Economic Trends and Indicators
What are the most important indicators? Leading indicators give you an idea about where the economy is headed. Lagging indicators are useful in confirming your hypotheses. Find out which are most important, and what they're telling you about the health of the U.S. economy.
- GDP (current)
- Durable Goods (current)
- Employment Rate (current)
- Unemployment Rate (current)
- Retail Sales (current)
- FOMC Meeting Announcements (current)
- Consumer Price Index (current)
- Fed Funds Rate (current)
- Inflation - (current)
- What Is GDP?
- Leading Indicators
- Federal Funds Rate - What Is It?
- Treasury Bills, Notes and Bonds
- Interest Rates
- Manufacturing Jobs
- Stock Market
- Oil Prices
- Lagging Indicators
- Consumer Confidence Index
- CPI - How It Measures Inflation
What are the most critical trends affecting your financial future? It's easy to get lost in the deluge of data streaming at you constantly. Here's a quick and easy look at the most important trends, the most reliable predictions, and an idea of what the future holds. Also get the truth behind a lot of common fears, such as the collapse of the dollar and even the U.S. economy itself!
- Top Five Future Trends
- Top Ten Predictions for the Next Decade
- The Dollar Is Declining
- Gas Prices Rise Every Spring
- Food Prices Are Rising
- National Debt Is Unsustainable
- Reasons for the High Trade Deficit
- Personal Credit Card Debt Declining
- Impact of Global Warming
- Will the U.S. Economy Ever Collapse?
A profile of each of the major Federal Government agencies and related governmental authorities that affect the U.S. economy. This is where most news sources get their information. Now you can get the facts for free! You'll understand how the data is measured, and how it's used to make decisions at the highest levels.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Commerce Dept.
- Congressional Budget Office
- Council of Economic Advisors
- Defense Dept.
- Energy Dept
- Energy Information Administration
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Freddie Mac
- Fannie Mae