Small Business Administration (SBA)
Business and economic conditions and indicators collected by the U.S. government. Includes data and statistics on income, employment, trade, manufacturing and more.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Current and historical data: unemployment rate, consumer price index (CPI), payroll employment, average hourly earnings, producer price index (PPI), employment cost index (ECI), productivity, U.S. import price index, U.S. export price index.
Business and Demographic Map by County
Provided by the U.S. Census, this is an interactive map which shows a economic and demographic statistics for any town, city or state in America.
Daily briefings about key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau: retail sales, durable goods, manufacturing, construction, new home sales and more.
Full range of official statistical information produced by the federal government: economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use and farm production.
Financial Markets and the Economy
Research on bonds, equities, corporate bonds, derivatives, securities, etc. from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. They also offer many free reports and surveys on retail, human resources and economic issues.
Free Lunch (Moody's Analytics)
Economic and population data
U.S. Statistical Abstract
Published since 1878, this is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Due to budget cuts, data collection ended 10/1/2011.
Current Economic Conditions (Federal Reserve System Beige Book)
Based on anecdotal information from Bank and Branch directors, and interviews with economists, market experts and other sources. Summarized by District and sector, and published eight times per year.
Blog posts from the U.S. Department of Commerce
Gallup: Perceptions of the U.S. Economy
Economist: Markets & Data
Gallup: Perceptions of Foreign Countries
Interactive tool that allows you to compare data about the 11 major trading blocs and the participating countries.
International Trade Administration
A service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, a wealth of data about import, export, industries and more.