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

Mortgage Delinquency Rate at Six-Year Low   Full Article
New York, NY, Aug. 20, 2014 -- The late-payment rate on home loans has fallen to the lowest level since the first quarter of 2008, according to credit reporting agency TransUnion.

Housing Starts, Building Permits, Surge in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 19, 2014 -- Both home construction starts and building permits rose sharply in July at the fastest pace in eight months, according to the Commerce Department.

Consumer Prices Remain Tame in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 19, 2014 -- Consumer prices rose in July at the slowest rate in five months, according to the Labor Department.