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Real GDP

2018 Q2
$474.29 bil
2.59% from 2017 Q2

Unemployment Rate

Dec 2018
2.6%
-0.7 points from Dec 2017

Total Nonfarm Employment

2018 Q4
4.05 mil
1.8% from 2017 Q4

Size of the Labor Force

Dec 2018
4.33 mil
1.37% from Dec 2017

Average Weekly Wages

2018 Q2
$1,073
2.6% from 2017 Q2

Initial Unemployment Claims

Jan 2019
18,303
18.3% from Jan 2018

Taxable Retail Sales

2018 Q3
$32.21 bil
4.43% from 2017 Q3

FHFA Housing Price Index

2018 Q3
242.06
4.28% from 2017 Q3

Hotel Revenue per Available Room (REVPAR)

YTD Dec 2018
$71.24
1.28% from YTD Dec 2017