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What Do March Leading Indicators Signal for the US Economy? The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI) is a monthly economic series that tracks changes to the US business cycle. This index is based on an economic model that incorporates changes to ten forward-looking economic indicators each month.
Exchange-traded funds that track the home-building sector rose on Tuesday, following a positive read on home prices, as well as strong results from a key component. The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF rose 0.9% ...
The “Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey” (or JOLTS) data for February was reported on April 13, and it contains information about job openings and total separations. The total number of separations includes layoffs, retirements, and voluntary quitting. As per the latest JOLTS report, the total separations for February was 5.2 million at a rate of 3.5% of the total workforce and a decrease from the January reading of 5.9 million and 4.1%, respectively.
Exchange-traded funds that track the home-building sector rose on Tuesday, as data on housing starts rebounded in March. The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF rose 0.6% while the iShares U.S. Home Construction ...
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that US consumer prices fell 0.1% in March. The labor department reported that the consumer price index fell 0.1% in March after rising 0.2% in February. Though the headline inflation (TIP) was lower than expected, core inflation (VTIP), which excludes volatile food and energy prices, rose 0.2% in March, marking a YoY (year-over-year) increase of 2.1%, above the Fed’s 2% target. This increase in core inflation, following strong growth by the producer price index in March, could translate to higher inflation in the coming months.
Home construction stocks and homebuilder ETFs shook off the broader market weakness and climbed Wednesday after Lennar Corp (NYSE: LEN) revealed better-than-expected quarterly results and pointed to robust ...
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (or BEA), which is a part of the US Department of Commerce, releases a monthly report on personal income, disposable personal income, and personal consumption expenditures of US consumers. As per the latest report from the BEA, personal income increased by 0.4% in February, which was the same level of wage growth in January.
U.S. home sales may be lackluster and prices may be on a tear, but there are plenty of tailwinds to boost housing stocks and ETFs ahead.
Exchange-traded funds that track the home-building sector fell on Tuesday, following the most recent data on home prices. The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF fell 0.4% while the iShares U.S. Home Construction ...
Did the Housing Market Take a Breather in February? The number of building permits issued is a useful tool in forecasting demand and supply in the housing sector (REM). An increasing number of building permits is a sign of future construction (ITB) activity, which could lead to higher employment and economic output.
Did the Housing Market Take a Breather in February? Just as markets were celebrating the stellar 9.7% increase in housing starts in January, the February data proved to be a damper for that enthusiasm. Housing starts decreased by 7% in February and were down 4% as compared to the same period a year ago.
Did the Housing Market Take a Breather in February? The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) is an association of 700 state and local associations of home builders (REM), real-estate sales and marketing professionals, and re-modelers. The NAHB publishes the Housing Market Index (or HMI) every month based on a survey of its members.
Solid sales data, homebuilders' strong confidence level and the upcoming spring season are major tailwinds for the industry. Adding a few housing stocks seems to be a smart move.
SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (ticker: XHB) and iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ticker: ITB) have benefited from the recovery in U.S. housing. Both funds returning more than 275% since 2009. Bloomberg's ...
January’s JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) data, which contains information about job openings and total separations, was reported on March 16. The separation total includes layoffs, retirements, and voluntary quits. Total separations in January stood at 5.9 million, representing 4.1% of the total workforce and a minor increase from the December reading of 5.1 million.
For the week ending March 16, the S&P 500 Index closed at 2,752.01, a fall of 1.2%, as news about a possible second round of import tariffs could be announced soon and because of the increased political uncertainty at the White House. Two of the major S&P 500 sectors, utilities (XLU) and the real estate (XHB), managed to record gains last week, while the financials (XLF) and the materials sectors were the worst-performing sectors last week. Large speculators of the S&P 500 Index increased their net bullish positions last week.
With bulls abandoning ship, it’s time to take a good look at bearish Home Depot stock trades. To set the stage let’s first consider the posture of its industry using the SPDR S&P Homebuilders (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XHB). For obvious reasons stocks are very sympathetic to industry trends and Home Depot is no exception.
Bullish chart patterns and strong fundamentals suggest that the homebuilder sector could be worth watching over the next several months.
The latest report from the US Department of Commerce, which was released in December 2017, indicated that the United States is the largest steel importer in the world, and Canada is the largest source of imports of steel and aluminum into the United States. Other countries that are major exporters to the United States are the European Union, South Korea, Mexico, and Brazil.
President Trump is reportedly considering $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Andy Serwer, Dan Roberts and Brittany Jones-Cooper discuss potential backlash and how tariffs on China could hurt some US companies including Boeing.
The US added 313,000 jobs in February, beating the estimate of 205,000. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith speaks with Michelle Girard, chief US economist at NatWest Markets, about the jobs report and how it will influence future Fed policy.