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FRED has added 42 monthly series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Economic Indicators report. These series depict the advance estimates for retail and wholesale inventories and international trade in goods. The advance estimates represent the current-month statistics of nearly complete coverage and complement full coverage releases for the following: monthly retail trade and food services; monthly wholesale trade: sales and inventories; and U.S. international trade in goods and services. See the notes for the individual advance series for links to their full series counterparts.
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FRED has added 262 monthly series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s retail trade program. These series provide current estimates of sales and inventories for U.S. retail and food service firms.
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FRED has added 38 monthly series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s retail trade program: These series provide early estimates of monthly sales for various U.S. retail and food service firms.
From Economic Synopses: These indexes can be the barometers of financial market health.
From Economic Synopses: Politics don’t seem to affect overall state government revenues and spending.
FRED has added 502 monthly series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s foreign trade program: These series cover goods imported to and exported from the United States by geographic location.
FRED has added 2,392 quarterly series on the financial results and position of U.S. corporations from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Financial Report. These data represent estimates from balance sheets, retained earnings, and related financial measures broken down by business activity in manufacturing, mining, wholesale trade, selected service industries, and retail trade.
FRED has added 48 monthly series from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Construction Spending release. These new series cover monthly percent changes in the dollar value of construction work done in the United States on new structures or improvements to existing structures for the private and public sectors.
Page One Economics looks at the winners and losers in international trade.