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US Economic Statistics

Rates    Date Change
AAA Corporate Bond Yield 3.53 Oct 6, 2016 +2.00 bps
BAA Corporate Bond Yield 4.36 Oct 5, 2016 +1.00 bps
Discount Rate 1.00 Dec 17, 2015 +25.00 bps
Federal Fund Target Rate 0.25 Dec 16, 2008 -75.00 bps
Federal Funds Effective Rate 0.41 Dec 1, 2016 +10.00 bps
Yield Curve     Dec 9, 2016  
LIBOR Yield Curve     Mar 21, 2013  
Prime Rate 3.50 Dec 17, 2015 +25.00 bps
TED Spread 0.2100 Mar 21, 2013 -- 
Employment    Date Change
Average Hourly Earnings 21.73 Nov 2016 +0.09 %
Average Weekly Earnings 730.13 Nov 2016 +0.09 %
Labour Force 145,128 Nov 2016 +0.12 %
Non Farm Payroll 178 Nov 2016 +25.35 %
Unemployment Insurance Initial Claim 298,000 Aug 16, 2014 -4.49 %
Unemployment Rate 4.6 Nov 2016 -0.30 
GDP    Date Change
Debt to GDP 88.3 Jan 2013 +3.52 %
Gross Domestic Product (Change) -0.2 Q1 2015
Business    Date Change
Core Retail Sales (Change) -1.0 Dec 2014
Existing Home Sales 5,470 Jan 2016 +0.37 %
FHFA House Price Index (Annual Change) 7.4 Jan 2014
FHFA House Price Index (Change) 0.5 Jan 2014
Housing Starts (Change) -0.3 Oct 2011
Industrial Production (Change) 0.0 Oct 2016
Pending Home Sales Index 110.0 Oct 2016 +0.09 %
Purchasing Manager Index 51.3 Jan 2014 -9.20 %
Refinery Capacity 18,436.0 Dec 2, 2016 -- 
Refinery Capacity Utilization 90.4 Dec 2, 2016 +0.60 
Retail Sales (Change) -0.9 Dec 2014
S&P Home Price Index Composite (Annual Change) 10.3 Mar 2013
S&P Home Price Index Composite (Change) 1.4 Mar 2013
S&P Home Price Index Composite 20 (Annual Change) 10.9 Mar 2013
S&P Home Price Index Composite 20 (Change) 1.4 Mar 2013
Indices    Date Change
Consumer Price Index (Annual Change) 1.6 Oct 2016
Consumer Price Index (Change) 0.4 Oct 2016
Core Consumer Price Index (Annual Change) 2.2 Oct 2016
Core Consumer Price Index (Change) 0.1 Oct 2016
Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (Annual Change) 1.580 Jun 2014
Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (Change) 0.155 Jun 2014
Core Producer Price Index (Change) 0.3 Dec 2015
Dollar Index 94.429 Dec 2, 2016 -0.35 %
Personal Consumption Expenditures (Annual Change) 1.718 Jun 2014
Personal Consumption Expenditures (Change) 0.236 Jun 2014
Producer Price Index (Change) -0.8 Dec 2015
International    Date Change
Current Account -81,117.0 Q4 2013 +15.82 %
Trade Balance -40,378.0 Mar 2014 +3.57 %
Treasury International Capital System -152,896.0 Sep 2016 -482.16 %
Stocks    Date Change
DJ Industrial Ave Actual 19,097.90 Nov 28, 2016 -0.28 %
DJ Industrial Ave Actual in Euro 18,084.89 Nov 23, 2016 +1.02 %
DJ Industrial Ave Actual in Yen 21,558.55 Nov 23, 2016 +2.21 %
Nasdaq Composite Index 5,368.81 Nov 28, 2016 -0.56 %
Nasdaq Composite Index in Euro 5,099.20 Nov 23, 2016 +0.60 %
Nasdaq Composite Index in Yen 6,078.63 Nov 23, 2016 +1.79 %
S&P 500 Index 2,201.72 Nov 28, 2016 -0.53 %
S&P 500 Index in Euro 2,089.39 Nov 23, 2016 +0.79 %
S&P 500 Index in Yen 2,490.71 Nov 23, 2016 +1.98 %
The United States has the highest GDP in the world by far (over $13 trillion), and has experienced steady economic growth over the years. In today's era of globalization, U.S. investors and corporations continue to have great influence in the world's economy. The U.S. dollar is by far the most widely traded currency in the world. It is often the "vehicle currency" in many currency transactions (meaning two currencies are traded against the U.S. dollar rather than directly against each other, a common market practice). Because of the U.S. influence on the global economy, any changes in U.S. economic status or the value of U.S. dollar are closely monitored by market participants across the globe.