U.S. Census Bureau

New orders for U.S.-manufactured goods fell for the second time in three months in April while shipments dipped for the first time in three months.
Paul Ausick
New home sales dropped sharply month over month in April, but remain well above April 2018 levels.
Paul Ausick
The fastest growing city in America last year was a modest-sized one in Arizona, according to new Census data.
Douglas A. McIntyre
New Census data released Thursday shows that New York is still America's largest city, but among the biggest cities in the United States, five are in Texas.
Douglas A. McIntyre
New home sales in the U.S. rose by 4.9% month over month in February, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The year-over-year increase was a much more modest 0.6%.
Paul Ausick
Sales of new homes dropped by 4% year over year in January and 7% compared to December. Unusually cold weather, a partial government shutdown, and substantial upward revision in December's total all...
Paul Ausick
Data for U.S. housing starts in January were released Friday showing sharp jumps in both total starts and starts on single-family home construction. New permits issued slipped slightly.
Paul Ausick
Home sales rose month over month in December and were up more than 2% year over year for the month. The for-sale inventory was also higher and, alas, so were prices.
Paul Ausick
U.S. housing starts rose sharply in November, but all the gains came in the multi-family sector. Single-family starts fell nearly 5% month over month.
Paul Ausick
U.S. retail sales rose slightly month over month in November and by more than 4% year over year as the holiday shopping season hit full stride.
Paul Ausick
New home sales in October came in well below economists' consensus estimate, and sales of homes priced under $300,000 accounted for half of the month's total sales volume.
Paul Ausick
New housing starts in October rose month over month by 18,000. Including an upward revision of 9,000 units to September's total, October was a pretty good month.
Paul Ausick
New home sales dropped by 13.2% year over year in September, the worst monthly drop in nearly two years. The number of homes in inventory rose again last month.
Paul Ausick
U.S. housing starts declined month over month in September but remain nearly 4% higher than a year ago. New permits issued remain roughly flat with year-ago totals.
Paul Ausick
New home sales in the U.S. in August rose month over month by more than expected, largely due to a downward revision in July sales. Homes sold in August were also less costly, and that may be good...
Paul Ausick