{FD} US new-home sales jumped 6.2 percent in October

Americans bought new homes in October at the fastest pace in a decade — a 6.2 percent monthly increase that reflects both the underlying strength of the economy and the worsening shortage of existing homes for sale.

{FD} US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses.

{FD} Survey: US services sector posts strongest gains in 12 years

U.S. services companies in October grew at the best rate in more than a dozen years.

{FD} US producer prices rose 0.4 percent in September

Rising energy costs caused prices at the wholesale level to climb 0.4 percent in September.

{FD} US consumer borrowing rose at a slower pace in August

U.S. consumers slowed their borrowing in August to an annual pace of 4.2 percent — a pullback from a pace of nearly 7 percent over the past three years.

{FD} Irma’s damage a reminder of Florida economy’s vulnerability

Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People.

{FD} US producer prices rose in August as energy costs shot up

Higher energy costs led to prices at the wholesale level rising in August at the fastest pace in four months.

{FD} Insider Q&A: Higher pay needed to support stronger growth

Sluggish pay raises have been an Achilles’ heel for American workers since the Great Recession ended more than eight years ago — and a major headwind for faster economic growth.

{FD} US consumer borrowing increased in July

American consumers borrowed more heavily in July, increasing their debt primarily in a category that includes auto and student loans.

{FD} US services sector expanded at stronger rate in August

U.S. services businesses grew at a faster pace in August as measures for new orders and hiring improved.

{FD} US job growth slows to 156K; unemployment up to 4.4 pct.

U.S. job growth slowed in August as employers added 156,000 jobs, but even that decreased pace suggests that businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery from the Great Recession.

{FD} 5 key figures to look for in Friday’s jobs report for August

The U.S. jobs report for August being released Friday will be watched to see whether employers extended a streak of steady hiring that’s helped shrink the unemployment rate to 4.3 percent, a 16-year low.

{FD} US pending home sales fell in July, 4th decline in 5 months

Fewer people signed contracts to buy homes in July, the fourth decline in the past five months.

US home prices surge in June, led by Seattle

U.S. home prices climbed higher in June with gains that are eclipsing income growth — creating affordability pressures for would-be buyers.

Pace of US home sales in July reached lowest level of 2017

Americans retreated from buying homes in July as sales sank 1.3 percent to their lowest level of the year.

US home construction slumped in July

Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low.

{FD} New-home sales improved modestly in June

U.S. sales of new homes perked up slightly in June, a sign that more would-be buyers are seeking newly built properties.

{FD} US housing starts rebounded in June

Homebuilders ramped up construction in June to the fastest pace in four months, led by surges in the Northeast and Midwest.

{FD} US job openings slipped in May, but hiring increased

U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May.

{FD} US economic growth in Q1 upgraded to 1.4 percent

The U.S. economy got off to a lackluster start during the first three months of 2017, though it had a bit more momentum than earlier estimates indicated.