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MBA Purchases Applications for May 4, 2011 – Economic Report, Futures Trading, Futures Trading News, Commodity Trading, Futures and commodities trading brokerage firm, Trading news, Futures brokerage, Commodity brokerage

The past four weeks of  for MBA purchase applications has been rather inconsistent (up and down); however, in the April 29th week the Mortgage Bankers Association index show a 0.3% gain.   I would not call this stellar by any means and based on the past few weeks showing, this gain may be short lived.… read more

New Homes Sales – April 25, 2011

Sales of new single-family houses in March 2011 adjusted to an annual rate of 300,000 according to U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  This number is 11.1 percent (±21.7%)* above the revised February rate of 270,000, However it is still 21.9 percent (±10.3%) below the March 2010 estimate of 384,000. The… read more

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