Drop in housing starts shows industry may weigh on growth

The huge increase in sales is also expected to bring in considerable business to the home improvement industry going forward.. a surge in the number of rentals is expected to weigh on this growth.. Going forward, these individuals can be expected to start families leading to higher housing demand and.

Economists Forecast 2.2% june housing Starts Drop. Starts Plunge 12.3%. A little more than half of the nation’s June drop was in the Midwest, where starts tumbled 35.8% after a 51.9% jump the prior month. The June data is considered a return to the region’s soft trend. Year-to-date, housing starts in the Midwest are running 2.9% below their pace in the first half of 2017, and single-family starts are 5.7% lower.

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The U.S. economy is expanding at a 2.0% annualized rate in the second quarter based on data that showed a 0.9% drop in domestic housing starts in May, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed on Tuesday.

Between the Sheets: Noelle Stevenson Drop in U.S. housing starts shows industry May Weigh on Growth – Three straight months of declines in new-home construction show U.S. homebuilding may weigh on second-quarter growth, commerce department data showed Friday. Highlights from Housing Starts (May) .

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Three straight months of declines in new-home construction show U.S. homebuilding may weigh on second-quarter growth, Commerce Department data showed Friday. May starts were pushed lower by declining construction in South, which reached the weakest level since October 2015, and in the Midwest.

U.S. housing starts fall in May, but trend improving.. showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate dropped below 4% for the first time since January 2018. he's confident the nation's housing sector will return to growth later this year, recent hurricanes and rising mortgage rates may be weighing on the market.

The challenge to that psychological lift probably comes when earnings season starts next. continues to weigh on the U.S..

Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price. Netflix has lost two popular shows as old media companies flex.. A drop in housing starts data also weighed on the stocks.. supporting strong average ticket growth (similar to this point in prior cycles), and driving.

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