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  1. Personal Income and Outlays, July 2014
    Personal income increased $28.6 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $17.7 billion, or 0.1 percent, in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) decreased $13.6 billion, or 0.1 percent. In June, personal income increased $67.1 billion, or 0.5 percent, DPI increased $62.9 billion, or 0.5 percent, and PCE increased $50.5 billion, or 0.4 percent, based on revised estimates. Full Text
  2. Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2014 (second estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2014 (preliminary estimate)
    Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP decreased 2.1 percent. Full Text
  3. Quarterly Gross Domestic Product by State, 2005-2013 (prototype statistic)
    Today, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released prototype statistics of quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) by state for 2005-2013. These new statistics provide a more complete picture of economic growth across states that can be used with other regional data to gain a better understanding of regional economies as they evolve from quarter to quarter. The new data provide a fuller description of the accelerations, decelerations, and turning points in economic growth at the state level, including key information about changes in the distribution of industrial infrastructure across states. These prototype statistics are released for evaluation and comment by data users. Full Text
  4. Gross Domestic Product for U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), 2013
    The estimates of GDP for the U.S. Virgin Islands show that real GDP – GDP adjusted to remove price changes – decreased 5.4 percent in 2013 (see Table 1.3). In contrast, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 2.2 percent in 2013. The decline in the Virgin Islands economy reflected decreases in exports of goods and in consumer spending (see Table 1.4). Full Text
  5. Personal Consumption Expenditures by State, 1997-2012 (prototype statistic)
    Today, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released prototype estimates of personal consumption expenditures (PCE) for states for 1997-2012. These new estimates provide insight into household spending patterns across states that can be used together with other regional data to gain a better understanding of regional economies. The data provide a new tool for state-level analysis of consumer activity and household economic well-being. The statistics can be used by state and regional policy makers for fiscal analysis and by businesses targeting regional markets. These prototype estimates are released for evaluation and comment by data users. Full Text
  6. U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, June 2014
    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total June exports of $195.9 billion and imports of $237.4 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $41.5 billion, down from $44.7 billion in May, revised. June exports were $0.3 billion more than May exports of $195.6 billion. June imports were $2.9 billion less than May imports of $240.3 billion. Full Text
  7. Gross Domestic Product by Industry, 1st quarter 2014
    Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2014 after increasing 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Both private services- and goods-producing industries contributed to the decrease, while the government sector increased slightly. Durable-goods manufacturing; wholesale trade; and agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting were the leading contributors to the decrease in GDP. Overall, 16 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 2.9 percent decrease in U.S. economic activity. Full Text
  8. U.S. International Investment Position, 1st quarter 2014, year 2013, and annual revisions
    The U.S. net international investment position at the end of the first quarter of 2014 was -$5,539.3 billion (preliminary) as the value of U.S. liabilities exceeded the value of U.S. assets. At the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, the net position was -$5,383.0 billion (revised). The $156.3 billion decrease in the net position reflected a $108.3 billion decrease in the value of U.S. assets and a $48.0 billion increase in the value of U.S. liabilities. Full Text
  9. Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts, 1st quarter 2014
    Real spending on travel and tourism turned down in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing at an annual rate of 1.0 percent after increasing 4.5 percent (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2013. Growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) also experienced a downturn, decreasing 2.9 percent (third estimate) in the first quarter after increasing 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter. Full Text
  10. State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2013-1st quarter 2014
    State personal income increased 0.8 percent on average in the first quarter of 2014, an acceleration from the 0.5 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income grew in 46 states and growth accelerated in 24 of those states. The fastest growth, 1.4 percent, was in Washington state, Vermont, and West Virginia. Personal income fell 2.9 percent in North Dakota, 0.3 percent in South Dakota, and 0.2 percent in Arkansas and Nebraska. Inflation, as measured by the national price index for personal consumption expenditures, was 0.3 percent in the first quarter, the same as in the fourth quarter. Full Text
  11. U.S. International Transactions, 1st quarter 2014 and Annual Revisions
    The U.S. current-account deficit-a net measure of transactions between the United States and the rest of the world in goods, services, primary income (investment income and compensation), and secondary income (current transfers)-increased to $111.2 billion (preliminary) in the first quarter of 2014 from $87.3 billion (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2013. The deficit increased to 2.6 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.0 percent in the fourth quarter. The increase in the current-account deficit largely reflected an increase in the deficit on goods and a decrease in the surplus on primary income. In addition, the deficit on secondary income increased and the surplus on services decreased. Full Text
  12. Gross Domestic Product by State, 2013 (advance estimate) and 1997-2012 (revised estimates)
    Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 49 states in 2013, according to new statistics released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Nondurable-goods manufacturing; real estate and rental and leasing; and agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting were the leading contributors to real U.S. economic growth. U.S. real GDP growth slowed to 1.8 percent in 2013 after a 2.5 percent increase in 2012. Full Text
  13. Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas, 2008-2012
    Real personal income across all regions rose by an average of 2.3% in 2012. Growth in real state personal income ranged from a decline of 1.2% in South Dakota to an increase of 15.1% in North Dakota. Growth in real metropolitan area personal income ranged from a decline of 3.8% in Kennewick-Richland, WA to an increase of 10.2% in Odessa, TX. Full Text
  14. Benchmark Input-Output Account of the U.S. Economy, 2007
    The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) today released its 2007 Benchmark Input-Output (I-O) Account of the U.S. Economy. This widely used account—which provided the foundation for BEA’s 2013 comprehensive revision of its gross domestic product (GDP) statistics—offers a comprehensive picture of the inner workings of the U.S. economy, showing production relationships among nearly 400 industries and commodities. Full Text
  15. Gross Domestic Product for Guam
    The estimates of GDP for Guam show that real GDP – GDP adjusted to remove price changes – decreased 0.6 percent in 2011 and increased 0.5 percent in 2012 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 1.8 percent in 2011 and 2.8 percent in 2012. Full Text
  16. Gross Domestic Product for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, 2011-2012
    The estimates of GDP for the CNMI show that real GDP - GDP adjusted to remove price changes - increased 5.2 percent in 2012 after decreasing 6.8 percent in 2011 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 2.8 percent in 2012 after increasing 1.8 percent in 2011. Full Text
  17. Local Area Personal Income, 2001-2012 (benchmark estimate)
    Personal income growth slowed in 2012 in most of the nation’s 381 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income growth slowed in 311 MSAs, accelerated in 65 MSAs, and remained unchanged in 5 MSAs. On average, MSA personal income rose 4.2 percent in 2012, after growing 6.0 percent in 2011. Personal income growth ranged from 12.1 percent in Midland, Texas to -1.6 percent in Yuma, Arizona, one of only five MSAs where personal income declined in 2012. Inflation, as measured by the national price index for personal consumption expenditures, slowed to 1.8 percent in 2012 from 2.4 percent in 2011. Full Text
  18. Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2012 and Revised 2001-2011
    Real GDP increased in 305 of the nation's 381 metropolitan areas in 2012, led by growth in durable-goods manufacturing, trade, and financial activities, according to new statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real GDP in metropolitan areas increased 2.5 percent in 2012 after increasing 1.7 percent in 2011. Today's release of GDP by metropolitan area represents a return to the previous release schedule, publishing 9 rather than 14 months after the end of the calendar year. Full Text
  19. Gross Domestic Product for American Samoa, 2011-2012
    The estimates of GDP for American Samoa show that real GDP - GDP adjusted to remove price changes - increased 0.5 percent in 2011 and decreased 2.4 percent in 2012 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 1.8 percent in 2011 and 2.8 percent in 2012. Full Text
  20. Summary Estimates for Multinational Companies, 2011
    U.S. multinational companies: U.S. and foreign operations: Worldwide employment by U.S. multinational companies (MNCs) increased 1.5 percent in 2011 to 34.5 million workers, with the increase primarily reflecting increases abroad. Employment in the United States by majority-owned U.S. affiliates of foreign MNCs rose 3.3 percent in 2011, to 5.6 million workers, a rate of increase higher than the 1.8 percent increase in total U.S. private-industry employment in 2011. Full Text

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