United States | Economic Report

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Currency 88.15 86.92 164.72 71.58
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The United States Dollar increased to 88.15 US dollars in November from 86.92 in October of 2014.
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Stock Market 17817.90 17390.52 17817.90 41.20
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The United States Stock Market (Dow Jones) increased to 17817.90 Index points in November from 17390.52 Index points in October of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.30 2.33 15.82 1.40
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The United States Government Bond 10Y decreased to 2.30 percent in November from 2.33 percent in October 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 5.90 10.80 2.50
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Unemployment Rate in the United States decreased to 5.80 percent in October of 2014 from 5.90 percent in September of 2014.
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Productivity 106.62 106.11 106.62 27.55
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Productivity in the United States increased to 106.62 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 214.00 265.00 1114.00 -1966.00
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Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 214 Thousand in October of 2014 from 265 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.00 0.60 -0.15
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Average Hourly Earnings in the United States increased 0.10 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Government Payrolls 5.00 12.00 422.00 -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 October of 2014 from 34.50 Hours in September of 2014.
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private 209.00 244.00 1089.00 -821.00
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Nonfarm Payrolls Private in the United States decreased to 209 Thousand in October of 2014 from 244 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 67.30 58.10
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Labor Force Participation Rate in the United States increased to 62.80 percent in October of 2014 from 62.70 percent in September of 2014.
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Manufacturing Payrolls 15.00 9.00 572.00 -519.00
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Manufacturing Payrolls in the United States increased to 15 Thousand in October of 2014 from 9 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Challenger Job Cuts 51183.00 30477.00 248475.00 15100.00
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Challenger Job Cuts in the United States increased to 51183 Persons in October of 2014 from 30477 Persons in September of 2014.
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Initial Jobless Claims 291.00 288.00 695.00 162.00
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In the week ending November 15th, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 291,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's level of 293,000.
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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 2330.00 2356.00 6635.00 988.00
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The advance number for continuing jobless claims during the week ending November 8th was 2,330,000, a decrease of 73,000 from the previous week's revised level of 2,403,000
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Wages in Manufacturing 19.59 19.61 19.61 1.27
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Wages in Manufacturing in the United States decreased to 19.59 USD in October of 2014 from 19.61 USD in September of 2014.
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Adp Employment Change 230.00 225.00 336.70 -842.00
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U.S. companies hired 230,000 workers in October, above analysts expectations and up from a revised 225,000 in September.
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Labour Costs 105.05 104.96 105.10 17.12
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Labour Costs in the United States increased to 105.05 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 104.96 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Employed Persons 147283.00 146600.00 147283.00 57635.00
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The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 147283 Thousand in October of 2014 from 146600 Thousand in September 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 8995.00 9262.00 15382.00 1596.00
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The number of unemployed persons in The United States decreased to 8995 Thousand in October of 2014 from 9262 Thousand in September 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 4762.00 5000.00 5771.00 2134.00
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Job Vacancies in the United States decreased to 4762 Thousand in September of 2014 from 5000 Thousand in August of 2014.
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Job Offers 4735.00 4853.00 5273.00 2146.00
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Job Offers in the United States decreased to 4735 Hundreds in September of 2014 from 4853 Hundreds in August of 2014.
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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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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 12.70 13.70 19.60 7.80
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Youth Unemployment Rate in the United States decreased to 12.70 percent in October of 2014 from 13.70 percent in September of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 1.70 1.70 23.70 -15.80
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The inflation rate in the United States was recorded at 1.70 percent in October of 2014.
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Producer Prices Change 1.50 1.60 19.57 -6.86
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Producer Prices in the United States increased 1.50 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 1.81 -1.77
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The Consumer Price Index in the United States was unchanged in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Export Prices 130.60 131.90 135.30 82.40
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Export Prices in the United States decreased to 130.60 Index Points in October of 2014 from 131.90 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 237.64 237.63 237.90 23.51
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Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 237.64 Index Points in October of 2014 from 237.63 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Import Prices 136.40 138.20 147.50 75.00
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Import Prices in the United States decreased to 136.40 Index Points in October of 2014 from 138.20 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.70 13.60 0.00
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Core Inflation Rate in the United States increased 1.80 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Food Inflation 3.10 2.87 18.68 -0.47
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Food Inflation in the United States increased to 3.10 percent in October of 2014 from 2.87 percent in September of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 239.16 238.67 239.16 28.50
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Core Consumer Prices in the United States increased to 239.16 Index Points in October of 2014 from 238.67 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Core Pce Price Index 107.93 107.80 107.93 17.59
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Core Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 107.93 Index Points in September of 2014 from 107.80 Index Points in August 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 109.15 109.07 109.15 17.12
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Pce Price Index in the United States increased to 109.15 Index Points in September of 2014 from 109.07 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Producer Prices 111.40 111.20 111.40 100.20
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Producer Prices in the United States increased to 111.40 Index Points in October of 2014 from 111.20 Index Points in September of 2014. Services cost increased 0.5 percent while prices of goods decreased 0.4 percent.
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Interest Rate 0.25 0.25 20.00 0.25
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During the meeting held on October 29th, US Federal Open Market Committee decided to end its asset purchase program.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 137054.00 141318.00 153075.00 12128.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States decreased to 137054 USD Million in September of 2014 from 141318 USD Million in August of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 4001440.00 4049181.00 4075024.00 40425.00
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Money Supply M0 in the United States decreased to 4001440 USD Million in October of 2014 from 4049181 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Loans to Private Sector 7818.98 7785.08 7818.98 39.04
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Loans to Private Sector in the United States increased to 7818.98 USD Billion in October of 2014 from 7785.08 USD Billion in September of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 4462332.00 4450920.00 4462332.00 672444.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in the United States increased to 4462332 USD Million in November of 2014 from 4450920 USD Million in October of 2014.
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Banks Balance Sheet 15045.61 14970.18 15045.61 697.58
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Banks Balance Sheet in the United States increased to 15045.61 USD Billion in November of 2014 from 14970.18 USD Billion in October of 2014.
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Balance of Trade -43030.00 -39990.00 1946.00 -67823.00
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The United States recorded a trade deficit of 43030 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 97.27 97.67 167.10 91.05
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Terms of Trade in the United States decreased to 97.27 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 97.67 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Exports 195590.00 198570.00 198570.00 772.00
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Exports in the United States decreased to 195590 USD Million in September of 2014 from 198570 USD Million in August 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 238620.00 238568.00 239858.00 577.00
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Imports in the United States increased to 238620 USD Million in September of 2014 from 238568 USD Million in August of 2014.
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Capital Flows -55563.00 44765.00 272938.00 -153035.00
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Capital Flows in the United States decreased to -55563 USD Million in September of 2014 from 44765 USD Million in August of 2014.
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Current Account -98500.00 -102100.00 9957.00 -216063.00
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The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 98500 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Net Long Term Tic Flows 164299.00 52068.00 164299.00 -72882.00
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Net Long Term Tic Flows in the United States increased to 164299 USD Million in September of 2014 from 52068 USD Million in August 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 second quarter of 2014 from 8133.46 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2014.
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External Debt 16940277.00 16940277.00 16940277.00 -4782773.00
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External Debt in the United States remained unchanged at 16940277 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 16940277 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Crude Oil Production 8648.00 8537.00 10044.00 3983.00
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Crude Oil Production in the United States increased to 8648 BBL/D/1K in August of 2014 from 8537 BBL/D/1K in July 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 -121713.00 105810.00 189796.00 -231677.00
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The United States recorded a government budget deficit of 121713 USD Million in October 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 -0.40 -0.50 5.87 -4.77
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Construction Spending in the United States decreased 0.40 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Building Permits 1080.00 1031.00 2419.00 513.00
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Building Permits in the United States increased to 1080 Thousand in October of 2014 from 1031 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Nahb Housing Market Index 58.00 54.00 78.00 8.00
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Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States increased to 58 Index Points in November of 2014 from 54 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Housing Starts 1009.00 1038.00 2494.00 478.00
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Housing Starts in the United States decreased to 1009 Thousand in October of 2014 from 1038 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Mortgage Rate 4.18 4.13 10.56 3.47
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Fixed 30-year mortgage rates in the United States averaged 4.18 percent in the week ended November 14th, 2014 from 4.19 percent in the previous week.
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New Home Sales 467.00 466.00 1389.00 270.00
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New Home Sales in the United States increased to 467 Thousand in September of 2014 from 466 Thousand in August of 2014.
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Mortgage Applications 4.90 -6.60 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 4.9 percent in the week ended November 14th, 2014.
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Pending Home Sales 1.00 -2.20 30.00 -24.50
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The National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index increased 1 percent year-on-year in September of 2014, following a 2.2 percent drop in August. On a monthly basis, contracts to buy previously owned houses rose 0.3 percent as a rise contracts in the Northeast and South offset a fall in the West and Midwest.
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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 59.00 56.60 77.50 29.40
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Business Confidence in the United States increased to 59 percent in October of 2014 from 56.60 percent in September of 2014.
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Bankruptcies 28319.00 28319.00 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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Manufacturing PMI 54.70 55.90 57.90 51.00
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U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to 54.7 in November of 2014, according to the flash release from Markit.
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Corporate Profits 2106.20 1942.10 2143.80 30.10
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Corporate Profits in the United States increased to 2106.20 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014 from 1942.10 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Services PMI 56.30 57.10 61.00 49.30
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The seasonally adjusted Markit Flash U.S.Services PMI Business Activity Index decreased to 56.30 Index Points in November of 2014 from 57.10 Index Points in October of 2014. It is the lowest level in seven months due to a moderation in new business gains.
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NFIB Business Optimism Index 96.10 95.30 107.70 80.10
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NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States increased to 96.10 Index Points in October of 2014 from 95.30 Index Points in September of 2014. Six of the index's 10 components rose with plans to increase capital spending and higher sales expected increasing the most by 8 points total. Current job openings and expected credit conditions also increased by 5 points total. In contrast, 4 index's components decreased: current inventories (-3 points); good time to expand (-2 points); expect economy to improve (-1 point) and earning trends (-1 point).
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Industrial Production 4.00 4.30 62.00 -33.70
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Industrial Production in the United States increased 4 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 10.16 6.17 39.09 -33.73
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NY Empire State Manufacturing Index in the United States increased to 10.16 Index Points in November of 2014 from 6.17 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.80 6.43 -4.21
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Industrial Production in the United States decreased 0.10 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 40.80 20.70 58.90 -57.90
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Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States increased to 40.80 Index Points in November of 2014 from 20.70 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Manufacturing Production 3.40 3.70 22.96 -17.85
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Manufacturing Production in the United States increased 3.40 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Total Vehicle Sales 16.46 16.43 21.77 9.17
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Total Vehicle Sales in the United States increased to 16.46 Millions in October of 2014 from 16.43 Millions in September of 2014.
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Capacity Utilization 78.93 79.20 89.39 66.93
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Capacity Utilization in the United States decreased to 78.93 percent in October of 2014 from 79.20 percent in September 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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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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Chicago Pmi 66.20 60.50 78.90 21.40
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The Chicago PMI increased to 66.20 Index Points in October of 2014 from 60.50 in September of 2014.
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Durable Goods Orders -1.10 -18.30 22.50 -18.30
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Durable Goods Orders in the United States decreased 1.10 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Composite Pmi 56.10 57.20 61.00 54.10
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Composite PMI in the United States decreased to 56.10 Index Points in November of 2014 from 57.20 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Non Manufacturing PMI 57.10 58.60 62.00 37.60
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The ISM Non Manufacturing PMI in the United States decreased to 57.10 percent in October of 2014 from 58.60 percent in September of 2014.
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Crude Oil Stocks Change 2.61 2.06 12.49 -15.22
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Crude oil inventories in the United States increased by 2.608 BBL/1M in the week ending November 14th, 2014, following a 1.735 BBL/1M decrease in the previous week.
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Factory Orders -0.60 -10.00 10.50 -10.00
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Factory Orders in the United States decreased 0.60 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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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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New Orders 499395.00 502159.00 558155.00 223465.00
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New Orders in the United States decreased to 499395 USD Million in September of 2014 from 502159 USD Million in August of 2014.
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Ism New York Index 54.80 63.70 88.80 23.40
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Ism New York Index in the United States decreased to 54.80 percent in October of 2014 from 63.70 percent in September of 2014.
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Business Inventories 0.30 0.10 1.40 -2.10
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Business Inventories in the United States increased 0.30 percent in September 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 62.80 84.80 117.20 -206.10
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Changes in Inventories in the United States decreased to 62.80 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 -17.00 87.00 147.00 -287.00
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Working gas in storage decreased by 17 Bcf in the week ending November 14th, 2014.
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Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.60 2.38 -2.07
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Wholesale Inventories in the United States increased 0.30 percent in September 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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Consumer Confidence 89.40 86.90 111.40 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 89.4 in November of 2014, up from 86.9 in October of 2014.
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Personal Savings 5.60 5.40 14.60 0.80
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Personal Savings in the United States increased to 5.60 percent in September of 2014 from 5.40 percent in August of 2014.
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Retail Sales MoM 0.30 -0.30 6.71 -3.58
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 0.30 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Consumer Credit 15.90 14.03 114.70 -18.00
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Consumer Credit in the United States increased to 15.90 USD Billion in September of 2014 from 14.03 USD Billion in August of 2014.
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Retail Sales YoY 4.10 4.40 11.20 -11.40
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Retail Sales in the United States increased 4.10 percent in October 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 October of 2014 from 3.25 percent in September 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 46.40 45.20 62.90 35.80
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Economic Optimism Index in the United States increased to 46.40 in November of 2014 from 45.20 in October of 2014.
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Disposable Personal Income 13134.10 13118.40 13134.10 351.90
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Disposable Personal Income in the United States increased to 13134.10 USD Billion in September of 2014 from 13118.40 USD Billion in August of 2014.
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Redbook Index 4.20 4.40 7.60 -5.80
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Redbook Index in the United States increased 4.2 percent in the week ended November 22nd over the same week in the previous year.
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Personal Spending -0.20 0.50 2.75 -2.02
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Personal Spending in the United States decreased 0.20 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Chain Store Sales 557.00 547.80 584.40 245.10
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Chain Store Sales in the United States increased to 557 Index Points in November of 2014 from 547.80 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Personal Income 0.20 0.30 3.82 -4.36
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Personal Income in the United States increased 0.20 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.30 0.00 2.20 -5.00
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Retail Sales Ex Autos in the United States increased to 0.30 percent in October of 2014 from 0 percent in September 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. 11/26/2014