New Home Sales Up 4.6% To 1.234M Rate in May
- New-Home Sales Rose in Sept. // American Banker;10/28/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 208, p8
This article reports that the U.S. Commerce Department announced on October 27, 2008 that purchases of new homes in the U.S. rose by a rate of 2.7 percent during September, 2008, bringing the annual rate to 464,000 homes. The median price of a new home decreased by 9.1 percent to 218,400...
- Home Resales Fell Off in May. // American Banker;6/28/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 123, p9
This article discusses a study by the National Association of Realtors, which suggests that with higher mortgage rates sapping demand, the sale of previously owned homes in the U.S. fell in May 2006 to the lowest rate since January 2006. Other resale and annual rates are discussed. Economists...
- chapter 3: Scenario Tests. // Hungary Business Forecast Report;2006 Quarter3, p19
The article discusses the scenario test which focuses on the effects of housing price downswing on the U.S. economy.
- Personal Income, Spending Up in Sept. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;11/1/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32250, p2
Reports that the U.S. Department of Commerce has reported an increase in the personal income as personal consumption increased.
- Housing Starts Drop 14.6%; Permits Hit Nine-Year Low. Smith, Nicole M. // Bond Buyer;11/20/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32512, p2
The article reports on the declined sales performance of home construction industry in the U.S. as of October 2006. It was found out that the house construction market has seasonally adjusted to an annual rate of 1.486 million. The private housing permits dropped 6.3 percent to an annual rate of...
- May Business Sales, Inventories Increase. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31927, p2
Reports on the increase in business inventories and sales in the United States in May 2004, according to the Department of Commerce.
- It just keeps getting uglier. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;3/9/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 37, p9
The author addresses the decline of the U.S. economy at a 6.2 percent real annual rate during the October to December 2008 quarter. He comments on the decision of the U.S. Commerce Department to revise its economic forecast. He explains the concept of gross domestic product (GDP). He cites some...
- Revised Spending Data Signaling Growth. // American Banker;7/2/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 126, p10
Reports on the increased consumer spending growth in the first quarter as of July 2001. Increase in spending according to the United States Commerce Department; Sign of economic strength; Outlook.
- Business Sales Up 0.8% Inventories Climb 0.3%. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;7/16/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32919, p2
The article reports that the data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce show that business inventories were up by 0.3% and sales levels rose by 0.8% in May 2008. It states that business inventories rose to $1.479 billion following the unrevised 0.5% gain in April 2008 to $1.474 billion. It...