Jobless Claims Fall To 45-Year Low
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:08:41 GMT
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 41,000 to a seasonally adjusted 220,000 for the week ended Jan. 13, the lowest level since February 1973, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
Amazon Includes LA In Top 20 Contenders For Second Headquarters
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:08:07 GMT
Amazon, which is on the hunt for a second home, said Thursday that it narrowed its choices to 20 locations from the 238 proposals it received, and Los Angeles remains in the running.
Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest Survey
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:49:10 GMT
Mortgage applications increased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 12, 2018.
Builder Confidence Remains Strong as New Year Starts
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:48:38 GMT
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes dropped two points to a level of 72 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index after reaching an 18-year high in December 2017.
Industrial Production Increased in December
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:47:55 GMT
Industrial production rose 0.9 percent in December even though manufacturing output only edged up 0.1 percent.
Swamped by Losses, U.S. Flood Insurance Program Faces a Deadline
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:47:16 GMT
The federal program—the only flood insurance available for most American homeowners—is set to expire on Friday.