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

Consumer Sentiment at Highest Level in Seven Years   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 17, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment in October was at the highest level since 2007, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Jobless Claims Lowest in Over 14 Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 16, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits last week were the lowest in more than 14 years, according to the Labor Department.

Foreclosure Activity at Pre-Bubble Levels   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Oct. 16, 2014 -- Foreclosure activity last month hit the lowest level since July 2006, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.