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ExistingHomeSales-122214.jpg After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their highest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that existing home sales pulled back by much more than expected in the month of November.

After reporting existing home sales at their highest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that existing home sales pulled back by much more than expected in the month of November.

LeadingIndicator-121814.jpg Signaling continued moderate growth through the winter, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators increased in line with estimates in the month of November.

PhiladelphiaFed-121814.jpg While the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing a continued increase in regional manufacturing activity in the month of December, the pace of growth in the sector slowed substantially.

Signaling continued moderate growth through the winter, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators increased in line with estimates in the month of November.

While the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing a continued increase in regional manufacturing activity in the month of December, the pace of growth in the sector slowed substantially.

JoblessClaims-121814.jpg Initial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a modest decrease in the week ended December 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The Labor Department said jobless claims slipped to 289,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level of 295,000.

Initial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a modest decrease in the week ended December 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

FederalReserve-121814.jpg The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will be "patient" in determining when to raise interest rates, a subtle change in language from its previous vow to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time." "Based on its current assessment, the (Federal Open Market) Committee judges that it can be patient...

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will "be patient" in determining when to raise interest rates, a subtle change in language from its previous vow to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time." Nearly all Fed officials see a rate hike in 2015, but policy makers think increases will be even...

CPIChart-121714.jpg Consumer prices in the U.S. fell by more than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday, with the decrease reflecting another sharp drop in energy prices.

Consumer prices in the U.S. fell by more than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday, with the decrease reflecting another sharp drop in energy prices.

HousingStarts-121614.jpg New residential construction in the U.S. decreased in the month of November, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The report said housing starts fell 1.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.028 million in November from the revised October estimate of 1.045 million.

New residential construction decreased in the month of November, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday.

NAHB-121514.jpg A closely-watched measure of confidence among U.S. home builders ticked down this month by one point to 57, according to National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data released Monday. September's score of 59 was a nine-year peak. "We are in a slow march back to normal," said David Crow,...