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Weekly Economic Update for May 29, 2018

Weekly Economic Update for May 29, 2018


May 29, 2018

HOME SALES DECLINE

Both new and existing home sales weakened in April, according to reports from the Census Bureau and National Association of Realtors. Resales were down 2.5%; new home buying, 1.5%. NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun cited “the utter lack of available listings on the market” as the “root cause” of the retreat in resales.

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Weekly Economic Update for May 21, 2018

Weekly Economic Update for May 21, 2018


May 21, 2018

RETAIL SALES RISE ANOTHER 0.3%

April’s advance remained at that level. even with car and truck sales removed. It paled compared to the 0.8% March gain reported by the Department of Commerce, but it matched the consensus forecast of economists surveyed by MarketWatch.

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Weekly Economic Update for May 14, 2018

Weekly Economic Update for May 14, 2018


May 14, 2018

OIL HITS A 4-YEAR PEAK

The price of WTI crude settled at $71.36 on Thursday, hours after Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts forecast $90 oil by spring 2019 and a “risk of $100 a barrel” Brent crude next year.

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Weekly Economic Update for May 7, 2018

Weekly Economic Update for May 7, 2018


May 7, 2018

JOBLESS RATE HITS 18-YEAR LOW

Unemployment fell to 3.9% in April, the Department of Labor said Friday – the smallest percentage seen since late 2000. Additionally, the U-6 underemployment rate declined to 7.8%, a 17-year low. Payrolls expanded with 164,000 net new jobs last month; the economy has created an average of 200,000 jobs a month so far in 2018, compared to 177,000 a month in 2017.

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