Data Round-Up: New Home Sales Post Surprise Southern Surge in May

posted by Michael Lewis on June 25, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Macro

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Sales of new single-family home sales rose +6.7% in May, climbing to 689K (seasonally-adjusted annual rate). The consensus had been looking for little change.


FMI’s analysis of today’s May New Home Sales report. Also this morning, the Dallas Fed’s regional Texas Manufacturing Index rose +5 points to a robust 33 in June (company outlook measure); zero is break-even for the survey.

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