Posts Tagged ‘NAFCU Macro Data Flash’

CPI unchanged in November

CPI unchanged in November

Consumer prices were unchanged in November as energy price declines offset other increases, said NAFCU Research Assistant Doug Christman. For the 12-month period, overall consumer price index growth was 1.2 percent, up from 0.[...]

Existing-home sales highest since February 2007

Existing-home sales rose to a seasonally adjusted 5.48 million units in August – the highest pace since February 2007 – as home buyers closed on deals ahead of rate increases, according to NAFCU Research Assistant Doug [...]

Consumer Credit Helped By Low Rates

Total consumer installment credit grew an annualized 4.4 percent in July as consumers continued to take advantage of low vehicle- and education-loan interest rates, according to NAFCU Senior Economist Curt Long. However, the July [...]

June New-Home Sales Volume Jumps To Highest Since 2008

New-home sales went up 8.3 percent in June, and the volume of sales was the highest since May of 2008. “Pent-up demand, historically low interest rates and a slowly improving labor market are contributing [...]

Climbing Existing-Home Sales Fueling Growth

High affordability, low interest rates and pent-up demand were the drivers of May’s 4.2 percent growth in existing-home sales, NAFCU economists said. Data published by the National Association of Realtors shows existing-home sales [...]

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