U.S. Census Bureau releases first mobile app today for economy junkies

August 10, 2012|Gus G. Sentementes

Good news for all you earnest economy watchers out there. The U.S. Census Bureau today released its first mobile app called "America's Economy."

The Census built the app with some nifty features, such as notifications and social sharing to Twitter and Facebook. Now you can spread the joys and pitfalls of the U.S. economy with friends, family and followers!

You'll have easy access to the following 16 key indicators: Advance Monthly Retail Sales; New Residential Construction; New Residential Sales; Construction Spending; International Trade; Advance Report Durable Goods; Business Inventories; Manufacturers' Goods; Monthly Wholesale; Homeownership Rate; Quarterly Services Survey; QFR - Retail Trade; QFR - Manufacturing; Gross Domestic Product; Personal Income and Outlays; Unemployment Rate.

At the moment, the app is available on Android devices, but it's coming to Apple soon.

For more on it, here's the Census site.

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