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Consumers had a more optimistic outlook about the economy, according to a monthly survey released Tuesday.
Brick-and-mortar retailers are embracing the online retail space and it's paying off, National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay says.
The Commerce Department said new home sales declined 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 563,000 units last month.
Richard Curtin, the survey's chief economist, called the results a "presidential honeymoon" after the victory of Republican Donald Trump.
September's sales pace was revised up to 5.49 million units from the previously reported 5.47 million units.
That's a slower growth rate than September's 0.2 percent increase.
The Commerce Department said on Tuesday business inventories edged up 0.1 percent after rising 0.2 percent in August.
Economists expected the index to hit 89.5, up from 87.2 in October's final reading, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Employers posted 5.5 million job openings in September, a slight increase from the 5.4 million reported in August.
Economists expected to hit 56 in October, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.
Sweden's krona became the world's second-worst performing currency in October, with analysts lambasting the country's central bank.
Construction spending fell in September as outlays on private nonresidential structures recorded their biggest decline in nine months.
The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board.
A key economic measure edged higher in September, in line with expectations, according to The Conference Board on Thursday.
The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices.
Economists expected consumer sentiment to hit 92 in October, up from 89.8 in September's final reading, according to Thomson Reuters.
The IMF says the debt is partly due to a prolonged period of low interest rates rolled out to counter the global financial crisis.
Economic activity in the services sector grew for the 80th consecutive month, according to Institute for Supply Management.
A measure of consumers' attitudes rose this month because of higher income households.