All Posts Tagged: housing market

U.S. Outlook: The housing sector still on solid ground

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent upward trend in existing home sales.

Despite a disappointing new home sales report for January, the U.S. housing market is poised for continued gains in the months ahead.

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Why do housing starts matter to the nursery/greenhouse industry?

Jeff Burch
Posted by Jeff Burch
Agribusiness Banking
View inside greenhouse that is fully stocked with lush potted flowers and hanging plants.

By tracking regional housing starts, we can get a sense of what kind of sales volume growth rates a nursery center should expect to see.

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U.S. Outlook: Economy is looking better in October

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the decline in weekly jobless claims over recent months.

Following the slowdown of August and September, the economic data points so far for October suggest the U.S. is picking up some growth momentum.

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U.S. Outlook: Core inflation holds firm in the third quarter

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing consumer inflation trends over 5 years.

This week the September release of the Consumer Price Index held some interesting information about the future path of inflation.

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