Michelle Jamrisko

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Housing Starts Fell in March to a Four-Month Low

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New-home construction in the United States cooled in March to a four-month low as starts of single-family properties settled back from the strongest pace in almost a decade, Commerce Department data showed April 18.

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April 18, 2017
Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Cools From Almost 12-Year High

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Confidence among U.S. home builders cooled in April after jumping a month earlier to the highest level since mid-2005, according to data released April 17 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

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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.

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April 14, 2017
Business

Consumer Prices Fall 0.3%, First Decline in a Year

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The cost of living in the United States declined in March for the first time since February 2016, showing inflation is moving up only gradually, a Labor Department report showed April 14.

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April 14, 2017
Business

Trade Deficit in US Narrows in February to Four-Month Low

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in February to a four-month low as imports declined and exports improved amid a brighter outlook for global manufacturing, Commerce Department data showed April 4.

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April 4, 2017
Business

Home Prices in 20 US Cities Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2014

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Home prices in 20 U.S. cities climbed in the 12 months through January at the fastest pace since July 2014, while nationwide the increase in property values also accelerated, according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller data reported March 28.

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March 28, 2017
Business

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

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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

Claims for Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a seven-week high, representing a departure from other data showing a solid labor market.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2017
Business

Retail Sales Picked Up in December on Motor Vehicle Demand

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Sales at U.S. retailers accelerated in December on the heels of stronger demand for motor vehicles, capping a year of improvement for the nation’s merchants.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 13, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Fall to Eight-Week Low Amid Holidays

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2017

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