January 27, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods, Home Sales
January 23, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
December 29, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Consumer Sentiment
December 22, 2014 - Industry News
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
Tags: Economy, Home Sales
December 1, 2014 - Industry News
Key economic indicators for October that were posted last week show mostly good news for trucking, including durable goods, home sales and consumer confidence.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods, Home Sales, Consumer Spending, Personal Income
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
Inflation in the U.S. was muted in October, according to a new Commerce Department Report, due in large part to falling fuel prices.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Prices, Home Sales
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Sales of new homes in the U.S. hit a six-month high last month while the improvement for August was cut dramatically, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
October 21, 2014 - Industry News
The latest housing starts figures show the housing market continues to move in the right direction, finally recapturing 2013 levels after a weak start to the year.
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of new single-family homes in the U.S. are booming with it hitting its highest level in six years during August and posting the second straight monthly gain.
September 22, 2014 - Industry News
After four consecutive months of gains, existing-home sales slipped in August, according to the National Association of Realtors, but remains near its highest level so far this year.
Tags: Economy, Construction, Home Sales
August 25, 2014 - Industry News
New home sales in the U.S. declined in July, according to the Commerce Department, falling for the second month in a row and hitting a four-month low.
August 21, 2014 - Industry News
The latest measure on the condition of the U.S. economy and where it's heading shows improvement again, according to the private research group The Conference Board.
Tags: Economy, The Conference Board, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
July 24, 2014 - Industry News
New home sales dropped in June and the Commerce Department revised the extraordinarily strong May figures downward.
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Consumer prices rose again in June, but the pace was less than it was the month before, according to the U.S. Labor Department.
May 22, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Three newly released reports suggest the American economy may finally be shaking off the winter doldrums that brought business activity down in the first quarter, with expectations of improvements well into the year.
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
After months of stagnant activity, pending home sales rose in March, marking the first gain in the past nine months, according to the National Association of Realtors.
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Sales of new single-family homes in the U.S. plunged during March, hitting it lowest level since July and marking the third decline out of the last six months.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Manufacturing
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
New figures show existing-home sales fell to their lowest level in more than 18 months during March, according to the National Association of Realtors, but the trend may be staring to ease.
March 31, 2014 - Industry News
New figures show biggest driver of the U.S. economy increased last month while the overall economy grew more than estimated a month ago.
Tags: Economy, Freight, GDP, Durable Goods, Home Sales, Consumer Spending
March 20, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Rising prices and severe winter weather caused existing-home sales to slip in February to its lowest level since July 2012 while the outlook for the overall American economy is improving.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators
February 26, 2014 - Industry News
Following several recent less than encouraging recent economic reports one was issued Wednesday showing things are high stepping in at least one segment.
February 21, 2014 - Industry News
Existing-home sales fell in January to the lowest level in a year-and-a-half, but ongoing inventory shortages continue to lift prices in much of the U.S., according to a report released on Friday by the National Association of Realtors.
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell 7% in December from the month before, following a November drop of 3.9% from the month before, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
January 23, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Total new construction starts in the U.S. during 2013 increased 6% from the year before to $516.8 billion. This follows the 10% gain reported for 2012 and modest 2% gains in both 2010 and 2011, according to new data released from construction information services provider McGraw Hill Construction.
Tags: Economy, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators, Construction Industry
December 31, 2013 - Industry News
The final week of 2013 provided some encouraging economic numbers including about holiday sales.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Durable Goods, Home Sales, Consumer Spending
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