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Economic Indicators

New Residential Sales

January 26th, 2023

December 2022

+2.3*

% change

November 2022(r)

+0.7*

% change

Released: January 26th, 2023 Next Release: February 24th, 2023

Sales of new single-family houses in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 616,000. This is 2.3 percent (+/- 18.5%)* above the revised November 2022 estimate of 602,000.

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December 2022

90.3°

$ billion

November 2022

82.9°

$ billion

Released: January 26th, 2023 Next Release: February 28th, 2023

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $90.3 billion in December from $82.9 billion in November as exports decreased and imports increased.

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Advance Report Durable Goods

January 26th, 2023

December 2022

+5.6°

% change

November 2022(r)

-1.7°

% change

Released: January 26th, 2023 Next Release: February 27th, 2023

New orders for manufactured durable goods in December, up four of the last five months, increased $15.3 billion or 5.6 percent to $286.9 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today.

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New Residential Construction

January 19th, 2023

December 2022

-1.4*

% change

November 2022(r)

-1.8*

% change

Released: January 19th, 2023 Next Release: February 16th, 2023

Privately-owned housing starts in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,382,000. This is 1.4 percent (+/- 16.9%)* below the revised November 2022 estimate of 1,401,000.

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Business Inventories

January 18th, 2023

November 2022

+0.4

% change in inventories

October 2022(r)

+0.2

% change in inventories

Released: January 18th, 2023 Next Release: February 15th, 2023

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for November 2022 were $2,476.5 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,838.2 billion, down 0.8 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.

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Monthly Wholesale Inventories

January 10th, 2023

November 2022

+1.0

% change in inventories

October 2022(r)

+0.6

% change in inventories

Released: January 10th, 2023 Next Release: February 8th, 2023

November 2022 sales of merchant wholesalers were $693.7 billion, down 0.6 percent (+/- 0.5 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $933.1 billion, up 1.0 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.

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November 2022

61.5°

$ billion

October 2022(r)

77.8°

$ billion

Released: January 5th, 2023 Next Release: February 7th, 2023

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $61.5 billion in November from $77.8 billion in October (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.

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Selected Services Revenue

December 8th, 2022

3rd Quarter 2022

+2.2

% change

2nd Quarter 2022(r)

+2.3

% change

Released: December 8th, 2022 Next Release: February 17th, 2023

U.S. selected services total revenue for the third quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $5,064.2 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2022 and up 9.0 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the third quarter of 2021.

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3rd Quarter 2022

-19.4

$ billion

2nd Quarter 2022(r)

+4.9

$ billion

Released: December 7th, 2022 Next Release: March 20th, 2023

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $250.2 billion for the third quarter of 2022, down $19.4 (+/- 1.8) billion from second quarter of 2022.

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Quarterly Profits - Retailers'

December 7th, 2022

3rd Quarter 2022

-21.8

$ billion

2nd Quarter 2022(r)

+8.2

$ billion

Released: December 7th, 2022 Next Release: March 20th, 2023

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $21.0 billion for the third quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending October 31, 2022), down $21.8 (+/- 0.5) billion from second quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2022).

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Homeownership Rate

November 2nd, 2022

3rd Quarter 2022

+66.0

percent

3rd Quarter 2021

+65.4

percent

Released: November 2nd, 2022 Next Release: January 31st, 2023

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2022, 66.0 percent, was higher than the rate in the third quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast and West were higher than the third quarter 2021 rates. The rate in the Midwest was lower, and the rate in the South was not statistically different from the third quarter 2021 rates.

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Rental Vacancy Rate

November 2nd, 2022

3rd Quarter 2022

+6.0*

percent

3rd Quarter 2021

+5.8

percent

Released: November 2nd, 2022 Next Release: January 31st, 2023

The rental vacancy rate in the third quarter 2022, 6.0 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the third quarter 2021 rates.

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