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New-Home Sales Fall More Than Expected

Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

A larger-than-forecast decline in new-home purchases in April from the strongest pace in almost a decade indicates a pause in demand in the midst of the busy spring selling season, government data showed May 23.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2017
Business

Class 8 Truck Sales Fall 16.8%; Smallest Drop in 13 Months

Source: WardsAuto.com

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in April fell 16.8% to about 14,000 as soft freight rates and plentiful used trucks with weak valuations held demand in check, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2017
Business

Gain in Retail Sales Suggests Slowdown Was Temporary

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A pickup in U.S. retail sales last month adds to signs of steady consumer spending that will help propel the economy after a first-quarter slowdown, Commerce Department data showed May 12.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 12, 2017
Business

New-Home Sales Unexpectedly Rise to Highest Since July

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly increased in March to an eight-month high, indicating housing demand remained strong at the start of the spring buying season, Commerce Department data showed April 25.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 25, 2017
Business

Sales of Existing Homes Rise to Fastest Pace in a Decade

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than forecast in March to the fastest pace in a decade, signaling sustained momentum in the housing market despite higher prices and scarce supply, a report from the National Association of Realtors showed April 21

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 21, 2017
Business

US Class 8 Sales Fall in March, Hit 16th Straight Y-O-Y Decline

Class 8 retail sales fell again in March for the 16th consecutive month of year-over-year decline, although there were gains among vocational trucks.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 17, 2017
Business

Retail Sales Declined for a Second Month in March

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Sales at U.S. retailers declined in March for a second month, hurt by fewer purchases of automobiles, Commerce Department data showed April 14.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
April 14, 2017
Business

Pending Sales of Existing Homes Rise Most Since 2010

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes jumped in February by the most since July 2010, according to figures released March 30 by the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2017
Business

New-Home Sales Climb to Seven-Month High in February

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Purchases of new homes increased in February to a seven-month high, indicating the effects of the recent rise in borrowing costs on the U.S. residential real estate market have been modest.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2017
Business

Sales of Previously Owned Homes Fell 3.7% in February

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in February after rising a month earlier to the highest level in a decade, according to figures released March 22 by the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2017

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