USA Pending Home Sales - YoY

Description

Released on a monthly basis by the National Association of Realtors, this indicator captures contract activity for single-family US homes. The indicator is used to gauge the health of the housing sector. The headline reading is expressed as a percentage change over the previous year.
Latest Release: 31-12-2014 15:00:00
Next Release: 28-10-2013 14:00:00
Source:National Association of Realtors
Increase In US Manufacturing Activity
Sep 29th, 2014 at 03:46 PM

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has published a regional update to the manufacturing sector in the form of it’s respected Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity Survey. The September reading on this index now stands at 10.8, as a guide the August reported number was 10.5 and markets were anticipating a reading of just 7.1 this afternoon.

The National Association of Realtors has also provided some market updates for the month of August. The Pending Home Sales indicator is showing a change of -1.0% when measured month on month, this is in comparison to the July fall of -0.5%, market consensus estimates were for a rise of 3.3% in these latest figures. The year on year reading is showing a fall of -2.2%, this is in comparison to the previous month’s recording of -1.4%, the consensus anticipated figure was for a fall of -2.7% today.

An average of a US individuals income and expenditure activities are tracked by the US Department of Commerce and made available as market data in the form of Personal Income and Expenditure figures. The latest readings are showing that Personal Income has risen 0.3% to August when measured month on month, this is the same as the increase of 0.3% in July and the market...