Business spending on equipment and investment in home construction helped boost third-quarter GDP growth.
But total housing inventory at the end of last month was 4.5% lower than one year ago, according to the NAR.
The National Retail Federation said that holiday sales should increase 3.7%, to $630.5 billion, this year, a deceleration from 2014's growth.
Business managers are not getting the message about the Federal Reserve's inflation expectations, says a new study.
August’s fall in import prices was led by a steep monthly decline in the price of imported fuel, which plunged 13.3%.
'The creation of jobs added at a steady clip and the prospect of higher mortgage rates and home prices ... is encouraging more households to buy.'
Analyzing data may be second nature to finance chiefs, but can they get their C-suite colleagues to buy in?
Operating profit totaled nearly $2.6 billion in North America, a company record for any quarter.
Many companies are back to the habit of holding on tightly to their cash reserves. Is a softening in business confidence to blame?
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