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Commerce Data: Then & Now

In July, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that our department will be hiring our first ever Chief Data Officer (CDO), building on her commitment to Commerce’s role as “America’s Data Agency.” She also announced the formation of a data advisory council comprising private sector leaders who will help the CDO navigate new and dynamic data challenges. 707 more words

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BEA Stats Offer Interesting Nuggets about U.S. Factories in Recognition of Manufacturing Day

Today is Manufacturing Day and that’s the perfect time to brush up on your factory factoids. Here are some data nuggets produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis that might surprise you: 271 more words

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August 2014 Trade Gap is $40.1 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in August 2014 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $40.3 billion in July (revised) to $40.1 billion in August as exports increased more than imports. 321 more words

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State Personal Income: Second Quarter 2014

State personal income growth accelerated to 1.5 percent on average in the second quarter of 2014 from 1.2 percent in the first quarter. Personal income growth ranged from 2.7 percent in North Dakota and Nebraska to 1.1 percent in New York and Alaska, with growth accelerating in 36 states. 30 more words

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Real Consumer Spending Rose in August

Personal income rose 0.3 percent in August after rising 0.2 percent in July. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, rose 0.4 percent in August after… 116 more words

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GDP Turns up in Second Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2014, according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 205 more words

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Value of Both U.S. Assets and U.S. Liabilities Increased in Second Quarter 2014

The U.S. net international investment position was -$5,445.1 billion (preliminary) at the end of the second quarter of 2014 as the value of U.S. liabilities exceeded the value of U.S. 144 more words

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