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ExistingHomeSales-042214.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. showed a modest decrease in the month of March, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Tuesday, although the annual rate of sales still came in above economist estimates. The report said existing home sales edged down 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.59 million in March from 4.60 million in February.

Existing home sales in the U.S. showed a modest decrease in the month of March, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Tuesday, although the annual rate of sales still came in above economist estimates.

LeadingIndicatorIndex-042114.jpg Leading U.S. economic indicators showed continued improvement in the month of March, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Monday, with the leading economic index rising by slightly more than expected. The Conference Board said its leading economic index rose by 0.8 percent in March after climbing by 0.5 percent in February.

Leading U.S. economic indicators showed continued improvement in the month of March, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Monday, with the leading economic index rising by slightly more than expected.

philadelphiaFed-041714.jpg Growth in Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity has accelerated by much more than anticipated in the month of April, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Business Outlook Survey released on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index of current activity climbed to 16.6 in April from 9.0 in March, with a positive reading indicating growth.

Growth in Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity has accelerated by much more than anticipated in the month of April, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Business Outlook Survey released on Thursday.

Jobless-Claims-041714.jpg After reporting initial jobless claims at their lowest level in almost seven years in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that claims rebounded slightly in the week ended April 12th. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims inched up to 304,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level of 302,000.

After reporting initial jobless claims at their lowest level in almost seven years in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that claims rebounded slightly in the week ended April 12th.

janetyellen-041614.jpg The Federal Reserve will keep its benchmark interest rates at exceptionally low levels for a considerable time, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday. Yellen acknowledged that economic growth slowed over the winter, but suggested that a significant part of the weakness was due to unusually cold winter...

indusproduction-041614.jpg Industrial production in the U.S. rose by more than expected in the month of March, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report on Wednesday, with the report also showing a notable upward revision to the pace of production growth in the previous month. The report said industrial production increased by 0.7 percent in March after surging up by an upwardly revised 1.2 percent in February.

HousingStarts-041614.jpg Housing starts in the U.S. showed a notable increase in the month of March, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, although starts still came in well below economist estimates. The report showed that housing starts climbed 2.8 percent to an annual rate of 946,000 in March from the revised February estimate of 920,000.

Industrial production in the U.S. rose by more than expected in the month of March, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report on Wednesday, with the report also showing a notable upward revision to the pace of production growth in the previous month.

Housing starts in the U.S. showed a notable increase in the month of March, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, although starts still came in well below analyst estimates.

NAHBindex-041514.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has seen a modest improvement in the month of April, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday. The report showed that the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index edged up to 47 in April from a downwardly revised 46 in March.

Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has seen a modest improvement in the month of April, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday.