Economic Indicators

  Current  Previous  CHANGE 
New Home Sales407419- 2.9 %
Existing Home Sales47404450+ 6.5 %
Consumer Confidence3844.7- 15 %
Housing Starts550651-15.5 %
CPI210.2211.7- .7 %
Prime5%5.25 %-.25 %

Economic News

Existing Home Sales Rise in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2015 -- Home resales rose 2.4% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million, the National Association of Realtors said.

Global Flooring Demand Forecast To Grow 4.5% Annually   Full Article
New York, NY, Jan. 22, 2015 -- Global demand for flooring through 2018 is forecast to advance 4.5% annually to 19.4 billion square meters, valued at $325 billion, according to market research firm The Freedonia Group.

November House Prices Rise More Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 22, 2015 -- U.S. house prices in November rose more than economists anticipated.