What a difference a month - and a change in weather - can make: a new report shows that after plunging 11.4% in March, new home sales rebounded in April, rising nearly 7% in the first full month of spring and jumping 26% over sales reported in April of ...
NEW YORK U.S. single-family home prices rose in March from a year earlier, led again by strong increases in the western half of the United States, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
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Greece has again threatened to default on loan repayments due to the International Monetary Fund, saying it will be unable to meet pension and wage bills in June and also reimburse €1.6bn owed to the IMF without a bailout deal with creditors.
Orders for durable goods from U.S. factories fell 0.50 percent in April after posting a 5.1 percent increase in the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.