Index

A

After-tax cost, 115

Aggregate price index, 18–19

Aggregate quantity index, 19

Agricultural prices, 66–67

American Community Survey, 48

B

Balance of payments, 101–103, 105, 128

Base period, 17–20, 55, 67, 85

Beige Book, 121

Briefing.com, 124–126

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 23–24, 31, 41–46, 57, 60, 96, 102, 104, 105, 128–129, 133

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 17, 54–58, 60–62, 81, 83, 85–89, 98–99, 129–130

Business cycle, 13, 26–29, 32, 82, 91, 132

C

Capitalist system, 70

Chained indexes, 18

Coincident indicators, 29

Consensus forecast, 4, 21–22, 124

Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), 36–37

Consumer credit rates, 80

Consumer Price Index (CPI), 17–19, 54–56, 58, 60, 74

Consumer Sentiment Index, 36–37

Corporate profits, 45–46 ...

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