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existing home sales 012221 Existing home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly rebounded in the month of December, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday. NAR said existing home sales climbed by 0.7 percent to an annual rate of 6.76 million in December after tumbling by 2.2 percent to a revised rate of 6.71 million in November.

philadelphia fed2 012121 A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed a substantial acceleration in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of January. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index for current activity soared to 26.5 in January after slumping to a revised 9.1 in December.

housing starts2 012021 New residential construction in the U.S. jumped by much more than expected in the month of December, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The report said housing starts spiked by 5.8 percent to an annual rate of 1.669 million in December from the revised November estimate of 1.578 million.

jobless claims5 012121 After reporting a much bigger than expected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing initial jobless claims pulled back in the week ended January 16th.

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed a substantial acceleration in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of January.

New residential construction in the U.S. jumped by much more than expected in the month of December, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday.

After reporting a much bigger than expected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing initial jobless claims pulled back in the week ended January 16th.

nahb2 012021 Reflecting concerns about rising material costs and the resurgence of the coronavirus, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the month of January.

business inventories4 011521 Business inventories in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said business inventories rose by 0.5 percent in November after climbing by an upwardly revised 0.8 percent in October.

consumer shopping2 080219 15jan21 Preliminary data released by the University of Michigan on Friday showed a modest deterioration in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of January. The report said the consumer sentiment index dipped to 79.2 in January after jumping to 80.7 in December. Economists had expected the index to edge down to 80.0.

industrial production3 011521 The Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing U.S. industrial production jumped by much more than expected in the month of December. The Fed said industrial production surged up by 1.6 percent in December after climbing by an upwardly revised 0.5 percent in November.

empire state index 011521 Activity in the New York manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at a slower pace in the month of January, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York revealed in a report released on Friday.

producer price index2 011521 A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. producer prices increased by slightly less than expected in the month of December. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand rose by 0.3 percent in December after inching up by 0.1 percent in November.

retailsales 011521 Retail sales in the U.S. continued to decline in the month of December, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The Commerce Department said retail sales fell by 0.7 percent in December after tumbling by a revised 1.4 percent in November.

Activity in the New York manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at a slower pace in the month of January, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York revealed in a report released on Friday.

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