Data Round-Up: Housing Starts Rebound Strongly, Trade Inflation at 6+ Year High

posted by Michael Lewis on February 16, 2018

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After disappointing “hard” data earlier this week, mainly soft January retail sales, today’s big upside surprise in housing starts was most welcome.


FMI’s review of this morning’s January Housing Starts report and January U.S. Dollar and Trade Prices results, plus January Bank Lending & Money Supply data and the latest High-Frequency Inflation Indicators. 

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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