Monthly Archives: April 2021

Consumer Confidence Index for April, 2021

New York, April 27, 2021…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® rose sharply again in April, following a substantial gain in March. The Index now stands at 121.7 (1985=100), up from 109.0 in March. The Present Situation Index—based on consumers’ assessment … Continue reading

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National residential new homes sales; March 2021

April 23, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for March 2021: NEW RESIDENTIALSALESMARCH 2021 New Houses Sold: 1,021,000New Houses For Sale: 307,000Median Sales … Continue reading

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National new home permits and starts; March 2021

Building PermitsPrivately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,766,000. This is 2.7 percent (±1.7 percent) above the revised February rate of 1,720,000 and is 30.2 percent (±1.8 percent) above the … Continue reading

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Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Index; 1Q21

Global Consumer Confidence Hits Record High                                                  The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Survey Finds Optimism Rising amid Accelerating Vaccinations and Sustained Fiscal Stimulus   New York, April 14, 2021…Global consumer confidence soared to record heights in the first quarter of … Continue reading

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