Economic Statistics for 22 Sep 14
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index fell to -0.21 in August versus 0.39 in July.
Existing home sales fell a disappointing -1.8% in August to a lower-than-expected annual rate of 5.05 million. On a year-over-year basis, existing home sales are down -5.3%. Nearly all of the recent housing data has been negative, showing a lot of weakness in the housing sector.