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Home prices continued to increase in January despite slowing growth and seasonal weakness, a closely watched index showed on Tuesday.
CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.
Consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose 3.1 percent from January, according to the National Association of Realtors.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week pointing to a healthy labor market.
Now may be a good time to start normalizing U.S. monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard said on Thursday.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.
Wednesday's market selloff is a sign the bubble created by the Fed's easy money policies is deflating, Peter Boockvar tells CNBC.
Mortgage applications soared to the highest level since January last week, thanks to the lowest interest rates since February.
The Fed policymaker said zero percent rates were no longing appropriate and that a rate hike in the "summer" would still leave policy extremely accommodative.
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector edged higher in March, with factory activity showing the best gain since October.
With the U.S. in a "sweet spot," it's time for the Federal Reserve to begin normalizing interest rates, said former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher.
U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in inflation.
Global markets are facing a "mismatch" with the future of U.S. monetary policy, according to St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard.
The Federal Reserve's forward guidance should gradually evolve back to its "normal" role of communicating, Cleveland Fed's Loretta Mester said.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits basically held steady last week, as the job market continues to outpace broader economic growth.
The Federal Reserve is limiting its ability to deal with a crisis by taking "baby steps" to raise interest rates, Maury Harris tells CNBC.
While the long-term result of a rate increase will be positive for consumers, short term, it's likely to be costly.
The Federal Reserve concluded its latest meeting Wednesday, with markets anticipating the chance of an interest rate hike later this year.
Speculation was intense going into the decision that the Fed might drop "patient" from its statement and signal the chance of an imminent rate hike.