Ian McKendry is a writer for MNI.
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Recent Articles By The Author
US Jobless Claims Fall 11,000 to 304,000
The 304,000 level of jobless claims was below the 315,000 median expectation from a survey of forecasts compiled by MNI.
US Jobless Claims Steady at 312,000
Initial jobless claims for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell by 2,000 claims to 312,000 in the June 21 week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
US Jobless Claims Rise by 4,000 to 317,000
The increase in the June 7 week marked the second straight week that jobless claims rose as the May 31 week was revised up, just slightly to 313,000.
US April New Home Sales Up 6.4% to 433,000
The pace of new single-family home sales bounced back in April, rising 6.4% to a 433,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate the U.S. Census Bureau said in a report Friday.
April Existing Home Sales Up 1.3 %
Despite the month's increase in sales, the level was still 6.8% behind a year ago and the NAR is sticking with its forecast of a slightly worse year as a whole, even as house prices are expected to rise 6% in 2014.