Monthly Archives: April 2022

National new home sales metrics; March 2022

April 26, 2022 ‐ 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 2022: New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in March 2022 were at … Continue reading

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Conference Board LEI; March, 2022

New York, April 21, 2022… The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI)for theU.S. increased by 0.3 percent in March to 119.8 (2016 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in February. The LEI increased by 1.9 percent in the six-month … Continue reading

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National new home metrics; March 2022

Building PermitsPrivately‐owned housing units authorized by building permits in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,873,000. This is 0.4 percent above the revised February rate of 1,865,000 and is 6.7 percent above the March 2021 rate of … Continue reading

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United States BLS weekly earnings summary; 1Q/22

USUAL WEEKLY EARNINGS OF WAGE AND SALARY WORKERS FIRST QUARTER 2022 Median weekly earnings of the nation’s 117.5 million full-time wage and salary workers were $1,037 in the first quarter of 2022 (not seasonally adjusted), the U.S. Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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Fed report on household debt and credit; 4Q/21

Auto Loan Originations Help Drive Total Household Debt to $15.58 Trillion According to the latest Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit, total household debt rose by $333 billion (2.2 percent) to reach $15.58 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2021. Mortgage balances—the largest component … Continue reading

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