Economics

Single-Family Starts Increase in January
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Single-Family Starts Increase in January

Following two months of decline, one-unit starts increased, while permits declined... More

Fannie Mae February Forecast: Sluggish
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Fannie Mae February Forecast: Sluggish

GSE does not see a quickening pace for U.S. economy. More

Starts Slip, but Remain Ahead of a Year Ago
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Starts Slip, but Remain Ahead of a Year Ago

Single-family starts rise, 1.9%; permits down 2.7%, completions rise 4.3%. More

A March Rate Hike Now Looks More Likely
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A March Rate Hike Now Looks More Likely

If this trend continues, the Fed may be faced with a hard decision on interest... More

New Normal for Gypsum Prices in Producer Price Index
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New Normal for Gypsum Prices in Producer Price Index

Economy-wide Producer Price Index sees a 0.6% increase. More

Study Finds Correlation Between Nearby Parents and Layoff Recovery for Young Adults
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Study Finds Correlation Between Nearby Parents and Layoff Recovery for Young Adults

Living near parents can mitigate the wage disparity of a layoff within six years,... More

Mixed Reaction to Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary
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Mixed Reaction to Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

As you might expect, Republicans celebrated Mnuchin’s confirmation, while... More

What's Fueling the 'Great Divergence?'
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What's Fueling the 'Great Divergence?'

Two recent studies attempted to answer this question. More

Labor Department Reports Largest Increase in CPI in 4 Years
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Labor Department Reports Largest Increase in CPI in 4 Years

Gas prices, shelter, apparel and new vehicles lead the jump. More

Charleston's January Sales Exceed 1,000 for 1st time in decade
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Charleston's January Sales Exceed 1,000 for 1st time in decade

January was the 12th consecutive month that more than 1,000 homes sold in the... More

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