WASHINGTON, Feb 24- New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely held back by heavy rains and flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite higher prices and mortgage rates. Consumers are confident and are buying homes, but builders are not getting their share of that demand, "said Joel...
WASHINGTON, Feb 24- New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely hurt by flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite higher prices and mortgage rates. The Commerce Department said new home sales increased 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000 units last month.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on new home sales and University of Michigan consumer confidence.
Consumer sentiment falls in early February. WASHINGTON, Feb 10- U.S. consumer sentiment eased off a 13- year high in early February likely as some of the jubilation over Donald Trump's election victory ebbed, but it remained strong enough to suggest that consumers will continue to drive the economy. The University of Michigan on Friday said its consumer...
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- U.S. consumer confidence retreated from a 15- year high in January likely as some of the election euphoria fizzled, but households remained upbeat about the labor market, suggesting that the economy would continue to grow this year. Consumer sentiment surged in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election as president last November.
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*Australian and New Zealand dollars near multi-month lows. TOKYO, Dec 28- The dollar inched up against the yen on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. economic data reinforced expectations for economic growth under Donald Trump's Administration and more rate hikes by U.S. Consumer Confidence Index rose to 113.7, the highest since August 2001, as expectations for...
TOKYO, Dec 28- The dollar edged up against the yen on Wednesday within sight of a 10-1/ 2 month high in thin holiday trade, after strong U.S. economic data reinforced expectations that the U.S. The dollar rose as high as 118.66 yen on Dec. 15. Consumer Confidence Index rose to 113.7, the highest since August 2001, as expectations for strength in job growth, business...
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Dec 27- U.S. consumer confidence shot to its highest in more than 15 years in December as expectations for strength in job growth, business conditions and the stock market continued to build following the U.S. presidential election, a survey said on Tuesday. The Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index rose to 113.7 this month from an upwardly revised...
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on consumer confidence in December.
WASHINGTON, Dec 23- New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in November and consumer sentiment hovered near a 13- year high this month, strengthening the view that the economy will gain further momentum next year. "Home buyers are confident in their futures and this means the outlook is likely to be brighter next year than we thought," said Chris...
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CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest reads on the consumer confidence index for the month of November.