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

House Prices Continued To Rise Last Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2015 -- House prices rose 1.4% in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index.

Unemployment Claims Rise Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2015 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits surged last week above 300,000 to the highest level in seven weeks, according to the Labor Department.

Consumer Prices Fall in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2015 -- Consumer prices fell in January, according to the Labor Department.