U.S. Census Bureau

March Housing Starts Bounce, but Not High Enough

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in March rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.319 ...
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Robust Auto Sales Push March Retail Total Above Expectations

U.S. consumer spending increased by 4.5% year over year to $494.6 billion in March, as well as up 0.6% month over month from a downwardly revised February total of $491.8 ...
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New Construction Spending Inches Higher in February

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday morning that construction spending in February rose by 0.1% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.273 trillion, above the upwardly revised ...
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January New Home Sales Tumble Again

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in January fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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January Housing Starts Soar Nearly 10%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Friday morning that new housing starts in January rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.326 ...
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Why January Retail Sales Were Lower Than Expected

U.S. consumer spending increased by 3.6% year over year to $492 billion in January but dipped by 0.3% month over month from a downwardly revised December total of $493.3 billion. ...
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December New Home Sales Hit the Brakes

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in December fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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December Housing Starts Stumble, but 2017 Posts 10-Year High

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in December fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.192 ...
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US Population Adds One Person Every 18 Seconds

The combined total of births, deaths, and net immigration will add one more person to the total U.S. population every 18 seconds in 2018. The U.S. population on New Year's ...
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November New Home Sales Soar for Third Straight Month

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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November Housing Starts at Year-to-Date High

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.297 ...
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October New Home Sales Jump for Second Straight Month

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in October rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Durable Goods Orders Tumbled in October

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported on Wednesday that October's reading on durable goods contracted by 1.2% to $236 billion month over month. The consensus estimate from Bloomberg called for ...
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October Housing Starts Up Sharply as Rebuilding Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Friday morning that new housing starts in October rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 ...
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October Retail Sales Up on Strong Car Sales

U.S. consumer spending increased by 0.2% year over year in October and by 4.6% above a revised September increase of 1.9% (up from 1.6%). The U.S. Census Bureau released its ...
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