U.S. Economy in a Snapshot

U.S. Economy in a Snapshot is a monthly presentation designed to give you a quick and accessible look at developments in the economy.
Overview of the November 2022 Snapshot
  • Employment growth moderated, wage inflation eased, housing starts fell, and core inflation remained high. Output rebounded in Q3. The net exports component was a large contributor to growth, while residential investment, spending on structures, and inventories were all drags. Consumer spending grew modestly
  • Real disposable income was unchanged. The level remained well below its trend growth path. Real consumer spending was up over the month. The personal saving rate was at a low level.
  • Housing starts and home sales fell.
  • The growth of payroll employment slowed to a still solid pace, while the unemployment rate rose. The growth of hourly earnings over the year slowed.
  • Core PCE inflation over the year moved higher.
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Read more about the launch of the series: Just Released: U.S. Economy in a Snapshot, Liberty Street Economics, June 2015

2022 Release Dates
Released by 11:00 a.m.

Jan 14*   
Feb 11   
Mar 18   
Apr 8   
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Aug 12   
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Oct 14  
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Dec 16

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2023 Release Dates
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Jan 13
Feb 10
Mar 10
Apr 14
May 12
Jun 16
Jul 14
Aug 11
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Oct 13
Nov 10
Dec 15

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About the New York Fed's Snapshot
U.S. Economy in a Snapshot, produced by the Research Group of the New York Fed, is designed to provide a tight yet comprehensive overview of current economic and financial developments. This monthly packet presents charts and commentary on a broad range of topics that include labor and financial markets, the behavior of consumers and firms, and the global economy. What’s more, Snapshot aims to cover special topics such as movements in commodity prices, developments in the Second District, or findings from the New York Fed Survey of Consumer Expectations.
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