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National residential new home metrics; June 2021

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for June 2021 NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION JUNE 2021   Building Permits: 1,598,000    Housing Starts: 1,643,000    Housing Completions: 1,324,000  … Continue reading

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Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Index for 2Q/21

Despite Regional Challenges, Global Consumer Confidence Again Hits Record High The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Survey Finds Elevated Global Optimismbut Mixed Prospects as Progress on Vaccinations and Reopenings Diverge Worldwide New York, July 14, 2021…Global consumer confidence ticked up … Continue reading

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; June 2021

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in June The Historically Rapid Job Growth to Continue NEW YORK, July 6, 2021…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in June, after an increase in May. The index now stands … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; June 2021

New York, June 29, 2021…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® improved further in June, following gains in each of the previous four months. The Index now stands at 127.3 (1985=100), up from 120.0 (an upward revision) in May. The Present … Continue reading

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National new home sales for May; 2021

June 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 May 2021: NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES MAY 2021 New Houses Sold : 769,000 New Houses For Sale … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae monthly survey of U.S. Housing market; May 2021

By Evan Sully (Reuters) – A record-low percentage of U.S. consumers believe now is a good time to buy a home, with worries about surging prices and a small supply of houses on the market outweighing improved sentiment about their … Continue reading

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Conference Board Employment Trends Index; May 2021

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in May Historically rapid job growth expected in the coming months NEW YORK, June 7, 2021…The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) significantly increased in May, after an increase in April. The … Continue reading

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Conference Board survey of employers; 5/21

Survey: US Businesses Face Historic Difficulty Finding Qualified Workers New York, June 2, 2021…Amid a rapid reopening of the US economy and a huge increase in demand for workers, a new survey from The Conference Board found that businesses are … Continue reading

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index; May 2021

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Virtually Unchanged as Expectations Soften NOTE: The May 25, 2021 release of The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®is the first based on survey data collected online. Data has been restated back to January 2021, … Continue reading

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National residential new home sales; April 2021

MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES, APRIL 2021 Release Number: CB21‐79 Notice of Revision: With this release, seasonally adjusted estimates of housing units sold, housing units for sale, and the months’ supply of new housing have been revised back to January 2016. … Continue reading

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