046 Companies in the second quarter of 2015 from 26130 Companies in the first quarter of 2015.
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Leading Economic Index 174.59 174.17 174.59 70.21
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Leading Economic Index in the United States increased to 174.59 Index Points in July from 174.17 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Corporate Profits 1513.90 1494.70 1673.10 14.40
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Corporate Profits in the United States increased to 1513.90 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 1494.70 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015.
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Mining Production -1.80 -1.50 13.80 -11.70
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Mining production in the United States decreased 1.80 percent in June of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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NFIB Business Optimism Index 95.40 94.10 107.70 80.10
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NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States increased to 95.40 Index Points in July from 94.10 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Natural Gas Stocks Change 69.00 53.00 147.00 -287.00
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Working gas held in storage facilities in the United States increased by 69 billion cubic feet in the week ending August 21 of 2015 .
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index -14.92 3.86 38.99 -34.82
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to -14.92 Index Points in August from 3.86 Index Points in July of 2015, well below market expectations. It is the lowest figure since April of 2009, mainly due to a fall in new orders and shipments.
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Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 0.00 13.00 27.00 -42.00
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Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to 0 Index Points in August from 13 Index Points in July of 2015. Shipments and order backlogs decreased, while new orders flattened this month. Manufacturing hiring softened; however, average wages continued to increase at a moderate pace. Prices of raw materials rose more slowly, while prices of finished goods grew slightly faster compared to last month.
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 8.30 5.70 58.90 -57.90
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States increased to 8.30 Index Points in August from 5.70 Index Points in July of 2015, as the employment index went up to 5.3 Index Points from -0.4 Index Points in the previous month. Also, the business conditions index and the CAPEX index rose to 43.1 Index Points and 18.4 Index Points, respectively, from 41.5 Index Points and from 7.7 Index Points in July. In contrast, the new orders index fell to 5.8 Index Points from 7.1 Index Points; and the prices paid index declined to 6.2 Index Points from 20.2 Index Points in July.
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Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35
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Small Business Sentiment in the United States increased to 51.67 in February from 49.03 in January of 2015.
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Total Vehicle Sales 17.55 17.00 21.77 9.05
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Total Vehicle Sales in the United States increased to 17.55 Millions in July from 17 Millions in June of 2015.
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Consumer Confidence 92.90 93.10 111.40 51.70
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The University of Michigan's final reading on the overall index of consumer sentiment came in at 91.9 in August, lower than a preliminary reading of 92.9 and a final 93.1 in July. It is the lowest figure in three months.
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Consumer Credit 20.74 21.40 115.00 -18.00
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Consumer Credit in the United States increased to 20.74 USD Billion in June from 16.52 USD Billion in May of 2015.
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Retail Sales MoM 0.60 -0.30 6.70 -3.60
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 0.60 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Bank Lending Rate 3.25 3.25 20.50 2.00
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Bank Lending Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 3.25 percent in July from 3.25 percent in June of 2015.
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Retail Sales YoY 2.40 1.40 11.20 -11.50
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 2.40 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Economic Optimism Index 46.90 48.10 62.90 35.80
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Economic Optimism Index in the United States decreased to 46.90 in August from 48.10 in July of 2015.
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Consumer Spending 11166.40 11081.20 11166.40 1320.40
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Consumer Spending in the United States increased to 11166.40 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 11081.20 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015.
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Redbook Index 1.70 1.60 7.60 -5.80
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Redbook Index in the United States increased by 1.70 percent in the week ending August 22 of 2015 over the same week in the previous year.
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Disposable Personal Income 13407.80 13352.50 13429.30 351.90
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Disposable Personal Income in the United States increased to 13407.80 USD Billion in July from 13352.50 USD Billion in June of 2015.
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Chain Store Sales 594.10 601.50 601.50 245.40
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Chain Store Sales in the United States decreased to 594.10 Index Points in August from 601.50 Index Points in July of 2015.
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Personal Spending 0.30 0.20 2.80 -2.00
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Personal Spending in the United States increased 0.30 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Gasoline Prices 0.72 0.74 0.99 0.32
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Gasoline Prices in the United States decreased to 0.72 USD/Liter in July from 0.74 USD/Liter in June of 2015.
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Personal Income 0.40 0.40 3.80 -5.10
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Personal Income in the United States increased 0.40 percent for the fourth straight month in July from June of 2015.
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Private Sector Credit 8321.52 8261.35 8321.52 39.04
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Private Sector Credit in the United States increased 8321.52 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Personal Savings 4.90 4.80 17.00 1.90
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Personal Savings in the United States increased to 4.90 percent in July from 4.80 percent in June of 2015.
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Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.40 -0.10 2.20 -5.00
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Retail Sales Ex Autos in the United States increased to 0.40 percent in July from -0.10 percent in June of 2015.
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Corporate Tax Rate 39.00 39.10 39.30 39.00
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The Corporate Tax Rate in the United States stands at 39 percent.
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Social Security Rate 21.30 21.30 21.55 16.75
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The Social Security Rate in the United States stands at 21.30 percent.
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Personal Income Tax Rate 39.60 39.60 39.60 35.00
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in the United States stands at 39.60 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Companies 13.65 13.65 13.90 10.10
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The Social Security Rate For Companies in the United States stands at 13.65 percent.
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Sales Tax Rate 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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The Sales Tax Rate in the United States stands at 0 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Employees 7.65 7.65 7.65 5.65
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The Social Security Rate For Employees in the United States stands at 7.65 percent.

Current trends in economic indicators affecting the United States. 8/30/2015