Federal Reserve Bank of New York The Empire State Manufacturing Survey is one of a myriad of regional business condition surveys put out monthly or quarterly by a variety of Federal Reserve Bank branches, college and University economic departments, or business groups. Most of these surveys … [Read more...]
Economic IndicatorsAs a service to our clients and to the general public, John Dunham and Associates provides information on current economic statistics. Rather than relying on government press releases to interpret the information, we provide value added commentary to further describe how changes in these key economic data are important to business and industry. Please feel free to use these commentaries. However, please provide proper attribution to this website.
International Council of Shopping Centers The Chain Store Sales Index provides information on the monthly sales volumes from chain stores and is released on the first Thursday of the month. Put out by the International Council of Shopping Centers, this monthly report on the U.S. retail … [Read more...]
Automatic Data Processing (ADP)/Moody’s Analytics This report measures levels of non-farm private employment based on payroll data from over half of ADP's U.S. business clients. ADP is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing and human capital management solutions. The data … [Read more...]
US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis The Personal Income and Outlays report is issued by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) monthly. This report provides a measure of income received from wages and salaries, as well as investment income, as well as an estimate of personal … [Read more...]
US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis Gross Domestic Product is a measure of the nation’s economic activity. The statistic measures the sum of the nation’s production for both the private and public sectors. A nation with an increasing GDP in real terms is considered to be … [Read more...]