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October 19, 2017

Archives for February 2017

US consumer confidence

US consumer confidence rose in February

The US consumer confidence rose in February, as the index of organization The Conference Board recorded growth from 111.6 points in January to 114.8 points. The economists actually expected decline meter to 111 points, but were surprised by the positive results of the index. The study of the Conference Board closely monitored as an indicator

Industrial production

Industrial production in Japan declined in January

The industrial production in Japan declined in January for the first time in six months, raising questions about the sustainability of growth in the second half of 2016, driven by exports. The industrial production recorded a decline of 0.8% mom against forecasts for 0.4% growth. It is expected that in February the index to rise

New homes sale

Sales of new homes in USA grew by 3.7%

Americans bought more homes in January 2017, after last month recorded a sharp decline. The sales of new homes grew by 3.7% to a seasonally adjusted 555,000 units annual growth rate, reported the Commerce Department on Friday. The increase on an annual basis was 5.5%. The robust employment growth and signs of rising wages support

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