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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 3.24.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 24th, 2017. Positives: 1. New home sales rose 6.1% to a 592 annualized rate.2. Durable goods rose 1.7%, slightly above expectations.3. The Chicago Fed national activity index rose from -0.05, which was revised up to -0.02, to 0.34.4. FHFA house price index rose …

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Succinct Summation of Weeks Events 3.17.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending March 17th, 2017 Positives: 1. Retail sales rose 0.1% m/o/m, despite weak auto sales. January revised up 0.2% to 0.6%.2. Job openings came in at 5.6 million in January with hiring rising 2.6%3. Housing market index reading, at 71, is the highest of this …

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