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homebuilder

New Construction Spending Posts November Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday morning that construction spending in October rose by 0.4% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.173 trillion, from the upwardly revised ...
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Sold Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and House

New Home Sales Decline 2% in October

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in October slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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October Housing Starts Soar 25%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that new housing starts in October jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.323 ...
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October Retail Sales Strengthen for Nearly All Businesses

U.S. consumer spending continued its September rebound in October, recovering further from a dip posted in August. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that some retail businesses have posted solid ...
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new house construction

New Construction Spending Dipped Slightly in September

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday morning that construction spending in September dipped to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.15 trillion, down 0.4% from the downwardly revised ...
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homebuilder

Is Home Ownership Finally on the Rise?

It can be said that some people can make any statistic look good or bad depending on what their angle is and what subset of data gets used. One statistic ...
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Sold Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and House

New Home Sales Rise, and Prices Rocketed Higher in September

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in September rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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new house construction

September Housing Starts Drop 9%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in September dipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.047 ...
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Cash register

September Retail Sales Meet Estimates, Resume Climb

U.S. consumer spending bounced back in September from a slight dip in August. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday that some retail businesses have posted solid year-over-year gains, led by ...
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new house construction

New Home Sales Drop Nearly 8% in August

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in August slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Suburbia

August Housing Starts Drop 6%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in August dipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.142 ...
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rich poor

Household Income Rose Over 5% in 2015, Nearing Pre-Recession Levels

The U.S. Census has now released much data on household income, poverty, health insurance and other key data for 2015 versus 2014. That data may still be somewhat incomplete, with ...
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States Profiting the Most From Sin

Smoking, drinking, gambling, and other vice-like habits are widely believed to be harmful -- not just to the individuals who drink, smoke, or gamble, but to society at large. Some ...
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Jobless

51 Counties With the Highest Unemployment

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4.7% last May, the lowest level in more than eight years and down from 5.5% the year before. The U.S. economy has been steadily ...
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Shoppers

June Retail Sales Leap Past Estimates

U.S. consumers are spending again after a slow start to the year. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday that in June some retail businesses have posted solid year-over-year gains, led ...
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