Tag Archives: Economy

New Home Sales 11/24/2010

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – New U.S. single-family home sales fell unexpectedly in October and prices dropped to a seven-year low, a government report showed on Wednesday, pointing sustained weakness in the housing market following the end of a home-buyer tax credit. The Commerce Department said sales dropped 8.1 percent to a 283,000 unit annual… read more

Dollar Recovery after China Raises Reserve Requirement Ratio

Dollar is trying to recovery from intraday low after market sentiments are weighed down mildly by more tightening from China. China raised the so called bank reserve requirement ratio by 50bps to “appropriately control” credit and loans. This was the second reserve increase in two weeks as inflation is viewed as a serious threat to… read more