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August New and Existing Home Sales

New Home Sales Jump in August, Existing Sales Cooler New Home Sales for August jumped by 18.0 percent, to an annual rate of 504,000. Existing Homes Sales dipped by 1.8 percent in August, to hit an annual rate of 5.05 … Continue reading

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July Existing Home Sales, Leading Indicators, August UI Claims

Coincident Data Good, Leading Indicators Better Existing Home Sales for July increased by 2.4 percent, to an annual rate of 5.15 million units. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index jumped by 0.9 percent in July. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance … Continue reading

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May Home Sales, June Consumer Confidence, April Case-Shiller House Prices

Both New and Existing Home Sales Improve, Bolstering Expectations for a GDP Rebound New Home Sales for May jumped by 18.6 percent to reach a 504,000 unit annual rate. Existing Home Sales for May increased by 4.9 percent, to an … Continue reading

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March New and Existing Home Sales

Spring Home Sales Off to a Slow Start  New Home Sales for March fell sharply by 14.5 percent to an annual rate of just 384,000 units. The Months’ Supply of New Homes on the market increased to 6.0 months’ worth … Continue reading

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February Leading Indicators, Existing Home Sales, March UI Claims, Fed Wrap-Up

Indicators Positive, Fed Signals Ongoing Unwind from Extraordinary Policy The Leading Economic Index for February increased by 0.5 percent, suggesting a spring thaw is coming. Existing Home Sales for February fell slightly to a 4.60 million unit annual rate. Initial … Continue reading

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Nov. ADP Employment, ISM Indexes, Auto Sales, New Home Sales, Oct. Trade

Better Economic Data for Fed to Contemplate The ADP Employment Report for November showed an increase of 215,000 private sector jobs. The November ISM Manufacturing Survey PMI improved to a solid 57.3 percent. The November ISM Non-Manufacturing Survey’s Purchasing Managers’ … Continue reading

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2013Q2 GDP, August Durable Goods, New Home Sales, Sept. Claims

So-So Data Fails to Vanquish Lingering Uncertainty Real Gross Domestic Product increased at a 2.5 percent annualized rate in 2013Q2 in the third estimate. New Orders for Durable Goods increased by 0.1 percent in August. Sales of New Homes bounced … Continue reading

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July New and Existing Home Sales

Mixed Results Show Vulnerabilities in Housing Market  New Home Sales for July fell sharply by 13.4 percent to an annual rate of 394,000 units. The Months’ Supply of New Homes on the market jumped to 5.2 months’ worth in July. … Continue reading

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June New and Existing Home Sales, July FOMC Preview

Existing Sales Dip, But New Home Sales Surge New Home Sales for June increased by 8.3 percent to a 497,000 unit annual rate. The Months’ Supply of New Homes on the market fell to a very tight 3.9 months’ worth … Continue reading

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May New Home Sales, Durable Goods, June Consumer Confidence, April House Prices

Positive Data Soothes Equity Markets, Summer of Volatility  New Home Sales for May increased by 2.1 percent to a 476,000 unit annual rate. New Orders for Durable Goods were up 3.6 percent in May, led by commercial aircraft. The Conference … Continue reading

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