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

Home Builder Confidence Near Nine-Year High   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 17, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo housing market index rose to nearly a nine-year high in September.

Mortgage Application Volume Rises Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 17, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose last week as both purchase and refinancing applications increased, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Consumer Price Index Falls in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 17, 2014 -- The consumer price index fell by 0.2% in August, which was the first decline since April 2013, according to the Labor Department.