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Innovation @ BEA: Exploring New Data Projects

BEA is working on a variety of projects this year to bring new economic statistics your way. The goal is to give business people, policymakers and households additional tools to make informed decisions and deepen their understanding of the U.S. 515 more words

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2015 Trade Gap is $531.5 Billion

The U.S. international trade deficit increased in 2015 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $508.3 billion in 2014 to $531.5 billion in 2015, as exports decreased more than imports. 293 more words

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December 2015 Trade Gap is $43.4 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in December 2015 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $42.2 billion in November (revised) to $43.4 billion in December, as exports decreased and imports increased. 288 more words

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Real Disposable Income Rises in December

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in December, the same increase as in November. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.2 percent in December after increasing 0.5 percent in November. 115 more words

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GDP Increases in Fourth Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 279 more words

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Industry in Focus: How Health Care and Social Assistance Fared in Third Quarter

Health care is an industry that many of us experience firsthand, whether receiving treatment for an illness or injury or simply getting an annual check-up. In the third quarter of 2015, health care and social assistance was the second-leading contributor to the 2 percent increase in the U.S. 264 more words

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Retail Trade Led Growth in the Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product by Industry

Retail trade; health care and social assistance; and agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the third quarter of 2015. 59 more words

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