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Finance, Investing and the Economy

Curated information and resources about money and the economy

U.S. Economic Data

Find data reflecting the state of the nation's economy.

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
    Data about the U.S. economy. Includes gross domestic product (GDP), consumer spending, income & savings, industries, international trade & investment, prices & inflation, employment, government and more.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • Economic News Releases
      Data on major economic indicators; employment & unemployment; inflation & prices; pay, benefits & workplace injuries; productivity & technology; employment projections; and regional news.
    • Economy at a Glance
      Economic statistics organized at the national, regional, state and metropolitan area levels.
  • Census Bureau
    • Business and Economy
      The Census Bureau produces economic data across the entire economy on a monthly, quarterly, yearly and five-year basis.
    • Economic Indicators
      The Census Bureau produces monthly and quarterly snapshots of key sectors within the U.S. economy. Check here for the latest updates.
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Economic Indicators
    A monthly publication of compiled U.S. government data on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, etc. Data covers 1995 to the present.
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Interest Rates
    • Federal Reserve Statistical Release — Selected Interest Rates (H.15)
      Updated daily, Monday through Friday at 4:15 p.m. Provides current commercial paper, bank prime loan, U.S. government securities and other interest rates.
    • Key Interest Rates
      The current federal funds rate, discount rate and their historical values from the Wall Street Journal's Markets section.
    • Prime Rate
      The Wall Street Journal polls selected banks to determine the U.S. prime rate. The prime rate is used by banks to set consumer lending rates, for example on credit cards and auto loans.
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