United States | Economic Report

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Currency 89.23 88.36 164.72 71.58
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The United States Dollar increased to 89.23 US dollars in December from 88.36 in November of 2014.
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Stock Market 17778.15 17828.24 17958.79 41.20
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The United States Stock Market (Dow Jones) decreased to 17778.15 Index points in December from 17828.24 Index points in November of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.20 2.19 15.82 1.40
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The United States Government Bond 10Y increased to 2.20 percent in December from 2.19 percent in November of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 3.90 4.60 16.90 -10.00
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.90 percent in the third quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 16164.10 16010.40 16164.10 2082.50
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GDP Constant Prices in the United States increased to 16164.10 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 16010.40 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.40 2.60 13.40 -4.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United States expanded 2.40 percent in the third quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2633.80 2594.50 2700.70 1215.60
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the United States increased to 2633.80 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 2594.50 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.80 10.80 2.50
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Unemployment Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 5.80 percent in November of 2014.
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Productivity 106.72 106.11 106.72 27.55
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Productivity in the United States increased to 106.72 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 106.11 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Non Farm Payrolls 321.00 243.00 1114.00 -1966.00
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Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 321 Thousand in November of 2014 from 243 Thousand in October of 2014.
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Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.10 0.60 -0.15
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Average Hourly Earnings in the United States increased 0.40 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Government Payrolls 7.00 7.00 422.00 -260.00
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Government Payrolls in the United States decreased to 5 Thousand in October of 2014 from 12 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.80
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Average Weekly Hours in the United States increased to 34.60 Hours in November of 2014 from 34.50 Hours in October of 2014.
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private 314.00 236.00 1089.00 -821.00
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private in the United States increased to 314 Thousand in November of 2014 from 236 Thousand in October of 2014.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.80 67.30 58.10
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Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 62.80 percent in November of 2014 from 62.80 percent in October of 2014.
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Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 20.00 572.00 -519.00
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Manufacturing Payrolls in the United States increased to 28 Thousand in November of 2014 from 20 Thousand in October of 2014.
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Challenger Job Cuts 35940.00 51183.00 248475.00 15100.00
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The number of announced corporate layoffs in the United States decreased to 35940 Persons in November of 2014 from 51183 Persons in October of 2014.
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Initial Jobless Claims 289.00 297.00 695.00 162.00
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In the week ending December 13th, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 289,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level of 295,000.
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Wages 10.34 10.33 10.41 9.88
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Wages in the United States increased to 10.34 USD in October of 2014 from 10.33 USD in September of 2014.
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Continuing Jobless Claims 2373.00 2520.00 6635.00 988.00
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The advance number for continuing jobless claims during the week ending December 6th was 2373,000, a decrease of 147,000 from the previous week's revised level of 2520,000.
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Wages in Manufacturing 19.63 19.60 19.63 1.27
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Wages in Manufacturing in the United States increased to 19.63 USD in November of 2014 from 19.60 USD in October of 2014.
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Adp Employment Change 208.00 233.00 336.70 -842.00
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U.S. companies hired 208,000 workers in November, below analysts expectations and down from a revised 233,000 in October.
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Labour Costs 103.87 104.12 105.10 17.12
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Labour Costs in the United States decreased to 103.87 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 104.12 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Employed Persons 147287.00 147283.00 147287.00 57635.00
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The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 147287 Thousand in November of 2014 from 147283 Thousand in October 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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Unemployed Persons 9110.00 8995.00 15382.00 1596.00
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The number of unemployed persons in The United States increased to 9110 Thousand in November of 2014 from 8995 Thousand in October 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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Job Vacancies 5109.00 4694.00 5771.00 2134.00
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Job Vacancies in the United States increased to 5109 Thousand in October of 2014 from 4694 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Job Offers 4834.00 4685.00 5273.00 2146.00
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Job Offers in the United States increased to 4834 Hundreds in October of 2014 from 4685 Hundreds in September of 2014.
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Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.87 2.80 1.80
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Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United States decreased to 1.80 percent in November of 2014 from 1.87 percent in October of 2014.
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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 in 2014 from 7.25 USD in 2013.
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Youth Unemployment Rate 12.80 12.70 19.60 7.80
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Youth Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 12.80 percent in November of 2014 from 12.70 percent in October of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 1.30 1.70 23.70 -15.80
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The inflation rate in the United States was recorded at 1.30 percent in November of 2014.
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Producer Prices Change 1.40 1.50 19.57 -6.86
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Producer Prices in the United States increased 1.40 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.00 1.81 -1.77
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The Consumer Price Index in the United States decreased 0.30 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Export Prices 129.30 130.60 135.30 82.40
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Export Prices in the United States decreased to 129.30 Index Points in November of 2014 from 130.60 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 237.03 237.64 237.90 23.51
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Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States decreased to 237.03 Index Points in November of 2014 from 237.64 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Import Prices 134.60 136.60 147.50 75.00
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Import Prices in the United States decreased to 134.60 Index Points in November of 2014 from 136.60 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.80 13.60 0.00
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Core Inflation Rate in the United States increased 1.70 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Food Inflation 3.10 2.93 18.68 -0.47
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Food Inflation in the United States increased to 3.10 percent in November of 2014 from 2.93 percent in October of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 239.33 239.16 239.33 28.50
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Core Consumer Prices in the United States increased to 239.33 Index Points in November of 2014 from 239.16 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Core Pce Price Index 108.14 107.94 108.14 17.59
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Core Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 108.14 Index Points in October of 2014 from 107.94 Index Points in September of 2014.
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GDP Deflator 108.60 108.23 108.60 13.49
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GDP Deflator in the United States increased to 108.60 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 108.23 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Pce Price Index 109.22 109.16 109.22 17.12
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Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 109.22 Index Points in October of 2014 from 109.16 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Producer Prices 111.20 111.40 111.40 100.20
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Producer Prices in the United States decreased to 111.20 Index Points in November of 2014 from 111.40 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Interest Rate 0.25 0.25 20.00 0.25
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The Federal Reserve kept the interest rate at 0.25 percent during the meeting held on December 17th, but send a signal that it was on track to raise the cost of borrowing sometime next year.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 136285.00 137054.00 153075.00 12128.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States decreased to 136285 USD Million in October of 2014 from 137054 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 3830424.00 4001440.00 4075024.00 40425.00
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Money Supply M0 in the United States decreased to 3830424 USD Million in November of 2014 from 4001440 USD Million in October of 2014.
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Loans to Private Sector 7872.10 7818.95 7872.10 39.04
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Loans to Private Sector in the United States increased to 7872.10 USD Billion in November of 2014 from 7818.95 USD Billion in October of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 4447760.00 4453580.00 4462332.00 672444.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in the United States decreased to 4447760 USD Million in December of 2014 from 4453580 USD Million in November of 2014.
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Banks Balance Sheet 15093.71 15118.52 15118.52 697.58
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Banks Balance Sheet in the United States decreased to 15093.71 USD Billion in December of 2014 from 15118.52 USD Billion in November of 2014.
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Balance of Trade -43400.00 -43600.00 1946.00 -67823.00
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The United States recorded a trade deficit of 43400 USD Million in October of 2014.
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Foreign Direct Investment 40916.00 41969.00 46165.00 -9988.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States decreased to 40916 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 41969 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Exports 197537.00 195232.00 198570.00 772.00
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United States exports rose by 1.2 percent to USD197.5 billion in October of 2014 from $195.2 billion in September of 2014.
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Capital Flows 178358.00 -57211.00 272938.00 -153035.00
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Capital Flows in the United States increased to 178358 USD Million in October of 2014 from -57211 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Imports 240970.00 238835.00 240970.00 577.00
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United States imports increased by 0.9 percent to USD241 billion in October of 2014 from USD238.8 billion in September of 2014.
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Net Long Term Tic Flows -1353.00 164299.00 164299.00 -72882.00
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Net Long Term Tic Flows in the United States decreased to -1353 USD Million in October of 2014 from 164299 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Current Account -100255.00 -98417.00 9957.00 -216063.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 100255 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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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 second quarter of 2014 from 8133.46 Tonnes in the first quarter 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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Crude Oil Production 8864.00 8648.00 10044.00 3983.00
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Crude Oil Production in the United States increased to 8864 BBL/D/1K in September of 2014 from 8648 BBL/D/1K in August of 2014.
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External Debt -5445100.00 -5511678.00 -1232107.00 -5523614.00
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External Debt in the United States increased to -5445100 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014 from -5511678 USD Million in the first quarter of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 8381604.00 7342650.00 8381604.00 2095665.00
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Tourist Arrivals in the United States increased to 8381604 Persons in August of 2014 from 7342650 Persons in July of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 97.37 97.67 167.10 91.05
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Terms of Trade in the United States decreased to 97.37 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 97.67 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Government Budget -2.80 -4.10 4.60 -12.10
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The United States Budget deficit fell to 2.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014, the lowest level since 2007.
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Government Spending 2910.40 2880.60 3113.00 557.10
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Government Spending in the United States increased to 2910.40 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 2880.60 USD Billion in the second 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 -56818.00 -121713.00 189796.00 -231677.00
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The United States recorded a government budget deficit of 56818 USD Million in November of 2014.
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Housing Index 0.00 0.40 1.42 -1.72
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House prices in the United States were unchanged in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Construction Spending 1.10 -0.10 5.87 -4.77
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Construction Spending in the United States increased 1.10 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month, following a revised 0.1 percent drop in the previous month. It is the largest gain in five months, driven by a 1.3 percent rise in residential construction and a 1.0 percent increase in nonresidential. Private spending edged up 0.6 percent and spending on public construction grew 2.3 percent.
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Building Permits 1035.00 1092.00 2419.00 513.00
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Building Permits in the United States decreased to 1035 Thousand in November of 2014 from 1092 Thousand in October of 2014.
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Nahb Housing Market Index 57.00 58.00 78.00 8.00
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Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States decreased to 57 Index Points in December of 2014 from 58 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Housing Starts 1028.00 1045.00 2494.00 478.00
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Housing Starts in the United States decreased to 1028 Thousand in November of 2014 from 1045 Thousand in October of 2014.
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Mortgage Rate 4.06 4.08 10.56 3.47
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Fixed 30-year mortgage rates averaged 4.06 percent in the week ended December 13th, 2014 from 4.11 percent in the previous week.
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New Home Sales 458.00 455.00 1389.00 270.00
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New Home Sales in the United States increased to 458 Thousand in October of 2014 from 455 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Mortgage Applications -3.30 -7.30 48.10 -38.80
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Mortgage applications, which include both refinancing and home purchasing, decreased 3.3 percent in the week ended December 13th, 2014.
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Pending Home Sales 2.20 1.00 30.00 -24.50
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Pending Home Sales in the United States increased 2.20 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Case Shiller Home Price Index 173.72 173.66 206.52 100.00
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Case Shiller Home Price Index in the United States increased to 173.72 Index Points in September of 2014 from 173.66 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Existing Home Sales 5260.00 5180.00 7250.00 1370.00
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Existing Home Sales in the United States increased by 1.5 percent to 5260 Thousand in October of 2014, the highest level since September of 2013.
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Business Confidence 58.70 59.00 77.50 29.40
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Business Confidence in the United States decreased to 58.70 percent in November of 2014 from 59 percent in October of 2014.
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Corporate Profits 2150.00 2106.20 2150.00 30.10
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Corporate Profits in the United States increased to 2150 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 2106.20 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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Manufacturing PMI 53.70 54.80 57.90 51.00
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The preliminary Markit U.S. Manufacturing PMI registered 53.7 in December of 2014 from 54.8 in the previous month.
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NFIB Business Optimism Index 98.10 96.10 107.70 80.10
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NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States increased to 98.10 Index Points in November of 2014 from 96.10 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Services PMI 53.60 56.20 61.00 49.30
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Services PMI in the United States decreased to 53.60 Index Points in December of 2014 from 56.20 Index Points in November of 2014.
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index -3.58 10.16 39.09 -33.73
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to -3.58 Index Points in December of 2014 from 10.16 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Industrial Production 5.20 4.00 62.00 -33.70
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 5.20 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 24.50 40.80 58.90 -57.90
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to 24.50 Index Points in December of 2014 from 40.80 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Industrial Production Mom 1.30 0.10 6.43 -4.21
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 1.30 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Total Vehicle Sales 17.20 16.46 21.77 9.17
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Total Vehicle Sales in the United States increased to 17.20 Millions in November of 2014 from 16.46 Millions in October of 2014.
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Manufacturing Production 4.80 3.40 22.96 -17.85
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Manufacturing Production in the United States increased 4.80 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Car Registrations 615.50 666.40 1149.00 331.50
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Car Registrations in the United States decreased to 615.50 Thousand in September of 2014 from 666.40 Thousand in August of 2014.
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Capacity Utilization 80.10 79.30 89.39 66.93
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Capacity Utilization in the United States increased to 80.10 percent in November of 2014 from 79.30 percent in October of 2014.
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Chicago Pmi 60.80 66.20 78.90 21.40
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Chicago Pmi in the United States decreased to 60.80 Index Points in November of 2014 from 66.20 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.14 0.47 2.66 -4.96
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index in the United States decreased to 0.14 in October of 2014 from 0.47 in September of 2014.
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Composite Pmi 53.80 56.10 61.00 53.80
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Composite PMI in the United States decreased to 53.80 Index Points in December of 2014 from 56.10 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Durable Goods Orders 0.30 -0.90 22.50 -18.30
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Durable Goods Orders in the United States increased 0.30 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Crude Oil Stocks Change -0.87 -3.69 12.49 -15.22
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Stocks of crude oil in the United States decreased by 0.847 BBL/1Million in the week ended December 13th, 2014.
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Non Manufacturing PMI 59.30 57.10 62.00 37.60
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Non Manufacturing PMI in the United States increased to 59.30 percent in November of 2014 from 57.10 percent in October of 2014.
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Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 10.50 10.50 47.20 -60.40
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Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States remained unchanged at 10.50 Index Points in November of 2014 from 10.50 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Factory Orders -0.70 -0.50 10.50 -10.00
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Factory Orders in the United States decreased 0.70 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month. It is a third consecutive month of decline.
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Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.90 0.20 6.50 -11.60
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New orders for manufactured durable goods excluding transportation in the United States decreased 0.90 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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New Orders 496563.00 499866.00 558155.00 223465.00
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New Orders in the United States decreased to 496563 USD Million in October of 2014 from 499866 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Ism New York Index 62.40 54.80 88.80 23.40
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ISM New York Index in the United States increased to 62.40 percent in November of 2014 from 54.80 percent in October of 2014.
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Business Inventories 0.20 0.30 1.40 -2.10
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Business Inventories in the United States increased 0.20 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Leading Economic Index 160.12 159.60 157.71 72.41
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The Philadelphia Fed’s U.S. coincident index rose 0.3 percent in October of 2014 over September of 2014. It increased 0.9 percent over the past three months.
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Changes in Inventories 79.10 84.80 117.20 -206.10
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Changes in Inventories in the United States decreased to 79.10 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 84.80 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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Natural Gas Stocks Change -64.00 -22.00 147.00 -287.00
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Working gas in storage decreased by 64Bcf in the week ending December 13th, 2014.
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Wholesale Inventories 0.40 0.40 2.38 -2.07
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Wholesale Inventories in the United States increased 0.40 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 4.00 20.00 27.00 -42.00
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Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States decreased to 4 Index Points in November of 2014 from 20 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Bankruptcies 28319.00 30113.00 82446.00 19695.00
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Bankruptcies in the United States remained unchanged at 28319 Companies in the third quarter of 2014 from 28319 Companies in the third quarter of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 93.80 88.80 111.40 51.70
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The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's preliminary reading on the overall index of consumer sentiment came in at 93.8 in December of 2014, from 88.8 in November of 2014.
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Personal Savings 5.00 5.00 14.60 0.80
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Personal Savings in the United States remained unchanged at 5 percent in October of 2014 from 5 percent in September of 2014.
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Retail Sales MoM 0.70 0.50 6.71 -3.58
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 0.70 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Consumer Credit 13.20 15.44 114.70 -18.00
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Consumer Credit in the United States decreased to 13.20 USD Billion in October of 2014 from 15.44 USD Billion in September of 2014.
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Retail Sales YoY 5.10 4.50 11.20 -11.40
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 5.10 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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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 November of 2014 from 3.25 percent in October of 2014.
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Consumer Spending 10972.10 10912.60 10972.10 1320.40
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Consumer Spending in the United States increased to 10972.10 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2014 from 10912.60 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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Economic Optimism Index 48.40 46.40 62.90 35.80
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Economic Optimism Index in the United States increased to 48.40 in December of 2014 from 46.40 in November of 2014.
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Disposable Personal Income 13109.30 13085.90 13118.40 351.90
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Disposable Personal Income in the United States increased to 13109.30 USD Billion in October of 2014 from 13085.90 USD Billion in September of 2014.
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Redbook Index 4.20 4.80 7.60 -5.80
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Redbook Index in the United States increased 4.2 percent in the week ended December 13th over the same week in the previous year.
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Personal Spending 0.20 0.00 2.75 -2.02
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Personal Spending in the United States increased 0.20 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Chain Store Sales 550.80 559.10 584.40 245.10
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Chain Store Sales in the United States decreased to 550.80 Index Points in the week ended December 6th,2014 from 559.1 Index Points in the previous week.
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Personal Income 0.20 0.20 3.82 -4.36
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Personal Income in the United States increased 0.20 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.50 0.40 2.20 -5.00
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Retail Sales Ex Autos in the United States increased to 0.50 percent in November of 2014 from 0.40 percent in October of 2014.
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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. 12/20/2014