Today’s GDP release (Q1, 2nd Estimate) was accompanied by the BLS Corporate Profits (preliminary estimate) report for the 1st Quarter.
Of course, there are many ways to adjust and depict overall Corporate Profits. For reference purposes, here is a chart from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) showing the Corporate Profits After Tax (last updated May 30,2013, with a value of $1737.6 Billion) :
Here is the Corporate Profits After Tax measure shown on a Percentage Change from a Year Ago perspective:
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