New Home Sales

November 24, 2021 New home sales rose 0.4% in October to 745 thousand after having jumped 7.1% in September.  After hitting a peak of almost 1 million homes in January, home sales declined fairly steadily to the 700 thousand mark.  That drop in the pace of sales...

Consumer Sentiment

November 24, 2021 . The final estimate of consumer sentiment for November came in at 67.4 compared to the preliminary estimate of 66.8.  Thus sentiment fell 4.3 points in November after having declined 1.1 points in October. The November level is the lowest level of...

Durable Goods Orders

November 24, 2021 Durable goods orders declined 0.5% in October after falling 0.4% in September..  The October decline was in the very volatile transportation component.  Orders generally are growing steadily but the shortage of silicon chips is curtailing production...

GDP

November 24, 2021 The first revision to third quarter GDP was 2.1% versus a preliminary estimate of 2.0%.  Second quarter growth was 6.7%.  In the third quarter GDP growth was hit by a combination of a rising number of COVID cases, and significant supply constraints...