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Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Gross Domestic Product Q2 2018 +4.1%
Personal Income June 2018 +0.4%
International Trade in Goods & Services (Trade Balance) June 2018 $-46.3B
U.S. International Transactions (Current Account Balance) Q1 2018 $-124.1B

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SCB Article: Results of Seasonal Adjustment Project

August 17, 2018

With its 2018 comprehensive update of gross domestic product and related statistics, the Bureau of Economic Analysis completed a multiyear project to improve and modernize our seasonal adjustment practices.

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August 13, 2018

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June 2018 Trade Gap is $46.3 Billion

August 3, 2018

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in June 2018 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $43.2 billion in May (revised) to $46.3 billion in June, as exports decreased and imports increased. The previously published May deficit was $43.1 billion. The goods deficit increased $3.1 billion in June to $68.8 billion. The services surplus decreased less than $0.1… Read More

Real Disposable Income Rises in June

July 31, 2018

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in June, the same increase as in May. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.4 percent in June after increasing 0.3 percent in May.

Direct Investment by Country and Industry: 2017

July 30, 2018

The U.S. direct investment abroad position, or cumulative level of investment, increased $427.3 billion to $6,013.3 billion at the end of 2017 from $5,586.0 billion at the end of 2016. The increase mainly reflected a $243.6 billion increase in the position in Europe, primarily in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Netherlands. By industry, affiliates in manufacturing and holding companies accounted for the… Read More

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