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Economic Indicators

Advance International Trade: Goods

September 28th, 2022

August 2022

87.3°

$ billion

July 2022

90.2°

$ billion

Released: September 28th, 2022 Next Release: October 26th, 2022

The advance international trade deficit in goods decreased to $87.3 billion in August from $90.2 billion in July as imports decreased more than exports.

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Advance Retail Inventories

September 28th, 2022

August 2022

+1.4

% change in Inventories

July 2022(r)

+1.1

% change in Inventories

Released: September 28th, 2022 Next Release: October 26th, 2022

August 2022 end-of-month inventories were $741.0 billion, up 1.4 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

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Advance Wholesale Inventories

September 28th, 2022

August 2022

+1.3

% change in Inventories

July 2022(r)

+0.6

% change in Inventories

Released: September 28th, 2022 Next Release: October 26th, 2022

August end-of-month inventories were $913.1 billion, up 1.3 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.

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New Residential Sales

September 27th, 2022

August 2022

+28.8

% change

July 2022(r)

-8.6*

% change

Released: September 27th, 2022 Next Release: October 26th, 2022

Sales of new single-family houses in August 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000. This is 28.8 percent (+/- 18.3%) above the revised July 2022 estimate of 532,000.

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Advance Report Durable Goods

September 27th, 2022

August 2022

-0.2°

% change

July 2022(r)

-0.1°

% change

Released: September 27th, 2022 Next Release: October 27th, 2022

New orders for manufactured durable goods in August, down two consecutive months, decreased $0.6 billion or 0.2 percent to $272.7 billion.

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New Residential Construction

September 20th, 2022

August 2022

+12.2*

% change

July 2022(r)

-10.9

% change

Released: September 20th, 2022 Next Release: October 19th, 2022

Privately-owned housing starts in August 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,575,000. This is 12.2 percent (+/- 14.9%)* above the revised July 2022 estimate of 1,404,000.

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Advance Monthly Retail Sales

September 15th, 2022

August 2022

+0.3*

% change

July 2022(r)

-0.4

% change

Released: September 15th, 2022 Next Release: October 14th, 2022

U.S. retail and food services sales for August 2022 were $683.3 billion, up 0.3 percent (+/-0.5 percent)* from the previous month.

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Business Inventories

September 15th, 2022

July 2022

+0.6

% change in Inventories

June 2022(r)

+1.4

% change in Inventories

Released: September 15th, 2022 Next Release: October 14th, 2022

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for July 2022 were $2,434.3 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,839.5 billion, down 0.9 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.

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Monthly Wholesale Inventories

September 9th, 2022

July 2022

+0.6

% change in Inventories

June 2022(r)

+1.8

% change in Inventories

Released: September 9th, 2022 Next Release: October 7th, 2022

July 2022 sales of merchant wholesalers were $698.0 billion, down 1.4 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $900.7 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.

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Selected Services Revenue

September 8th, 2022

2nd Quarter 2022

+2.2

% change

1st Quarter 2022(r)

+1.6

% change

Released: September 8th, 2022 Next Release: November 18th, 2022

U.S. selected services total revenue for the second quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $4,951.0 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the first quarter of 2022 and up 10.3 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2021.

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2nd Quarter 2022

+9.2

$ billion

1st Quarter 2022(r)

-1.2

$ billion

Released: September 7th, 2022 Next Release: December 7th, 2022

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $275.5 billion for the second quarter of 2022, up $9.2 (+/- 1.5) billion from first quarter of 2022.

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Quarterly Profits - Retailers'

September 7th, 2022

2nd Quarter 2022

+8.9

$ billion

1st Quarter 2022(r)

-24.0

$ billion

Released: September 7th, 2022 Next Release: December 7th, 2022

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $43.5 billion for the second quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2022), up $8.9 (+/- 0.3) billion from first quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2022).

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July 2022

70.6°

$ billion

June 2022(r)

80.9°

$ billion

Released: September 7th, 2022 Next Release: October 5th, 2022

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $70.6 billion in July from $80.9 billion in June (revised), as exports increased and imports decreased.

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Construction Spending

September 1st, 2022

July 2022

-0.4*

% change

June 2022(r)

-0.5*

% change

Released: September 1st, 2022 Next Release: October 3rd, 2022

Total construction activity for July 2022 ($1,777.3 billion) was 0.4 percent (+/-0.8 percent)* below the revised June 2022 ($1,784.3 billion).

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Homeownership Rate

August 2nd, 2022

2nd Quarter 2022

+65.8*

percent

2nd Quarter 2021

+65.4

percent

Released: August 2nd, 2022 Next Release: November 2nd, 2022

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2022, 65.8 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the second quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the second quarter 2021 rates.

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Rental Vacancy Rate

August 2nd, 2022

2nd Quarter 2022

+5.6

percent

2nd Quarter 2021

+6.2

percent

Released: August 2nd, 2022 Next Release: November 2nd, 2022

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2022, 5.6 percent, was lower than the rate in the second quarter 2021. The rate in the Northeast was lower than the second quarter 2021 rate. The rates in the Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the second quarter 2021 rates.

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