By Rachel Mills: As happens every so often, government bean counters at the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) have decided that the way we've been calculating GDP in the past is wrong, all wrong and we must "fix" it. We must incorporate...Show More Summary
Seems easy enough. That way you can claim to be improving it even while nothing is actually improving in reality: The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced last week it would be changing the guidelines with which it calculates Gross Domestic Product, more familiarly known as the GDP, the standard by which the size and growth [...]
The Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau said that the U.S. trade deficit fell from $43.63 billion inRead the Rest...
By Ironman at Political Calculations: As expected, the first estimate of GDP for the first quarter of 2013 came in above the midpoint of our target forecast range, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis reporting that the aggregate national income of the United States was $13,750.1 billion in terms of constant 2005 U.S. Show More Summary
By Doug Short: The April Personal Income and Outlays report for March was published Monday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The latest Headline PCE price index year-over-year (YoY) rate of 0.97% is a decrease from last month's adjusted 1.34%. Show More Summary
The BEA released the underlying details for the Q1 advance GDP report today. The first graph is for Residential investment (RI) components as a percent of GDP. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, RI includes new single family...Show More Summary
By Karl Denninger: So what do we have here? Personal income increased $30.9 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $20.7 billion, or 0.2 percent, in March, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) said that personal income and spending growth eased in March. Personal income rose justRead the Rest...
The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for March: Personal income increased $30.9 billion, or 0.2 percent... in March, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $21.0...Show More Summary
In the first of three monthly reports for the first quarter of 2013, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Friday that real—that is, inflation-adjusted—annualized growth in gross domestic product was 2.5 percent. That is well below the 3.2 percent consensus of Dow Jones experts surveyed ahead of time. Show More Summary
By Sold At The Top: Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its first "estimate" of the Q1 2013 GDP report, showing that the economy grew in the quarter with real GDP improving at an annualized rate of 2.5% from Q4 2012. On a Complete Story »
Steve Landefeld, who has directed the Bureau of Economic Analysis since 1995, presides over a vast operation that strives not to be complex.
US GDP growth accelerated from a crawl to a walk in the first quarter of 2013, according to the advance estimate issued today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The reported annual growth rate of 2.5 percent was just a bit faster than the average rate during the recovery, and much stronger than the 0.4 percent reported for Q4 2012. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 2.5 percent in the first quarter ofRead the Rest...
By James Picerno: U.S. economic growth rebounded in the first quarter after stalling in last year’s final three months, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports in today's initial GDP estimate. But while Q1’s 2.5% advance (real seasonally...Show More Summary
The economy grew by 2.5% in the first quarter, according to Friday's report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. That's the early reading, at least. These reports are always revised in subsequent months. "Friends don't let friends waste...Show More Summary
There remain a lot of misunderstandings and all-out myths out there about the state of the U.S. economy. The Bureau Economic Analysis is here to help. They've put together a presentation (via Barry Ritholtz) to sort through what's real and what's hearsay. Taxes, debt, offshoring and wages are all covered. It's pretty eye-opening. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its latest gross-domestic-product figures this morning, and they were slightly lower than expected: The economy grew by 2.5 percent, while economists had predicted about 3 percent growth in the...Show More Summary
ByEric Hyder: Background The US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently announced that starting in the 3rd quarter 2013 it will be revising the way it calculates Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The link is here. This revision involves...Show More Summary
We've pointed a few times in the past to a chart from William Patry's book, looking at how frequently copyright was renewed at the 28 year mark back when copyright (a) required registration and (b) required a "renewal" at 28 years to keep it another 28 years. Show More Summary