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Monday, March 30, 2015

Consumer Spending Grows Faster than 3% for Second Month

On an annual basis, consumer durable goods spending is growing at its fastest rate in more than a decade.
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Monday, March 30, 2015

Income Growth above 4% for Second Month

Other than at the end of 2012 which was artificially inflated due to tax law changes, real disposable income is growing at virtually its fastest rate in eight years.
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Real 10-Year Rate Rises for First Time since December 2013

It was the first time the real rate increase from one year ago since July 2013.
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Housing Permits Growing Faster for Two Months

Falling real interest rates are finally providing some lift to housing permits.
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Capacity Utilization Growth Rate Slowest since February 2014

Capacity utilization reached its peak level in July 2014 due to strength in the automotive industry.
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