As a nation, we are constantly monitoring and appraising the economy and our financial health. We gather a tremendous amount of information to assess this. The Census Bureau randomly selects 60,000 households each month, unleashing a swarm of 2,000 field representatives to track down the selected participants and assess their employment status. The Bureau of [...]
The Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau said that the U.S. trade deficit edged marginally higher, up fromRead the Rest...
In addition to today's Non-Farm Payrolls report, two other economic datapoints are coming out today. From Calculated Risk: • At 8:30 AM, the Trade Balance report for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade...Show More Summary
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The Census Bureau said that new factory orders declined for the second straight month, down 2.0 percent and 0.7 percentRead the Rest...
The Census Bureau reported a 3.8 percent increase in manufacturing construction in January, more than offsetting the 3.4 percent declineRead the Rest...
By Sold At The Top: Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released their latest read of construction spending showing mixed results for January. Total private construction spending and single family construction spending rose since December,...Show More Summary
The Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased in January:The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during January 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $943.1 billion, 0.1 percent above the revised December estimate of $941.9 billion. Show More Summary
Census Bureau estimates that 40 million people living in U.S. in 2010 were born elsewhere.
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By Doug Short: The February Advance Report on January Durable Goods was released this morning by the Census Bureau. Here is the Bureau's summary on new orders: New orders for manufactured durable goods in January decreased $2.2 billion or 1.0 percent to $225.0 billion, the U.S. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau said that new durable goods orders fell 1.0 percent in January, extending the 5.3 percent decline observedRead the Rest...
The U.S. Census Bureau reported that total construction spending edged up 0.1% in December to $930.5 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) after advancing 0.8% in November. For the year, construction spending increased 4.8%.
By Wall Street Strategies: By David Urani The Census Bureau reported January new home sales, and what a surprise it was. Sales were up 9.6% month to month, and up 2.2% year over year to an annual rate of 468k. This comes in well above the consensus estimate calling for a 3% decline to 400k. Show More Summary
This morning at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, Martin Crutsinger reacted predictably to the Census Bureau's January new home sales release by commenting primarily on the forest while mostly ignoring the widely divergent health of the trees. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that new single-family home sales rose anRead the Rest...
Earlier: New Home Sales at 468,000 Annual Rate in January, Highest since 2008Even though the Census Bureau reported that new home sales rebounded in January from the low December rate (and the December sales rate was revised up), January...Show More Summary
Sales of new single-family houses in January increased a seasonally adjusted 9.6 percent month over month to 468,000 from a revised December rate of 427,000, according to a report released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of...
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 468 thousand. December sales were revised up from 414 thousand to 427 thousand, and November sales were revised down from 445 thousand to 444 thousand. Show More Summary
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