Sept New Home Sales 467K vs 470K Expected, 0.2% MoM vs -6.8% Expected Oct 24, 2014 10:00AM

Sept New Home Sales 467K vs 470K Expected, 0.2% MoM vs -6.8% Expected.

UPDATE - More from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development:

Sales of new single-family houses in September 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 0.2 percent (±15.7%)* above the revised August rate of 466,000 and is 17.0 percent (±20.6%)* above the September 2013 estimate of 399,000.

The median sales price of new houses sold in September 2014 was $259,000; the average sales price was $313,200. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of September was 207,000. This represents a supply of 5.3 months at the current sales rate.

Traders are watching the following stocks and ETFs:

D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI)
Pulte Group (NYSE: PHM)
KB Home (NYSE: KBH)
Lennar Corp. Cl A (NYSE: LEN)
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. Cl A (NYSE: HOV)
Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF)
Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL)
Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE: RYL)
Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE: MTH)
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH)
SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (NYSE: XHB)


Natural Gas Inventory 94 bcf vs 98 bcf Expected Oct 23, 2014 10:30AM

Natural Gas Inventory 94 bcf vs 98 bcf Expected

Traders are watching futures and ETFs like United States Natural Gas (NYSE: UNG).


Sept. Leading Index 0.8% vs 0.7% Expected Oct 23, 2014 10:00AM

Sept. Leading Index 0.8% vs 0.7% Expected


FHFA House Price Index 0.5% vs 0.3% Expected Oct 23, 2014 09:02AM

FHFA House Price Index 0.5% vs 0.3% Expected

UPDATE - More from the Federal Housing Finance Agency:

The FHFA House Price Index (HPI) reported a 0.5 percent increase in U.S. house prices in August from the previous month. From August 2013 to August 2014, house prices were up 4.8 percent. For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly price changes from July 2014 to August 2014 ranged from -0.6 percent in the New England and South Atlantic divisions to +1.2 percent in the Mountain division. The 12-month changes were all positive ranging from +1.9 percent in the Middle Atlantic division to +7.8 percent in the Pacific division.​


Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index 0.47 vs 0.15 Expected Oct 23, 2014 08:30AM

Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index 0.47 vs 0.15 Expected


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Oct 22, 2014 10:33AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 7.1M Barrels vs 2.8M Expected
Oct 22, 2014 10:33AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 7.1M Barrels vs 2.8M Expected
Oct 22, 2014 08:31AM Sept. CPI 0.1% vs 0.0% Expected, Ex-food and Energy 0.1% vs 0.1%
Oct 22, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 11.6% vs 5.6% Prior
Oct 21, 2014 10:00AM Existing Home Sales 5.17M vs 5.1M Expected; +2.4% vs +1% Expected
Oct 17, 2014 09:55AM October P Univerity of Michigan Confidence 86.4 vs 84 Expected
Oct 17, 2014 08:30AM Sept Housing Starts 1017K vs 1008K Expected, Up 6.3% MoM
Oct 16, 2014 04:00PM August Net Long Term Tick Flows $52.1B
Oct 16, 2014 11:03AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory Grows 8.9M Barrels vs 2.3M Expected
Oct 16, 2014 11:03AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory Grows 8.9M Barrels vs 2.3M Expected
Oct 16, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 94 bcf vs 90 bcf Expected
Oct 16, 2014 10:00AM NAHB Housing Market Index 54 vs 59 Expected
Oct 16, 2014 09:59AM Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook 20.7 vs 19.8 Expected
Oct 16, 2014 09:15AM Sept Industrial Production 1% vs 0.4% Expeted
Oct 16, 2014 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 264K vs 290K Expected
Oct 15, 2014 11:00AM U.S. Monthly Budget Statement $105.8B vs $90B Expected
Oct 15, 2014 10:00AM August Business Inventories 0.2% vs 0.4% Expected
Oct 15, 2014 08:31AM Sept. PPI Final Demand -0.1% vs 0.1% Expected, Ex-Food Energy 0.0% vs 0.1%
Oct 15, 2014 08:30AM Oct. Empire Manufacturing 6.17 vs 20.25 Expected
Oct 15, 2014 08:30AM Sept. MoM Retail Sales Advance -0.3% vs -0.1% Expected
Oct 15, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 5.6% vs 3.8% Prior
Oct 10, 2014 08:30AM Sept. MoM Import Price Index -0.5% vs -0.7% Expected
Oct 9, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 105 bcf vs 109 bcf Expected
Oct 9, 2014 10:00AM August MoM Wholesale Inventories -0.7% vs 0.3%
Oct 9, 2014 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 295K Expected
Oct 8, 2014 10:34AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 5M Barrels vs 1.68M Expected
Oct 8, 2014 10:34AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 5M Barrels vs 1.68M Expected
Oct 8, 2014 07:32AM Markets Quiet Ahead of FOMC Minutes
Oct 8, 2014 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 3.8% vs -0.2% Prior
Oct 7, 2014 03:01PM August Consumer Credit $13.5B vs $20B Expected
Oct 7, 2014 10:01AM JOLTS Job Openings 4.84M vs 4.7M Expected
Oct 7, 2014 09:03AM U.S. Comp Sales Rose 5.4% Last Week - Redbook
Oct 6, 2014 07:04AM Overnight World Market Headlines and the Day Ahead
Oct 3, 2014 10:00AM ISM Non-Manufacturing Index at 58.6% in Sept.; Business Activity Pressures Gains
Oct 3, 2014 08:35AM Nonfarm Payrolls Expanded 248K in Sept., Outpacing Views on Services, Retail, and Health Care Gains
Oct 3, 2014 08:32AM August Trade Balance -$40.1B vs -$40.8B Expected
Oct 3, 2014 08:35AM Nonfarm Payrolls Expanded 248K in Sept., Outpacing Views on Services, Retail, and Health Care Gains
Oct 2, 2014 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory 112 bcf vs 106 bcf Expected
Oct 2, 2014 10:01AM August Factory Orders -10.1 vs -9.5 Expected
Oct 2, 2014 09:45AM ISM New York 63.7 vs 57.1 Prior
Oct 2, 2014 08:48AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 297K Expected
Oct 2, 2014 08:48AM Initial Jobless Claims 287K vs 297K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 05:06PM Capitala Finance (CPTA) Files $500M Mixed Shelf
Oct 1, 2014 10:32AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory -1.4M Barrels vs 925K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:32AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory -1.4M Barrels vs 925K Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:00AM August Construction Spending -0.8% vs 0.5% Expected
Oct 1, 2014 10:00AM ISM Manufacturing 56.6 vs 58.5 Expected
Oct 1, 2014 09:45AM Markit Manufacturing PMI 57.5 vs 57.9 Expected
Oct 1, 2014 08:15AM ADP Employment Change 213K vs 205K Expected
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