Business Indicators: April 2014

Nevada business indicators: April 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for fourth quarter 2013 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent, lower than the 3.2 percent growth first reported in the “advance” estimate. The revision consisted of a smaller increase in personal consumption expenditures from third to fourth quarter 2013. Non-residential fixed investment, net exports… [More...]

Business Indicators: March 2014

Read Nevada business indicators: March 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for fourth quarter 2013 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 3.2 percent, below the 4.1 percent growth experienced during third quarter 2013. Personal consumption expenditures, non-residential fixed investment, net exports and state and local government spending made positive contributions. Federal government spending and residential investment made… [More...]

Business Indicators: February 2014

Read Nevada business indicators: February 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “third” estimate for third quarter 2013 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.1 percent, an improvement over the 3.6 percent growth reported in the “second” estimate. Higher levels of personal consumption expenditures and nonresidential fixed investment were responsible for the upward revision. Residential investment, net exports, and state… [More...]

January 2014: Business Indicators

Read Nevada business indicators: January 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “second” estimate for third quarter 2013 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 3.6 percent, an improvement over the 2.8 percent growth initially reported. Most of the revision was due to an acceleration of private inventory investment. Personal consumption expenditures, business fixed investment, residential investment, net exports and state… [More...]

December 2013: Business Indicators

Read Nevada business indicators: December 2013. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

Advanced estimates for third quarter 2013 show U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent, a slight improvement over the 2.5 percent growth experienced in second quarter 2013. Federal government spending made negative contributions. Personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed investment, residential investment, net exports, and state and… [More...]

November 2013: Business Indicators

Read Nevada business indicators: November 2013. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

Revised estimates for second quarter 2013 show U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent, an improvement over the 1.7 percent growth first reported. Federal government spending made negative contributions. Personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed investment, residential investment, and state and local government spending all made positive… [More...]

September 2013: Business Indicators

A look at September 2013 Business Indicators for the U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno.

Estimates for second quarter 2013 show U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 1.7 percent, an improvement over the 1.1 percent growth experienced in first quarter 2013. Federal government spending and net exports made negative contributions. Personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed investment, residential investment, and state and local… [More...]

July 2013: Business Indicators

July 2013: Business Indicators - U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, Reno

Revised estimates for first quarter 2013 show U.S. real GDP increasing at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent, an improvement over the 0.4 percent growth experienced in fourth quarter 2012. Federal government spending, net exports, and state and local government spending all made negative contributions. Personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed investment, and… [More...]

June 2013: Business Indicators

Business Indicators for U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies

Initial estimates for first quarter 2013 show U.S. real GDP increasing at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent, an improvement over the 0.4 percent growth experienced in fourth quarter 2012. Federal government spending, net exports, and state and local government spending all made negative contributions. Personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed investment, and… [More...]

May 2013: Business Indicators

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Revised estimates for fourth quarter 2012 show U.S. real GDP increasing at an annualized rate of 0.4 percent, a little higher than the “second” estimated rate of 0.1 percent. Private inventory investment, federal government spending, and exports made negative contributions. The reduction in federal government spending comes after a surge in defense spending during third… [More...]

March 2013: Business Indicators

Business Indicators for U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies

First estimates for fourth quarter 2012 show U.S. real GDP decreasing by an annualized rate of 0.1 percent. Private inventory investment, federal government spending, and exports made negative contributions. The reduction in federal government spending comes after a surge in defense spending during third quarter, as a response to possible sequestration. In addition, Europe’s problems… [More...]

February 2013: Business Indicators

Business Indicators for U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies

The U.S. economy is showing signs of moderate improvement. Revised estimates of U.S. real GDP for third quarter 2012 show an annualized growth rate of 3.1 percent, up from the previous estimate of 2.0 percent. Most of the revision can be attributed to a higher rate of inventory accumulation than previously estimated. Although real GDP… [More...]

January 2013: Business Indicators

Business Indicators for U.S., Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies

The U.S. economy is showing signs of moderate improvement. Revised estimates of U.S. real GDP for third quarter 2012 show an annualized growth rate of 2.7 percent, up from the previous estimate of 2.0 percent. Most of the improvement can be attributed to a higher rate of inventory accumulation than previously estimated. U.S. nonfarm employment… [More...]

December 2012: Business Indicators

The U.S. economy is showing signs of moderate improvement. Estimates of U.S. real GDP for third quarter 2012 show an annualized growth rate of 2.0 percent. Although higher than the tepid 1.3 percent growth rate for second quarter, the third quarter rate is well below the average growth rate of 3.4 percent the U.S. economy… [More...]

November 2012: Business Indicators

The U.S. economy continues to experience weak growth. Recently revised data for U.S. real GDP show an annualized growth rate of 1.3 percent for second quarter 2012, somewhat below the previous estimate of 1.7 percent. Consumer spending drove most of the gains, but it was lower than in first quarter. Business fixed investment and residential… [More...]

October 2012: Business Indicators

The U.S. economy continues to experience slowing growth. Revised data for U.S. real GDP show an annualized growth rate of 1.7 percent for second quarter, somewhat lower than the 2.0 percent rate set in first quarter 2012. Consumer spending drove most of the gains, but it was lower than in first quarter. Business fixed investment… [More...]

September 2012: Business Indicators

The U.S. economy continues to experience slowing growth. Second quarter data for U.S. real GDP show an annualized growth rate of 1.5 percent, lower than the annualized rate of 2.0 percent during first quarter 2012. Consumer spending drove most of the gains, but was much lower than in first quarter. Business fixed investment and residential… [More...]