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Month: May 2017

Economic News: May 31, 2017

Weekly Economic News Today Low inventory levels caused both existing and new home sales volumes to fall, while durable goods tapered off as well. Existing Home Sales Sales of existing single-family homes, town homes, condominiums and co-ops, dropped 2.3 percent in April to an annual rate of 5.57 million according […]

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Economic News: May 23, 2017

Weekly Economic News Housing starts declined for another month, while layoffs saw better than expected performance, and industrial production hit its highest point in three years. Housing  Building permits issued for the construction of private housing during April fell to an annual rate of 1.22 million, which was down 2.5 […]

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Economic News: May 17, 2017

Weekly Economic News Today Retail sales rebounded, as did consumer prices, and not surprisingly consumers reported they were feeling more confident.   Retail Sales  Retail sales for April grew to $474.9 billion, an increase of 0.4 percent from March and 4.5 percent over April 2016’s retail sales, according to last […]

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Economic News: May 10, 2017

Economic News today Construction spending saw an unexpected drop, while the economy enjoyed a solid jobs report, and layoffs tumbled as well. Construction Spending After posting five straight months of gains, construction spending saw an unexpected drop. Construction spending fell to an annual rate of $1.21 trillion in March, down […]

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Economic News: May 3, 2017

New home sales hit an eight-month high, layoffs saw an unexpected upturn, and durable goods orders posted moderate gains. New Home Sales Sales of new single-family homes grew 5.8 percent in March to reach an annual rate of 621,000, according to last week’s joint report from the Census Bureau and […]

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