April 16, 2013 The news is another sign that the housing sector's recovery continues. Also Tuesday, there was word that consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in March. The decline was led by a 4.4 percent plunge in gas prices.
March 19, 2013 The housing sector, which saw its bubble burst in 2007 and 2008, is now one of the economy's bright spots.
February 20, 2013 The housing sector has been among the economy's bright spots. The news about single-family homes is a sign that trend will continue.
January 17, 2013 The day's economic news is on the positive side: 37,000 fewer people filed claims for unemployment benefits last week; and home construction surged in December and last year.