Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) was at 106.0 in September, unchanged from a downwardly revised August figure and 3.5 percent lower than one year earlier. And as we noted last month, the National Association of Realtors is now forecasting that total existing home sales in the USA will be lower this year than the year before. Realtors expect Florida sales will rebound in the same way next month.
Sales of newly built homes, which are recorded by the U.S. Census as signed contracts during the month, not closings, jumped a striking 19 percent month-to-month. Normally, it takes four to six weeks to close a contracted sale. Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, blamed Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida as having a negative impact on the South's market data. In the South, sales fell 2.3% to an index score of 115.9, which is 5% below last year's index.
NAR released a separate report last Friday showing an unexpected rebound in existing home sales in the month of September. First-time buyers in September accounted for 29% of sales, the lowest share in two years, the Realtors said.
George HW Bush apologizes, says he 'patted women's rears' Lind said she was prompted to speak out after seeing pictures of Bush with former President Barack Obama at a charity event. When some people close to her, including her grandmother, "laughed it off", she decided she would, too.
By region, September pending home sales increased by 1.2% to an index score of 94.5 in the Northeast, and down 2.4% compared with September 2016.
Economists had expected new home sales to drop to a rate of 555,000 from the 560,000 originally reported for the previous month.
The dollar was steady at 113.92 yen, though a bit shy of a three-month high of 114.10 yen touched on Monday. But a 0.5 fall for Japan's Nikkei stock index saw it snap out of a record 16 straight sessions of gains.
Recent comments by ratesetters, including Mark Carney , the governor, have raised expectations for an imminent increase. Services grew by 0.4 per cent, the ONS said, with the strongest-performing sectors including retail, auto sales and IT.
The stock of First Horizon National Corp (NYSE:FHN) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Raymond James. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI)'s EPS growth this year is -90.60% and the trailing 12-month EPS is $5.60.
Otherwise, the Gin Kings will be celebrating its back-to-back Governor's Cup title, to attest its 4-2 win past year over Meralco. Games 1 and 2 was won by Ginebra 102-87 and 86-76 respectively, Meralco rebounded and won the next two games 94-81 and 85-83.
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Dunkin' Brands Group by 12.9% in the third quarter.
The airline's revenue from each seat it flies a mile, a key industry metric, fell 0.5 percent in the quarter from a year earlier. Southwest Airlines overcame hurricanes, higher fuel prices and slightly lower fares to boost third-quarter profit 30 percent.
He had spent the last two-and-a-half seasons in Boston as the pitching coach for recently-fired Red Sox manager John Farrell. According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer , the Indians have named Carl Willis as their new pitching coach.
In August Qantas posted its second-highest underlying profit result in the 97-year history of the national airline. Qantas also said it was investigating direct flights from Australia's east coast to London and NY by 2022.
In the Fifties, he became a dominant commercial force in pop music, eventually earning 23 gold-certified singles. He was one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and was inducted by Billy Joel.
The increase would be almost three times the current rate for some parks. "The Park Service is pretty good at managing visitors". The recent proposal to increase entrance fees is estimated to bring in an additional $70 million in annual revenue .
Currently, 199 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 198.33 million shares have been available to trade. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of Newfield Exploration by 21.2% during the 2nd quarter.
The wind farms also include the world's first floating offshore wind project in Scotland. The economic development potential of offshore wind can generate benefits nationwide.
Tamar Braxton ends marriage with Vince Herbert
The general assumption is they were putting on an act to fool the masses to promote Season 5 of their reality show. Braxton's decision to dissolve her marriage comes just one month shy of their ninth wedding anniversary.
Share Rating Recap: JC Penney Company Inc (JCP)
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Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) to Release Earnings on Thursday
D E Shaw & Inc stated it has 22,131 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 25,672 are owned by Carret Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp. Associated Banc-Corp decreased Price T Rowe Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) stake by 9,350 shares to 70,710 valued at $5.25M in 2017Q2.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT)
Over 37.8 million shares have traded hands on a stock that normally sees barely more than 500,000 shares traded daily. Analysis of Earning Estimate for (next quarter, current year & next year) for Maxim Integrated Products, Inc .