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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, October 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $43.4 billion in October, down $0.2 billion from $43.6 billion in September, revised. October exports were $197.5 billion, $2.3 billion more th......
Personal Income and Outlays, October 2014
Personal income increased $32.9 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $23.4 billion, or 0.2 percent, in October, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $27.3 billion, or 0.2 percent. In September, personal i......
Gross Domestic Product: Third Quarter 2014 (Second Estimate); Corporate Profits: Third Quarter 2014 (Preliminary Estimate)
Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 3.9 percent in the third quarter of 2014, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second......
Local Area Personal Income, 2011-2013
Personal income grew in 2013 in 2,695 counties, fell in 390, and was unchanged in 28, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. On average, personal income rose 2.0 percent in 2013 in the metropolitan portion of the United States and rose 2.1 percent in the nonme......
Gross Domestic Product for Guam, 2013
The estimates of GDP for Guam show that real GDP - GDP adjusted to remove price changes - increased 0.6 percent in 2013 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 2.2 percent in 2013. The growth in Guam's economy reflected an increase in private fixe......
Gross Domestic Product for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), 2013
The estimates of GDP for the CNMI show that real GDP - GDP adjusted to remove price changes - increased 4.4 percent in 2013 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the U.S. (excluding the territories) increased 2.2 percent in 2013. The growth in the CNMI’s economy reflected increases in consum......
Gross Domestic Product by Industry, 2nd quarter 2014; Revised Statistics of Gross Domestic Product by Industry for 1997-1st quarter 2014
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2014, after decreasing 2.1 percent in the first quarter. Both private goods-and services-producing industries contributed to the increase, while the government sector decreased. Durable-goods manufa......
State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2011-2nd quarter 2014; State Annual Personal Income, 2011-2013
State personal income growth accelerated to 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 1.2 percent in the first quarter. Personal income growth ranged from 2.7 percent in North Dakota and Nebraska to 1.1 percent in New York and Alaska, with growth accelerating in 36 states. Economy News
Janet Yellen: U.S. economy not good enough yet
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More undocumented workers moving into management
Some 13% of undocumented immigrants are managers or professionals, up from 10% in 2007.
China pulls back tax breaks for foreign companies
China is ordering local governments to roll back tax breaks promised to foreign businesses.
More than half of middle-class kids fail to earn bachelor's degrees
Lots of attention is paid to college graduation rates of lower-income students, but many middle-class kids don't finish their bachelor's degrees either.
Oil surges after Saudi strikes in Yemen
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American cash is flooding into European stocks
U.S. investors are throwing money at European stocks lately, but they are careful to hedge the currency risk.
The average tax refund is now $2,893
The IRS has paid out more than $191 billion in refunds so far this tax season to 66.1 million filers.
The middle class is getting smaller
The middle class is shrinking in every state. While some Americans are moving up the economic ladder, others are falling down.
Courtesy cnn.com




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