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…]

October 2013: Business Indicators

Read Nevada business indicators: October 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…]

August 2013: Business Indicators

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

The “third” estimate for first quarter 2013 show U.S. real GDP increasing at an annualized rate of 1.8 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 while personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, business fixed… [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…]

April 2013: Business Indicators

Read Nevada Business Indicators: April 2013 - business indicators for the U.S. and Nevada economies.

Revised estimates for fourth quarter 2012 show U.S. real GDP increasing 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…]

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…]

July 2012: Business Indicators

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

The U.S. economy is showing signs of slowing growth. Revised data show U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 1.9 percent during first quarter 2012, which represents a substantial slowing from the fourth-quarter rate of 3.0 percent. Business fixed investment, residential investment and inventories also made positive contributions. Government spending and net exports… [More…]

June 2012: Business Indicators

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

U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent during first quarter 2012, representing a substantial slowing from the fourth-quarter rate of 3.0 percent. Government spending, business fixed investment and net exports made negative contributions. U.S. nonfarm employment rose by only 115,000 jobs in April, marking the weakest gain since August 2011. Consumer sentiment increased… [More…]

May 2012: Business Indicators

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U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 3.0 percent during fourth quarter 2011, representing a substantial gain over the third-quarter rate of 1.8 percent. Consumption spending and inventory investment were particularly strong. Residential and business fixed investment slowed. Imports and government spending made negative contributions. U.S. nonfarm employment rose by only 120,000 jobs… [More…]

April 2012: Business Indicators

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According to the second estimate, U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 3.0 percent during fourth quarter 2011, which represents a substantial gain over the third-quarter rate of 1.8 percent. U.S. nonfarm employment rose by 227,000 jobs in January, and the unemployment rate held steady at 8.3 percent as labor force participation increased.… [More…]

March 2012: Business Indicators

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U.S. real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent during fourth quarter 2011, which represents a gain over the third-quarter figure of 1.8 percent. Consumption spending and inventory investment were particularly strong. Residential investment showed stronger growth, but business fixed investment slowed. U.S. nonfarm employment rose by 243,000 jobs in January, and the… [More…]