Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Pulls Back in April

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/15/18 9:10 AM

In this week’s economic review, the average fixed mortgage rate held relatively steady, job openings and hiring declined, and consumer prices and sentiment slipped.

   

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Weekly Economic Review: March Jobs Report Falls Short

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/8/18 7:15 AM

In this week’s economic review, the average fixed mortgage rate softened, consumer credit spending weakened, and March job growth was disappointing.

    

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Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Hits a 14-Year High

Posted by Laine Smith on 4/1/18 11:19 AM

In this week’s economic review, home prices jumped, consumer spending and sentiment increased, and pending home sales gained traction.

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Weekly Economic Review: Home Sales Jump, Supply Remains Thin

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/25/18 5:34 PM

In this week’s economic review, mortgage rates saw a minimal increase, existing home sales rebounded, and home prices posted strong gains.

     

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Weekly Economic Review: Consumer Sentiment Hits 14-Year High, Job Openings Surge to a Record High

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/18/18 9:28 AM

In this week’s economic review, mortgage rates held after rising for the past several weeks, consumer prices saw a minimal gain, retail sales fell, and housing starts and permits dropped despite strong builder confidence.

  

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Weekly Economic Review: Job Market Booms in February, Unemployment Remains at 17-Year Low

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/11/18 2:40 PM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate increased, payroll growth surpassed expectations, and credit spending slowed.

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Weekly Economic Review: New Home Sales and Pending Home Sales Slump

Posted by Laine Smith on 3/4/18 10:00 AM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate increased, new home sales and pending home sales fell, and consumer confidence remained strong despite market volatility.

    

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Weekly Economic Review: January Existing Home Sales Tumble

Posted by Laine Smith on 2/25/18 9:00 AM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate was up, home resales fell despite a small bump in inventory, and existing home median prices dropped.

  

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Weekly Economic Review: Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in Nearly Four Years

Posted by Laine Smith on 2/18/18 3:40 PM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate continued its upward climb, home builders remain confident in the market, and consumer sentiment was high despite falling retail sales.

  

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Weekly Economic Review: December Job Openings Slide to 7-Month Low

Posted by Laine Smith on 2/11/18 9:00 AM

In this week’s economic review, the 30-year average mortgage rate continued its upward climb, job openings fell unexpectedly despite strength in the labor market, and consumers are spending increasingly more on credit. 

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