September 24, 2015
Economic watchers got a mixed bag of reports on Thursday. One showed an easing in part of the manufacturing sector, including a measure of business investment. However, two others were upbeat regarding housing and the upcoming holiday sales season.
September 21, 2015
Following three straight months of gains, existing–home sales dipped in August, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.
August 25, 2015
The underlying fundamentals of the U.S. economy are better than, or at least nowhere near as bad as, the panic that set into Wall Street starting late last week and extended into Monday, according to several newly released reports.
July 24, 2015
Sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. dropped 6.8% in June from the previous month but are still up 18% over last year.
July 22, 2015
Economic Watch: Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, according to figures released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors, while a separate report shows post-recession industrial production levels are not as strong as earlier thought.
June 24, 2015
The U.S. economy contracted less in the first quarter of the year than previously estimated, according to a Commerce Department report released Wednesday.
June 22, 2015
Fueled partly by an increase in sales to first-time buyers, existing-home sales in May rose to their highest pace in nearly six years.
May 26, 2015
A measure of consumer confidence has increased following a sharp downturn, while new home sales rebounded strongly, according to reports released on Tuesday.
May 21, 2015
A first look at the nation’s manufacturing sector shows activity has declined for the second straight month. However, a measure of future economy activity is on the upswing.
April 23, 2015
Sales of new homes in the U.S. during March fell the most in more than 18 months following three straight monthly gains, according to the Commerce Department.
April 22, 2015
Existing-home sales in the U.S. jumped in March to their highest annual rate in 18 months, according to the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday. Led by the Midwest, all major regions experienced strong sales gains in March and are above their year-over-year sales pace.
March 23, 2015
Existing-home sales in the U.S. increased modestly in February, but constrained inventory levels pushed price growth to its fastest pace in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors on Monday.
February 25, 2015
Sales of new single-family homes slipped in January from the month before but are up compared to the same time a year earlier.
February 23, 2015
Existing-home sales in the U.S. declined in January to their lowest rate in nine months, but the pace was higher than a year ago for the fourth straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors.
January 27, 2015
Shipments of U.S. manufactured durable goods, those designed to last three years or more, rebounded in December but new orders turned in its worst performance since August, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
January 23, 2015
One of the first looks at how the economy is doing in the New Year shows a further upturn in business conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector, but the overall rate of improvement eased further from last August’s peak.
December 29, 2014
Consumer confidence reached its most favorable level this month since the last cyclical peak was set in January 2007, according to the Thompson Reuters/University of Michigan Survey of Consumers, released just before Christmas.
December 22, 2014
After hitting their highest level of the year during October existing-home sales slid in November, according to figures released Monday by the National Association of Realtors
December 1, 2014
Key economic indicators for October that were posted last week show mostly good news for trucking, including durable goods, home sales and consumer confidence.
November 20, 2014
Inflation in the U.S. was muted in October, according to a new Commerce Department Report, due in large part to falling fuel prices.
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