BEA reports GDP; local employment and earnings; consumer spending; corporate profits; balance of payments; trade in goods and services; and foreign direct investment.
The BLS reports on earnings, employment, layoffs, cost of benefits, CPI, Producer Price Index, and contains the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Land and air transport data.
The only federal survey that completely covers consumer characteristics, incomes, and detailed expenditures.
Searchable site includes agencies such as Census, NOAA, International Trade Administration, Patent & Trademark Office and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The Economic Census is conducted every 5 years and uses the American Factfinder search engine. This data provides the foundation for start-ups and existing establishments to make decisions on locations, marketing, business plans, and the cost of benefits. Nonprofits are included in the census.
Monthly report prepared for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress by the Council of Economic Advisors
Petroleum, natural gas, electricity, coal, renewable and alternative fuels, nuclear energy, forecasts and analyses, households, buildings & industry, international energy statistics, state and U.S. historical data.
This government site teaches export basics, answers tariff and logistics questions, and has trade data, analysis, and market research. The Trade Information Center is merged here.
U.S. central bank.
Transcripts of the FOMC meetings are verbatim remarks by Fed governors on economic conditions and monetary policy. Remarks are embargoed for 5 years. The Beige Book summarizes economic activity in each Fed region. The minutes start in the late 1930’s.
Financial Report of the U.S. Government, Daily Treasury Statement, Monthly Treasury Statement.
U.S. imports and exports via the ITC DataWeb.
Journal sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, includes many statistical tables..
Crops and plants, demographics, agricultural economics, environment, livestock and animals.
Sponsored by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, provides monthly commentary on the economy and business climate.