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Lawler: More Builder Results and Summary Table

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Lawler: More Builder Results and Summary Table

From housing economist Tom Lawler: The Ryland Group reported that net home orders in the quarter ended June 30, 2014 totaled 2,228, up 1.7% from the comparable quarter of 2013. Sales per community last quarter were down 13.8% from a year ago. Home deliveries last quarter totaled 1,700, up 2.5% from the comparable quarter...
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Summary for Week ending March 8th

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Summary for Week ending March 8th

WARNING: Don sunglasses before reading! Clearly the economy was picking up before the sequestration budget cuts. We will find out over the next two months how much the budget cuts will slow the economy. In a research note last night, Goldman Sachs economists asked: Are We Already over the Hump? In our annual forecast...
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Summary for Week Ending Sept 14th

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Summary for Week Ending Sept 14th

The key event of the week was the FOMC announcement. Here were my posts: • FOMC Statement: QE3 Billion per Month, Extend Guidance to mid-2015 • FOMC Projections and Bernanke Press Conference • Analysis: Bernanke Delivered In other news, retail sales were strong due to higher gasoline prices. From Merrill Lynch: Gasoline prices surged...
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Summary for Week ending June 29th

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Summary for Week ending June 29th

The top economic story last week was the eurozone deal. From the Financial Times: The agreement will result in EU bailout funds eventually being injected directly into teetering Spanish financial institutions, meaning Madrid can sweep the burden of the bailouts off its sovereign books. However, the rescue for Spain’s banks will only come after...
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Summary for Week ending June 22nd

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Summary for Week ending June 22nd

In a reversal of fortune, the only recent good news has been from the housing sector. Housing starts were down slightly in May, but that was because of the volatile multi-family sector. The details were better: single family starts were up, revisions to previous reports were up, and permits were up sharply. The headline...
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Summary for Week ending March 23rd

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Summary for Week ending March 23rd

Last week was mostly about housing, and all of the reports were a little disappointing. Housing starts were down slightly from January; new home sales were down 1.6% from January on a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) basis, and existing home sales declined 0.9% from the January rate. However, if we take a little...
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Summary for Week ending Oct 28th

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Summary for Week ending Oct 28th

Note: The graphs have been changed. If you click on a graph, a larger image will appear with thumbnails of all the graphs in the post below the larger image. This is very fast and does not use scripting like the previous graph gallery. To close the window, just click on the “X” in...
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Summary for Week Ending Sept 30th

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Summary for Week Ending Sept 30th

Once again the European financial crisis dominated the headlines last week. The new property tax proposal was approved in Greece, and the EU-IMF-ECB inspectors have returned. There is meeting of EU Finance Ministers on Monday, October 3rd, but the vote on the next €8bn payment will be at an emergency meeting in two weeks...
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Summary for Week ending March 18th

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Summary for Week ending March 18th

World events are obscuring somewhat better U.S. economic data, excluding, of course, new home construction. And even for residential investment, there has been a clear pickup in home improvement and multi-family construction. The first two graphs below show this divergence: the Philly Fed and Empire State manufacturing surveys indicated faster growth, yet housing starts...
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Weekly Summary and Schedule, August 8th

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Weekly Summary and Schedule, August 8th

The key economic report this week will be July retail sales to be released on Friday. The FOMC statement on Tuesday will also be closely watched. Sometime this week the July rail traffic report, from the Association of American Railroads (AAR), and the July Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (based on diesel fuel consumption)...
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