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September 2006 - Volume 86 - Number 9

Director's Message

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Taking Account

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GDP and the Economy: Preliminary Estimates for the Second Quarter of 2006

Real GDP increased 2.9 percent after increasing 5.6 percent. The deceleration reflected a deceleration in consumer spending for durable goods and downturns in business investment in equipment and software and Federal Government spending. Corporate profits slowed.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (332 kb)

Government Receipts and Expenditures: Estimates for the Second Quarter of 2006

Net government saving increased $34.9 billion to -$99.4 billion. Net Federal Government saving increased $19.8 billion to -$127.2 billion. Net state and local government saving increased $15.1 billion to $27.8 billion.

  • TIPS and Federal Government Interest PaymentsIcon for P D F document. PDF version (56 kb)

Newly Available NIPA Tables

Estimates of government spending by function, changes in net stock of produced assets, the relationship between NIPA and USDA net farm income measures, and the relationship between NIPA personal income and IRS adjusted gross income-reflecting the annual NIPA revision.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (386 kb)

Fixed Assets and Consumer Durable Goods for 1995-2005

Estimates of the net stock of equipment and software and of structures owned by business and government and the net stock of durable goods owned by consumers-reflecting the annual NIPA revision.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (875 kb)

Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Detail for Historical-Cost Position and Related Capital and Income Flows for 2002-2005

Estimates of the direct investment position and international transactions by industry and country and the composition of investment by foreign companies in the United States. These estimates incorporate data from the 2002 benchmark survey.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (4181 kb)

U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Detail for Historical-Cost Position and Related Capital and Income Flows for 2003-2005

Estimates of the direct investment position and international transactions of U.S. multinational companies and the composition of investment by U.S. companies abroad.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (3727 kb)

Personal Income for Metropolitan Areas for 2005

Growth in both personal income and per capita income in most metropolitan areas slowed. The latest estimates reflect the effects of the hurricanes on the Gulf Coast, strong growth in the military sector, and weak growth in the auto industry.Icon for P D F document. PDF version (516 kb)

Looking Ahead . . .

U.S. International Services. Estimates for cross-border trade in services for 2005 and sales of services through affiliates for 2004 will be published in the October Survey.

State Personal Income. Revised annual and quarterly estimates for 2003-2004 and for the first quarter of 2006 and estimates for the second quarter of 2006 will be published in the October Survey.

BEA Current and Historical Data

National Data

International Data

Regional Data

Appendixes

  • Additional information about the NIPA estimatesIcon for P D F document. PDF version (123 kb)
  • Suggested reading | Icon for P D F document. PDF version (84 kb)

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