Economic Indicators Data Sources Plainedge H S May

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Economic Indicators: Data Sources Plainedge H. S. May 2005

Economic Indicators: Data Sources Plainedge H. S. May 2005

Useful Web Sites • Federal Reserve Economic Database (FRED II) • Resources for Economists

Useful Web Sites • Federal Reserve Economic Database (FRED II) • Resources for Economists (RFE) • Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Gross Domestic Product • Nominal • Real

Gross Domestic Product • Nominal • Real

Components of GDP • • Consumption (nominal, real) Investment (nominal, real) Government Spending (nominal,

Components of GDP • • Consumption (nominal, real) Investment (nominal, real) Government Spending (nominal, real) Net Exports (nominal, real)

Consumer Confidence • University of Michigan: Consumer Sentiment

Consumer Confidence • University of Michigan: Consumer Sentiment

Miscellaneous • Personal Savings Rate • Government Finances – Government Current Expenditures – Government

Miscellaneous • Personal Savings Rate • Government Finances – Government Current Expenditures – Government Current Receipts – Net Government Saving ( = Receipts – Expenditures) • Wages • Real Potential Gross Domestic Product

Productivity • Productivity Home Page, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor.

Productivity • Productivity Home Page, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor. – Labor Productivity Home Page – Multifactor Productivity Home Page

Jobs • Civilian Labor Force • Civilian Non-institutional Population • Civilian Participation Rate (

Jobs • Civilian Labor Force • Civilian Non-institutional Population • Civilian Participation Rate ( = [Labor Force ÷ Population] × 100) • Unemployed • Civilian Unemployment Rate ( = [Unemployed ÷ Labor Force] × 100)

Prices and Inflation • Consumer Price Index • Other indicators

Prices and Inflation • Consumer Price Index • Other indicators

Money Supply • M 1 • M 2 • M 3

Money Supply • M 1 • M 2 • M 3

Interest Rates • Effective Federal Funds Rate • 30 -Year Conventional Mortgage Rate

Interest Rates • Effective Federal Funds Rate • 30 -Year Conventional Mortgage Rate

Value of the Dollar • Trade Weighted Exchange Index

Value of the Dollar • Trade Weighted Exchange Index

Foreign Transactions • Exports (nominal, real) • Imports (nominal, real) • Balance on Current

Foreign Transactions • Exports (nominal, real) • Imports (nominal, real) • Balance on Current Account (nominal)