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  • Existing Home Sales Drop

    The National Association of Realtors reported on Monday that total existing-home sales fell in November by 6.1 percent, but the sales level is still up by 2.1 percent from a year ago.

    National 23 December 2014 16:53
  • Most States See Unemployment Drop

    Forty-one states and the District of Columbia saw unemployment rate decreases in November compared with October, three states suffered increases and six states experienced no change, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

    National 22 December 2014 15:35
  • No Real Hint of Interest Rate Increase from FOMC

    Economists, pundits and other Fed-watchers had wondered, before the Federal Open Market Committee released its latest meeting minutes, exactly what would happen to two little words: “considerable time.” That is, would the central bank remove those words from its guidance about interest rates?

    National 18 December 2014 15:12
  • November Job Gains Wide Across Industries

    The November jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, widely acknowledged as a very strong one, detailed increasing in hiring across various sectors of the economy.

    National 08 December 2014 14:07
  • World Bank Warns of Long-Term Economic Dislocation from Climate Change

    The World Bank released a report on the long-term impact of climate change, focusing on the affect on the “lives and livelihoods” of people in three parts of the world.

    National 25 November 2014 14:15
  • Existing Home Sales Edge Up

    Total existing U.S. home sales rose 1.5 percent to an annualized rate of 5.26 million units in October from 5.18 million in September, the National Association of Realtors reported.

    National 21 November 2014 13:47
  • Housing Starts Edge Down in October

    Private U.S. housing starts in October came in an annualized rate of 1.009 million units, according to the Census Bureau.

    National 20 November 2014 14:08