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

Leading Economic Indicators Rise Again in November   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The index of leading economic indicators rose 0.6% in November, according to the Conference Board.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000, according to the Labor Department.

Philadelphia-Area Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index decreased 16 points to 24.5 this month.