Economic Statistics for 26 Jul 16
The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey rose from -7.0 to 0.4 in July.
New home sales in June were much higher than expected, at a 592,000 annual rate that is 25% higher than a year ago.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index fell -0.1% in May, but remains 5.2% higher than a year ago.
The PMI Services flash number for July fell -0.4% to 50.9.
The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index fell -0.7 points to 97.3 in July.
The Richmond Fed Manufacturing index jumped from -7 to 10 in July.
The State Street Investor Confidence Index fell -7.7 points to to 98 in July.
Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales growth slowed to 0.4% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s already weak 0.6%.