Economic Update: Not Quite So Bright

Click below to watch this weeks Economic Update. Topics include the housing sector, home prices, and initial jobless claims data.

In February, both existing and new home sales tumbled. Adding to this lackluster performance, January home prices fell yet again to a new record low, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, so the markets must keep looking for the bottom in prices.  The initial jobless claims data, however, continue to remain in recovery territory overall, providing more support to the recovery this year.

Economic Update

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  1. […] point to the Case-Shiller Index as evidence that the housing market has yet to reach bottom.  You read everywhere and heard on the news this past week that housing is still on the rocks as […]

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