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Existing Home Sales

Existing-Home Sales is a monthly report released by the National Association of Realtors showing the sales of existing homes in the U.S. These figures include single-family homes for the nation, condos and co-ops for the nation.

Headlines Around the Web

U.S. existing home sales fall, but picture mixed

Apr 20, 2012 - Financial Post

US housing market improves slightly

Feb 23, 2012 - Financial Times

U.S. home sales rise in October

Nov 22, 2011 - CBC

Toronto housing market sizzling again

Nov 04, 2011 - Financial Post

U.S. existing home sales leap 7.7%

Sep 22, 2011 - Financial Post

Articles About Existing Home Sales

Gold Slips Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; on Track for Third Weekly Loss
Gold Hovers Near 2-1/2 Month Lows on Firm Equities, Fund Outflows

By Reuters

Gold was steady but near its lowest in more than two months on Wednesday, with stronger equities denting the metal's safe-haven appeal and outflows from bullion funds showing weak investor appetite. (Apr 23)

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US Housing Sector
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/23/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, existing home sales fell by just 0.2% to a 4.59 million annual rate in March, above forecasts for a result near 4.55m. The FHFA home price index rose by 0.6% in February to stand 6.9% higher than a year ago. The Richmond Federal Reserve index rose from minus 7 to +7 in April. (Apr 23)

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UK unemployment rates are now tied to the Bank of England governor Mark Carney's forward guidance. Rates will drop when jobless rates drop to below 7% (Photo: Reuters)
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 3/21/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, new claims for unemployment insurance rose by 5,000 to 320,000 in the latest week. Existing home sales fell by 0.4% to 4.60 million in February, as expected. The leading index rose by 0.5% in February, above forecasts for a 0.2% gain. (Mar 21)

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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/20/14

By Comsec

Local stocks fell for the second time this week, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 1.1 per cent. No sectors escaped the selling by the close of trade, with losses between 0.2 per cent and 2 per cent recorded across the market. The mining sector was the biggest drag, slumping by 2.03 per cent. (Mar 20)

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For Discussion: U.S. / Global Stock Markets
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 3/20/14

By Comsec

The US FOMC meeting resulted in the Fed reducing monthly asset purchases from $65 billion to $55 billion. The minutes suggested a shift in forward guidance. The Fed dropped its promise to hold rates steady ´´well past the time´´ the US unemployment rate falls below 6. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, CRUDE OIL

NYSE Nov 2012 2
Wall St. Dips with S&P 500's Record High in Sight

By Reuters

U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm. (Feb 24)

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A real estate for sale sign is displayed outside a home in Chandler Heights, Arizona
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 2/24/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, existing home sales fell 5.1% to a 4.62 million annualised pace in January. Economists had tipped a 4.3% decline. (Feb 24)

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Wall Street  (Photo: Reuters)
Wall Street Dips with S&P 500's Record High in Sight

By Reuters

U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm. (Feb 22)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, S&P, NEW YORK, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT, LOS ANGELES

A man is reflected in a window as he walks past the indicator boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney August 11, 2011.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/21/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market rose for a sixth straight session today, thanks to a strong lead from Wall Street and generally upbeat earnings results. (Feb 21)

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U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013.
Dollar Steady, Finds Footing after Upbeat U.S. Data

By Reuters

The dollar held steady versus a basket of currencies on Friday, supported by upbeat data that underpinned hopes for continued improvement in the U.S. economy. (Feb 21)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, MANUFACTURING, MANAGEMENT, G20, EMERGING MARKETS