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During the fourth quarter of 2023, credit for residential Land Acquisition, Development & Construction (AD&C) remained tight, according to both NAHB’s survey on AD&C Financing and the Federal Reserve’s . However, the tightening was not as widespread as it was in recent quarters. The net easing indices derived from both surveys were negative once again
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U.S. stock index futures fell slightly in Asian trade on Tuesday amid persistent uncertainty over the path of  interest rates, while anticipation of key earnings reports this week, particularly from NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), kept traders on edge.  Markets saw a dearth of cues on account of a U.S. market holiday on Monday. But trading action
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Dow Jones futures fell slightly Monday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, with Nvidia (NVDA) looming large. The stock market rally held up relatively well this past week amid hot inflation reports. The Nasdaq fell solidly, but off weekly lows. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones declined modestly while the Russell 2000 had a
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Estimated excess retirees in U.S. Huge numbers of Americans are leaving the workplace in a surprise second wave of the post-COVID retirement boom. Why it matters: An aging country — combined with a booming stock market and a nudge from return-to-office policies — means more working stiffs are preparing to exit the stage. What’s happening: The U.S. has about 2.7
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US stocks traded mixed after fresh inflation data came in hotter than expected. PPI data showed a 0.3% increase from December and the year-over-year change increase of 0.9%. “If we see continued strength in the inflation data, it’s possible that the Fed could push its rate cuts into 2025.” US stocks struggled for direction after
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