Employment by Industry

The total number of seasonally adjusted (SA), non-farm people employed in the US in April was 146,063,000. This figure was up 2,186,000 (+1.52%) year on year and increased by of 211,000 month on month (0.14%). The economy continues to create strong overall job growth, averaging 145,000 jobs per month over the last 16 months. The [...]

U.S. Inventory Census Report

Each month the US Census Bureau issues a report on inventory levels of manufactured goods. The time series data is presented in both seasonally adjusted (SA), non-inflation adjusted dollars and inflation adjusted dollars. The inflation adjustment is made by using the Census Bureau’s producer price index (PPI), series for each of its nine categories. In [...]

Currency Report

The US dollar (USD) has retreated for three weeks in a row against a basket of currencies known as the Broad Index. The April 2017 Broad index value was 99.84, down 0.8% from the March’s reading and the first month as a two digit number after recording a string of five triple digit values. Over [...]