Economic Statistics for 28 Apr 15
Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales rose to a still-soft 1.4% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s 0.8%.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose 0.9% in February, and is up 5.0% from a year ago.
The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index fell from 101.3 to a much lower than expected 95.2 in April.
The Richmond Fed manufacturing index rose 5 points to a still-negative -3 in April.
The State Street Investor Confidence Index fell -5.2 points in April, but remains strong at 114.3.