U.S. home sales increased more than expected in October as hurricane-related disruptions dissipated,
A key economic indicator doubled expectations in October, reversing a slight decline in September.
The measure was expected to continue rising after the prior report showed the largest gain in nine months .
Economists expected wholesale inventories to rise 0.3 percent in September as well.
Job openings posted by U.S. employers in September were expected from the Labor Department on Tuesday.
New orders for U.S.-made goods rose for a second straight month in September.
Economists polled by Reuters expected non-manufacturing economic activity to shrink slightly in October.
Manufacturing economic activity eased in October after two months of momentum.
Consumers were even more optimistic in October than economists polled by Reuters expected.
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index rose more than expected in August.
Consumer confidence was expected to hit 100.9 in October.
New home sales were expected to fall further in September after unexpectedly sinking in August.
A key economic indicator missed in September, reversing this year's momentum.
Consumer confidence crushed expectations in October, flying by a seven-month high hit in August.
U.S. wholesale inventories were expected to rise by 1 percent in August.
Non-manufacturing economic activity rose in September more than economists polled by Reuters anticipated.
The consumer sentiment index, a survey of consumers by The University of Michigan, declined to 95.1 in a final reading for September.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell in August, hitting their lowest level in eight months.
The U.S. National Home Price Index rose 5.9 percent in July, beating estimates of economists polled by Reuters.
Leading indicators increased in August by 0.4 percent, more than expected.