Bob Costello

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  • Trucking Downtick Points to Slightly Slower Economy

    Two indirect barometers for the U.S. economy were released on Tuesday, both of which are transportation related, and one of which is of special interest to industrial and retail real estate.

    National 25 March 2015 13:09
  • Fitch Affirms Stable Outlook for U.S. Debt

    The rating agency Fitch affirmed various kinds of U.S. public debt at a rating of AAA, with a stable outlook.

    National 24 March 2014 12:42
  • More Housing Indexes Point Upward

    U.S. house price appreciation continued in May, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, rising 0.7 percent from the previous month, as measured by the agency’s monthly House Price Index.

    National 24 July 2013 13:18
  • Home Prices Still Climbing

    American home values continued to climb in April, according to the latest Zillow Real Estate Market Report.

    National 22 May 2013 13:26
  • Gas Prices Pause in Upward March

    Gas prices did something a little unusual over the weekend: they went down slightly. According to AAA, Saturday's national average was down a 10th of a cent per gallon compared with Friday, and Sunday's average was down a bit more compared with Saturday, from $3.78 to $3.777 a gallon.

    National 25 February 2013 15:02