Economics Statistics for 25 Jun 12
The following statistics were released today on the state of the US economy:
New home sales came in at an annual rate of 369,000 in May, the best rate in more than 2 years, and well above analysts’ expectations.
The Chicago Fed national activity index fell to -0.45 in May from a revised 0.08 in April. Most production-related components declined, as did housing.
The Dallas Fed general business activity index rebounded to 5.8 in June from -5.1 in May, showing some rebound in manufacturing.