Housing retail sales inch down

Consumers boosted their spending at grocery stores, restaurants and bars as the summer holiday season was winding down. The retail sales report was one of the few remaining US data points ahead of the.

Newly constructed houses constitute only a small portion of the overall housing market – about 65 of the 1,045 closed sales in October 2018 – and followed a different statistical track from resold.

And supplies of homes for sale in major markets were up 15% in January, compared with a year earlier. trends, affordability, and mortgage rates that could easily inch up.. The census bureau reports retail sales data for January.. Consensus estimates are for a 102.3 reading, down from January's 101.2.

Seasonally adjusted retail sales rise 0.2 pct Q/Q * Eases off 1.8 pct jump in previous quarter * Spending slow-down likely as housing market weakens – analysts (Re-casts, adds analyst comment) By.

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 · While U.S. retail sales continue at a long-term annual growth rate of 4 to 4.5 percent, many stores struggle as foot traffic declines, e-commerce rises, and.

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 · Housing is a huge chunk of the U.S. economy. Look to Kiplinger’s Economic Outlooks for forecasts on existing home sales, new home sales and housing starts.

Median prices and inventory for the Sunshine State’s housing market rose in the first quarter. Similar to single-family homes, sales for condos and townhouses were also down, dropping 7.3 percent.

What will the looming Fed rate hike do to housing? But Taylor provides a note of optimism on the Fed’s looming rate hike. "However, if the Fed raises rates, that’s an indication of a healthier economy, which in turn provides more consumer.

US retail trade rose 0.5 percent from a month earlier in May 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent growth in April and compared to market expectations of 0.6 percent. Sales rose for motor vehicles and a variety of other goods. Excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services, retail sales grew 0.5 percent after an upwardly revised 0.4 percent advance in April.

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