B C D: Business Conditions Digest

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Business cycles
Vols. for Nov. 1968- include an advance release of the expanded summary table (table 1).

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Page 83 - Textile mill products Apparel and other textile products Lumber and wood products Furniture and fixtures Paper and allied products Printing and publishing Chemicals and allied products Petroleum and coal products Rubber and miscellaneous plastic products Leather and leather products Stone, clay, and glass products Primary metal industries Fabricated metal products Machinery...
Page 83 - Personal income is the sum of wage and salary disbursements, other labor income, proprietors' income, rental income of persons, dividends, personal interest income, and transfer payments, less personal contributions for social insurance.
Page 104 - Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics and Bureau of the Census (B4, B8) •72.
Page 1 - ... as for analysts who use combinations of these approaches. Various other types of data (such as the balance of payments) and analytical measures (such as the diffusion indexes) are also provided to facilitate complete analysis. The report is organized into six major sections, as follows: (A) National income and product; (B) cyclical indicators; (C) anticipations and intentions; (D) other key indicators; (E) analytical measures; and (F) international comparisons. Several appendixes present historical...
Page 112 - National income is the total earnings arising from the current production of goods and services and accruing to the labor and property employed in production. The components of national income are compensation of employees, proprietors' income, rental income of persons, corporate profits and the inventory valuation adjustment, and net interest.
Page 112 - CYCLICAL INDICATORS The business cycle is generally described as consisting of alternating periods of expansion and contraction in aggregate economic activity; that is, the complex of activities represented by such concepts as total production, employment, income, consumption, trade, and the flow of funds. Although a recurrent pattern has been characteristic of American economic history, many economists do not consider it inevitable. One of the techniques developed in business cycle research is widely...
Page 104 - This report brings together the principal time series on defense activities which influence short-term changes in the national economy. These include series on obligations, contracts, orders, shipments, inventories, expenditures, employment, and earnings.
Page 104 - It is the sum of wages and salaries and supplements to wages and salaries. Wages and Salaries consists of the monetary remuneration of employees commonly regarded as wages and salaries, inclusive of executives' compensation, commissions, tips, and bonuses, and of payments in kind which represent income to the recipients.
Page 104 - 61. Business expenditures on new plant and equipment, total (0,111). -Department Of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, and the Securities and Exchange Commission •62.

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