Current Economic Conditions
The following sites publish data and indicators to help monitor current economic conditions.
These links will direct you to external Web sites.
State of Iowa
|Labor market conditions||Iowa Workforce Development|
|State fiscal updates||Fiscal Services Division, Iowa Legislative Services Agency|
|Manufacturing outlook||Iowa Business Conditions Index, Creighton University|
|Nonfarm business activity||Midwest Economy Index, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago|
|Manufacturing outlook||Mid-American States Business Conditions Index, Creighton University|
|Unemployment||Current Population Survey, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics|
|Gross Domestic Product||U.S. Economy at a Glance, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis|
|Inflation||Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics|
|Consumer sentiment||Surveys of Consumers, University of Michigan, via Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis|
|Manufacturing outlook||Report on Business, Institute for Supply Management|
|Housing market conditions||U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development|
|Retail sales||Monthly and Annual Retail Trade, U.S. Census Bureau|