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Personal Savings Rate Rises in February

Personal income rose 0.4 percent in February, the same increase as in January. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, rose 0.3 percent in February after rising 0.6 percent in January. 115 more words

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GDP Increases in Fourth Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 244 more words

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State Personal Income 2014

Average state personal income growth accelerated to 3.9 percent in 2014 from 2.0 percent in 2013. Growth of state personal income – the sum of net earnings by place of residence, property income, and personal current transfer receipts – ranged from 0.5 percent Nebraska to 5.7 percent in Alaska and Oregon, with 45 states growing faster in 2014 than in 2013. 30 more words

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State Personal Income: Fourth Quarter 2014

State personal income grew 1.0 percent on average in the fourth quarter of 2014, the same average growth rate as in the third quarter. The acceleration in personal income growth in Florida, Texas, and 30 other states was offset by a slowdown in 15 states, including California and New York. 46 more words

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U.S. Current-Account Deficit Increases in Fourth Quarter 2014

The U.S. current-account deficit—a net measure of transactions between the United States and the rest of the world in goods, services, primary income (investment income and compensation), and secondary income (current transfers)—increased to $113.5 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2014 from $98.9 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2014. 195 more words

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Travel and Tourism Spending Accelerated in the Fourth Quarter of 2014

Real spending on travel and tourism accelerated in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing at an annual rate of 4.5 percent after increasing 3.4 percent (revised) in the third quarter.  110 more words

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BEA’s Statistics on How Industries Perform Each Quarter Provide Insight into U.S.’ Economic Recovery

Thanks to a new set of BEA data, you can now find out how the economic recovery that began in the summer of 2009 is affecting America’s industries each quarter. 353 more words

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