Joint Economic Committee

Latest Economic Data

  • U.S. Jobless Claims
    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 248,000 for the week ended July 1
  • U.S. Gross Domestic Product
    Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2017, according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • Existing Home Sales
    Existing-home sales rose 1.1% in May from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million