Archive for June 16th, 2011

Number Of U.S. Housing Starts Rose 3.5% In May; Number Of Building Permits Issued Rose 8.7%

U.S. housing starts in March rose 3.5% to 560.000 vs. revised (18.000 higher) 541.000 April reading. Consensus was at 545.000. On year level U.S. housing starts are down 3.4%.

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims At 414.000; Down 16.000

Initial jobless claims in the U.S. were reported at 414.000 vs. 420.000 consensus and last week revised (up 3.000) reading of 430.000.


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