More Home Price Records; Ownership Declines; What'll The Fed Do To Rates?

The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation’s Homeownership Rate was at 65.4 percent in the second quarter of 2021. This is down from both the previous quarter’s 65.6 percent , and a year earlier when it was reported at 67.9 percent. However, the Bureau cautions,” When interpreting these estimates and comparing with prior quarters and years, data users should understand and consider changes in data collection operations that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, data users should apply caution when interpreting estimates of year-to-year changes because the extent of changes in data collection operations may differ across time.” The rate peaked in the first quarter of 2005 at 69.1 percent, then began a slow decline, bottoming out in the second quarter of 2016 at 62.9 percent. Since
More Home Price Records; Ownership Declines; What'll The Fed Do To Rates?
More Home Price Records; Ownership Declines; What'll The Fed Do To Rates?

Delta variant is big factor in forecasting the economy

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Steve Liesman joins The Exchange to detail the results of a survey about the impact of the delta variant on markets and the broader society. Most respondents believe the delta variant will have a limited impact on markets. Compared to a similar June survey, more respondents now believe the pandemic is not over.

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Delta variant is big factor in forecasting the economy
Delta variant is big factor in forecasting the economy

The 9am Bond Report – July 27, 2021

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The 9am Bond Report – July 27, 2021
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Fed to stay course despite surging inflation forecast: Survey

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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the results from the CNBC Fed Survey.

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Fed to stay course despite surging inflation forecast: Survey
Fed to stay course despite surging inflation forecast: Survey

The 2pm Bond Report – July 26, 2021

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The 2pm Bond Report – July 26, 2021
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Profit margins hit record highs

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Despite rising business costs, businesses are seeing record profit margins, too. "We're passing through the wage inflation that we're having and we've actually expanded our margin some," one company said when reporting earnings.

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Profit margins hit record highs
Profit margins hit record highs

The Bond Report – July 26, 2021

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The Bond Report – July 26, 2021
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New home sales drop 6.6%, vs. 3.4% increase expected

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CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report on the latest new home sales data, which shows a sharp decline in sales.

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New home sales drop 6.6%, vs. 3.4% increase expected
New home sales drop 6.6%, vs. 3.4% increase expected

Rep. Gottheimer on the final push for an infrastructure deal

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CNBC's "Squawk Box" team discusses SALT cap repeal and the final push to an infrastructure deal with Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ).

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Business conditions show more hiring, investment plans: NABE survey

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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on National Association for Business Economics' latest survey on business conditions.

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Business conditions show more hiring, investment plans: NABE survey
Business conditions show more hiring, investment plans: NABE survey