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  • Economy Watch: U.S. GDP Edges Up in Q1

    A 1.4 percent increase in U.S. real GDP for the first quarter of the year was down from the growth seen in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. But consumers remain confident about the state of the U.S. economy.

    National 29 June 2017 14:30
  • Economy Watch: Consumer Confidence Drops Modestly

    The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index declined moderately in April.

    National 27 April 2016 14:10
  • Home Sales Edge Down in February

    Existing home sales dropped by 0.4 percent month-over-month in February, according to the National Association of Realtors.

    National 21 March 2014 13:03
  • Case-Shiller Home Prices Up in October

    Newest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices show the highest year-over-year gains since February 2006, and consumer confidence rebounds in December.

    National 02 January 2014 14:53
  • Housing Prices Spike in Most Markets

    All three S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price composites indices, which were published by S&P Dow Jones Indices, showed double-digit annual increases for the three months ending in March.

    National 29 May 2013 13:17
  • Unemployment Inches Down in Most States

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate in 40 states and the District of Columbia dropped, while three states experienced increases and seven states had no change in April compared with March.

    National 20 May 2013 13:30
  • Home Prices Up Compared With Last Year

    The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices, which were released on Tuesday, showed that residential prices were up 4.5 percent in the nation's 10 largest metro areas, and 5.5 percent in the 20 largest metros, for the 12 months ending in November 2012.

    National 30 January 2013 14:48