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 More Than Expected   Full Article
New York, NY, June 19, 2015 -- The index of leading economic indicators rose 0.7% in May for the second month in a row, the Conference Board said.

Commercial Mortgage Debt Rises in First Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 19, 2015 -- The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $40.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Annual Rent Increases Outpace General Inflation   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 19, 2015 -- Annual rent increases are running well ahead of general inflation trends, according to the Labor Department.