Economics - National Economic Indicators


National Economic Indicators

ADP National Employment Report.  Reports on non-farm payroll, closely watched by economist, business and investment community.  ADP is the largest processor of business payroll services.

Census Business Builder 

Regional Small Business builder and Regional Analyst Edition.
User  can enter location, industry, consumer, household, employment options to receive reports.
 

Census Economic Indicators

Monthly national reports:
1. Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturer's Shipments, Inventories, and Orders.

2. Manufacturers Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

3. Monthly Wholesale Trade

4. Advanced Monthly Sales and Retail and Food Services

5. Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

Quarterly Reports

6. Quarterly Services Report

7. Quarterly Financial Report (Manu., Mining, Wholesale, Selected Service

8. Quarterly Financial Report - Retail Trade

Housing and Construction Reports (some also at state level)

9. New Residential Construction 

10. New Residential Sales

11. Construction Spending and Value of Construction Put in Place.

12. Housing Vacancies and Homeownership

International Trade (State level also)

13. U.S International Trade in Goods and Services

LEARN MORE: 

Economic Indicator Webinars:  from the Census view these excelent webinars. 
Introduction to Economic Indicators
Measuring the  Economy: a Brief Overview of the Census Bureau's Economic Indicators.  Additional webinars go into more detail of each indicator.

 

Federal Reserve.  Flow of Funds Accounts of the  United States
Quarterly releases, How money moves through economy.  Caution, VERY large files.

 

FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Database
Key economic indicators arranged in a way to quickly scan for U.S. interest rates, CPI (Consumer Price Index); PPI (Producer Price Index) GDP, and banking indicators

Financial Soundness Indicators 
Developed by the IMF as indicators for financial soundness of countries.

 


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