United States | Economic Report

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Currency 82.16 81.46 164.72 71.58
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The United States Dollar increased to 82.16 in August from 81.46 in July of 2014.
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Stock Market 17098.45 16563.30 17138.20 41.20
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The United States Stock Market (Dow Jones) increased to 17098.45 Index points in August from 16563.30 Index points in July of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.34 2.55 15.82 1.40
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The United States Government Bond 10Y decreased to 2.34 percent in August from 2.55 percent in July of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 4.20 -2.10 16.90 -10.00
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded by a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 15994.30 15831.70 15994.30 2082.50
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GDP Constant Prices in the United States increased to 15994.30 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 15831.70 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.50 1.90 13.40 -4.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded 2.50 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2586.30 2536.10 2700.70 1215.60
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the United States increased to 2586.30 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 2536.10 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 6.20 6.10 10.80 2.50
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Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 6.20 percent in July of 2014 from 6.10 percent in June of 2014.
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Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 13.30 19.60 7.80
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Youth Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 13.60 percent in July of 2014 from 13.30 percent in June of 2014.
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Non Farm Payrolls 209.00 298.00 1114.00 -1966.00
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Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 209 Thousand in July of 2014, down from 298 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Productivity 106.01 105.36 106.57 27.55
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Productivity in the United States increased to 106.01 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 105.36 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.
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Government Payrolls 11.00 28.00 422.00 -260.00
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Government Payrolls in the United States decreased to 11 Thousand in July of 2014 from 28 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Average Hourly Earnings 0.04 0.25 0.60 -0.15
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Average Hourly Earnings in the United States increased 0.04 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Nonfarm Payrolls - Private 198.00 270.00 1089.00 -821.00
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Nonfarm Payrolls - Private in the United States decreased to 198 Thousand in July of 2014 from 270 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.80
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Average Weekly Hours in the United States remained unchanged at 34.50 Hours in July of 2014 from 34.50 Hours in June of 2014.
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Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 23.00 572.00 -519.00
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Manufacturing Payrolls in the United States increased to 28 Thousand in July of 2014 from 23 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.80 67.30 58.10
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Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States increased to 62.90 percent in July of 2014 from 62.80 percent in June of 2014.
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Initial Jobless Claims 298.00 303.00 695.00 162.00
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In the week ending August 23, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 298,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week's revised level.
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Challenger Job Cuts 46887.00 31434.00 248475.00 15100.00
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Challenger Job Cuts in the United States increased to 46887 Persons in July of 2014 from 31434 Persons in June of 2014.
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Continuing Jobless Claims 2527.00 2519.00 6635.00 988.00
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Continuing jobless claims increased to a seasonally adjusted 2,527 thousand in the week ended August 16th, 2014.
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Wages 10.29 10.29 10.41 9.88
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Wages in the United States remained unchanged at 10.29 USD in June of 2014 from 10.29 USD in May of 2014.
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Adp Employment Change 218.00 281.00 336.70 -842.00
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U.S. companies hired 218,000 workers in July, below analysts expectations and the level set in June. Private job gains in June were 281,000, the strongest reading since November 2012.
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Wages in Manufacturing 19.60 19.50 19.60 1.27
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Wages in Manufacturing in the United States increased to 19.60 USD in July of 2014 from 19.50 USD in June of 2014.
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Employed Persons 146352.00 146221.00 146595.00 57635.00
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The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 146352 Thousand in July of 2014 from 146221 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Labour Costs 105.33 105.17 105.33 17.12
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Labour Costs in the United States increased to 105.33 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 105.17 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.
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Unemployed Persons 9671.00 9474.00 15382.00 1596.00
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The number of unemployed persons in The United States increased to 9671 Thousand in July of 2014 from 9474 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.83
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Retirement Age Women in the United States remained unchanged at 66 in 2013 from 66 in 2012.
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Job Vacancies 4712.00 4630.00 5771.00 2134.00
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Job Vacancies in the United States increased to 4712 Thousand in June of 2014 from 4630 Thousand in May of 2014.
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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 2013 from 66 in 2012.
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Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.02 1.98 2.80 1.98
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Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 2.02 percent in July of 2014 from 1.98 percent in June of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 2.00 2.10 23.70 -15.80
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The inflation rate in the United States was recorded at 2 percent in July of 2014.
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Producer Prices 111.30 111.20 111.30 100.20
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Producer Prices in the United States increased to 111.30 Index Points in July of 2014 from 111.20 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.26 1.81 -1.77
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The Consumer Price Index in the United States increased 0.10 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices Change 1.70 1.90 19.57 -6.86
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Producer Prices in the United States increased 1.70 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) 237.90 237.69 237.90 23.51
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the United States increased to 237.90 Index Points in July of 2014 from 237.69 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Export Prices 133.10 133.10 135.30 82.40
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Export Prices in the United States remained unchanged at 133.10 Index Points in July of 2014 from 133.10 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.93 13.59 0.00
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Core Inflation Rate in the United States increased 1.90 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 140.00 140.30 147.50 75.00
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Import Prices in the United States decreased to 140 Index Points in July of 2014 from 140.30 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 238.31 238.08 238.31 28.50
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Core Consumer Prices in the United States increased to 238.31 Index Points in July of 2014 from 238.08 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Food Inflation 2.43 2.25 18.68 -0.47
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Food Inflation in the United States increased to 2.43 percent in July of 2014 from 2.25 percent in June of 2014.
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Gdp Deflator 108.23 107.65 108.23 13.49
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Gdp Deflator in the United States increased to 108.23 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 107.65 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.
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Interest Rate 0.25 0.25 20.00 0.25
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Federal Funds rate in the United States was last reported at 0.25 percent.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 145176.00 144581.00 153075.00 12128.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States increased to 145176 USD Million in June of 2014 from 144581 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 3989063.00 3948679.00 3989063.00 40425.00
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Money Supply M0 in the United States increased to 3989063 USD Million in July of 2014 from 3948679 USD Million in June of 2014.
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Loans to Private Sector 7666.05 7605.16 7666.05 39.04
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Loans to Private Sector in the United States increased to 7666.05 USD Billion in June of 2014 from 7605.16 USD Billion in May of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 4375964.00 4363781.00 4377166.00 672444.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in the United States increased to 4375964 USD Million in the week ended August 28th from 4373473 USD Million in the previous week.
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Balance of Trade -41538.00 -44392.00 1946.00 -67823.00
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The United States recorded a trade deficit of 41538 USD Million in June of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 97.51 98.10 167.10 91.05
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Terms of Trade in the United States decreased to 97.51 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 98.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.
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Exports 195863.00 195598.00 195863.00 772.00
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Exports in the United States increased to 195863 USD Million in June of 2014 from 195598 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Foreign Direct Investment -117086.00 75453.00 140759.00 -117086.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States decreased to -117086 USD Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 75453 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Imports 237401.00 240261.00 240541.00 577.00
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Imports in the United States decreased to 237401 USD Million in June of 2014 from 240261 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Capital Flows -153500.00 31100.00 272938.00 -167122.00
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Capital Flows in the United States decreased by 153500 USD Million in June of 2014 compared with 31100 USD Million increase in May of 2014.
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Current Account -111156.00 -87317.00 9957.00 -216063.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 111156 USD Million in the first quarter of 2014.
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Net Long-term Tic Flows -18700.00 18600.00 139697.00 -72882.00
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Net Long-term Tic Flows in the United States decreased by 18700 USD Million in June of 2014 from 18600 USD Million increase reported in May of 2014.
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Current Account to GDP -2.30 -2.70 0.20 -6.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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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 2014 from 8133.46 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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External Debt -4782773.00 -4577504.00 360347.00 -4782773.00
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External Debt in the United States decreased to -4782773 USD Million in 2014 from -4577504 USD Million in 2013.
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Crude Oil Production 8357.00 8378.00 10044.00 3983.00
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Crude Oil Production in the United States decreased to 8357 BBL/D/1K in May of 2014 from 8378 BBL/D/1K in April of 2014.
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Government Budget -4.10 -8.50 4.60 -12.10
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The United States recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Government Spending 2878.70 2868.50 3113.00 557.10
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Government Spending in the United States increased to 2878.70 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 2868.50 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Government Debt to GDP 101.53 100.10 121.70 31.70
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The United States recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 101.53 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Credit Rating 96.89
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Standard & Poors credit rating for the United States stands at AA+. Moodys rating for the United States sovereign debt is Aaa. Fitchs credit rating for the United States is AAA.
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Government Budget Value -94593.00 70519.00 189796.00 -231677.00
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The United States recorded a government budget deficit of 94593 USD Million in July of 2014.
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Housing Index 0.40 0.20 1.42 -1.72
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Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index in the United States increased 0.4 percent in June of 2014 over the previous month.
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Existing Home Sales 5150.00 5030.00 7250.00 1370.00
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Existing Home Sales in the United States increased to 5150 Thousand in July of 2014 from 5030 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Building Permits 1057.00 973.00 2419.00 513.00
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Building Permits in the United States increased to 1057 Thousand in July of 2014 from 973 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Construction Spending -1.82 0.80 5.87 -4.77
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Construction Spending in the United States decreased 1.82 percent in June of 2014 over the previous month.
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Housing Starts 1093.00 945.00 2494.00 478.00
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Housing Starts in the United States increased to 1093 Thousand in July of 2014 from 945 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Nahb Housing Market Index 55.00 53.00 78.00 8.00
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Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States increased to 55 Index Points in August of 2014 from 53 Index Points in July of 2014.
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New Home Sales 412.00 422.00 1389.00 270.00
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New Home Sales in the United States decreased to 412 Thousand in July of 2014 from 422 Thousand in June of 2014.
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Mortgage Rate 4.28 4.33 10.56 3.47
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Fixed 30-year mortgage rates in the United States averaged 4.28 percent in the week ended August 23rd, down from 4.29 percent in the previous week.
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Pending Home Sales -2.10 -7.30 30.00 -24.50
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Pending Home Sales in the United States decreased 2.10 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Mortgage Applications 2.80 -2.20 48.10 -38.80
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The MBA seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which includes both refinancing and home purchase demand, increased 2.8 percent in the week ended August 23rd.
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Business Confidence 57.10 55.30 77.50 29.40
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Business Confidence in the United States increased to 57.10 percent in July of 2014 from 55.30 percent in June of 2014.
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Business Inventories 0.40 0.50 1.40 -2.10
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Business Inventories in the United States increased 0.40 percent in June of 2014 over the previous month.
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Manufacturing PMI 58.00 55.80 58.00 51.00
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Manufacturing PMI in the United States increased to 58 in August of 2014 from 55.80 in July of 2014.
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Changes in Inventories 93.40 35.20 117.20 -206.10
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Changes in Inventories in the United States increased to 93.40 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 35.20 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Services PMI 58.50 60.80 61.00 49.30
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Services PMI in the United States decreased to 58.50 Index Points in August of 2014 from 60.80 Index Points in July of 2014.
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Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.30 2.38 -2.07
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Wholesale Inventories in the United States increased 0.30 percent in June of 2014 over the previous month.
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Industrial Production 5.00 4.32 62.00 -33.70
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 5 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Bankruptcies 30113.00 31671.00 82446.00 19695.00
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Bankruptcies in the United States decreased to 30113 Companies in the second quarter of 2014 from 31671 Companies in the first quarter of 2014.
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Industrial Production Mom 0.40 0.40 6.43 -4.21
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 0.40 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Corporate Profits 1942.10 2173.70 2173.70 30.10
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Corporate Profits in the United States decreased to 1942.10 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 2173.70 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Manufacturing Production 4.90 3.48 22.96 -17.85
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Manufacturing Production in the United States increased 4.90 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Nfib Business Optimism Index 95.70 95.00 107.70 80.10
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Nfib Business Optimism Index in the United States increased to 95.70 Index Points in July of 2014 from 95 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Capacity Utilization 79.20 79.08 89.39 66.81
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Capacity Utilization in the United States increased to 79.20 percent in July of 2014 from 79.08 percent in June of 2014.
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Ny Empire State Manufacturing Index 14.70 19.28 39.09 -33.73
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Ny Empire State Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to 14.70 Index Points in July of 2014 from 19.28 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.39 0.21 2.66 -4.96
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index in the United States increased to 0.39 in July of 2014 from 0.21 in June of 2014.
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 28.00 23.90 58.90 -57.90
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States increased to 28 Index Points in August of 2014 from 23.90 Index Points in July of 2014.
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Durable Goods Orders 22.60 2.70 22.60 -13.90
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Durable Goods Orders in the United States increased 22.60 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Total Vehicle Sales 16.48 16.90 21.77 9.17
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Total Vehicle Sales in the United States decreased to 16.48 Millions in July of 2014 from 16.90 Millions in June of 2014.
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Non Manufacturing PMI 58.70 56.00 62.00 37.60
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Non Manufacturing PMI in the United States increased to 58.70 percent in July of 2014 from 56 percent in June of 2014.
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Car Registrations 729.90 679.00 1149.00 331.50
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Car Registrations in the United States increased to 729.90 Thousand in May of 2014 from 679 Thousand in April of 2014.
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Factory Orders 1.10 -0.50 7.10 -7.50
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Factory Orders in the United States increased 1.10 percent in June of 2014 over the previous month.
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Leading Economic Index 103.30 102.40 108.10 26.80
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Leading Economic Index in the United States increased to 103.30 Index Points in July of 2014 from 102.40 Index Points in June of 2014.
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New Orders 503238.00 497680.00 965670.89 223465.00
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New Orders in the United States increased to 503238 USD Million in June of 2014 from 497680 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 82.50 81.80 85.10 55.30
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The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final reading on the overall index of consumer sentiment came in at 82.5 in August of 2014, up from 81.8 in July of 2014.
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Personal Income 0.20 0.39 3.82 -4.36
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Personal Income in the United States increased 0.20 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Retail Sales MoM 0.04 0.24 6.71 -3.58
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 0.04 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Personal Savings 5.30 5.30 14.60 0.80
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Personal Savings in the United States remained unchanged at 5.30 percent in June of 2014 from 5.30 percent in May of 2014.
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Retail Sales YoY 3.70 4.30 11.20 -11.40
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 3.70 percent in July of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Credit 17.30 18.80 114.70 -18.00
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Consumer Credit in the United States decreased to 17.30 USD Billions in June of 2014 from 18.80 USD Billions in May of 2014.
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Consumer Spending 10910.40 10844.30 10910.40 1320.40
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Consumer Spending in the United States increased to 10910.40 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 10844.30 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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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 of 2014 from 3.25 percent in June of 2014.
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Disposable Personal Income 13021.20 12969.70 13021.20 351.90
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Disposable Personal Income in the United States increased to 13021.20 USD Billion in June of 2014 from 12969.70 USD Billion in May of 2014.
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Economic Optimism Index 44.50 45.60 62.90 35.80
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Economic Optimism Index in the United States decreased to 44.50 in August of 2014 from 45.60 in July of 2014.
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Personal Spending -0.10 0.44 2.75 -2.02
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Personal Spending in the United States decreased 0.10 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Redbook Index 4.00 4.60 7.60 -5.80
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Redbook Index in the United States increased 4 percent in the week ended August 17th over the same week in the previous year.
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Corporate Tax Rate 40.00 40.00 40.00 40.00
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The Corporate Tax Rate in the United States stands at 40 percent.
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Social Security Rate 21.30 19.35 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 35.00 35.00 35.00 35.00
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in the United States stands at 35 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Companies 13.65 13.70 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 5.65 7.65 5.65
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The Social Security Rate For Employees in the United States stands at 7.65 percent.

This page includes a list of key economic indicators for the United States. 9/2/2014