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Economic Indicators

New Residential Sales

November 23rd, 2022

October 2022

+7.5*

% change

September 2022(r)

-11.0*

% change

Released: November 23rd, 2022 Next Release: December 23rd, 2022

Sales of new single-family houses in October 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 632,000. This is 7.5 percent (+/- 20.8%)* above the revised September 2022 estimate of 588,000.

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Advance Report Durable Goods

November 23rd, 2022

October 2022

+1.0°

% change

September 2022(r)

+0.3°

% change

Released: November 23rd, 2022 Next Release: December 23rd, 2022

New orders for manufactured durable goods in October, up seven of the last eight months, increased $2.8 billion or 1.0 percent to $277.4 billion.

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Selected Services Revenue

November 18th, 2022

3rd Quarter 2022

+2.2

% change

2nd Quarter 2022(r)

+2.3

% change

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

Advance U.S. selected services total revenue for the third quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $5,071.3 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2022 and up 9.3 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the third quarter of 2021.

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New Residential Construction

November 17th, 2022

October 2022

-4.2*

% change

September 2022(r)

-1.3*

% change

Released: November 17th, 2022 Next Release: December 20th, 2022

Privately-owned housing starts in October 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,425,000. This is 4.2 percent (+/- 12.7%)* below the revised September 2022 estimate of 1,488,000.

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Business Inventories

November 16th, 2022

September 2022

+0.4

% change in Inventories

August 2022(r)

+0.9

% change in Inventories

Released: November 16th, 2022 Next Release: December 15th, 2022

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for September 2022 were $2,464.4 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,847.9 billion, up 0.2 percent (+/- 0.2 percent)* from last month.

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Advance Monthly Retail Sales

November 16th, 2022

October 2022

+1.3

% change

September 2022(r)

0.0*

% change

Released: November 16th, 2022 Next Release: December 15th, 2022

U.S. retail and food services sales for October 2022 were $694.5 billion, up 1.3 percent (+/-0.5 percent) from the previous month.

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Monthly Wholesale Inventories

November 9th, 2022

September 2022

+0.6

% change in Inventories

August 2022(r)

+1.4

% change in Inventories

Released: November 9th, 2022 Next Release: December 9th, 2022

September 2022 sales of merchant wholesalers were $699.9 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.4 percent)* from last month. End-of-month inventories were $918.5 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.

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September 2022

73.3°

$ billion

August 2022(r)

65.7°

$ billion

Released: November 3rd, 2022 Next Release: December 6th, 2022

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $73.3 billion in September from $65.7 billion in August (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

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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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Construction Spending

November 1st, 2022

September 2022

+0.2*

% change

August 2022(r)

-0.6*

% change

Released: November 1st, 2022 Next Release: December 1st, 2022

Total construction activity for September 2022 ($1,811.1 billion) was 0.2 percent (+/-1.0 percent)* above the revised August 2022 ($1,807.0 billion).

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September 2022

92.2°

$ billion

August 2022

87.3°

$ billion

Released: October 26th, 2022 Next Release: November 30th, 2022

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $92.2 billion in September from $87.3 billion in August as exports decreased and imports increased.

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Advance Retail Inventories

October 26th, 2022

September 2022

+0.4

% change in Inventories

August 2022(r)

+1.4

% change in Inventories

Released: October 26th, 2022 Next Release: November 30th, 2022

September 2022 end-of-month inventories were $744.0 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.

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Advance Wholesale Inventories

October 26th, 2022

September 2022

+0.8

% change in Inventories

August 2022(r)

+1.4

% change in Inventories

Released: October 26th, 2022 Next Release: November 30th, 2022

September end-of-month inventories were $921.7 billion, up 0.8 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.

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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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