Economics in a Nutshell Archive: July, 2013

Fed does a little moonwalking

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In a Nutshell: "The Committee will closely monitor incoming information on economic and financial developments in coming months." Rate Decision:... Read more

Economy still on crutches, but making job gains

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INDICATOR: Second Quarter GDP/ADP July Jobs Estimate KEY DATA: GDP: +1.7%; Consumption: +1.8%; Investment: +9%/ADP: 200,000 IN A NUTSHELL:... Read more

Home prices still heading up, distressed homes shrinking

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INDICATOR: May Case Shiller Home Price Index/June CoreLogic Foreclosures KEY DATA: Case Shiller (20-Cities): up 1%; Year-over-Year: up 12... Read more

Big-ticket sales but not many jobs

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INDICATOR: June Durable Goods/Weekly Jobless Claims KEY DATA: Durables: +4.2%; Excluding Aircraft: +1.5%; Business Investment: +0.7%/Claims:... Read more

Higher rates hurting housing's golden goose?

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INDICATOR: June New Home Sales KEY DATA: Sales: up 8.3%; Year-over-Year: up 38.1%; Median Prices (Year-over-Year): up 7.4% IN A NUTSHELL:... Read more

Home prices levelling off?

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INDICATOR: May Federal Housing Finance Agency Home Prices KEY DATA: FHFA: +0.7%; Year-over-Year: +7.3% IN A NUTSHELL: "Home prices continue... Read more

Home sales down, but not out

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INDICATOR: June Existing Home Sales KEY DATA: Sales: 5.08 million units annualized (down 1.2%); Prices (Year-over-Year): up 13.5% IN A NUTSHELL:... Read more

Where are we going?

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INDICATOR: June Leading Indicators/July Philadelphia Fed Survey/Jobless Claims KEY DATA: Leading Indicators: 0.0%/Phila Fed: up 7.3 points;... Read more