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United States New Home Sales

Sales of new single-family houses in the United States unexpectedly jumped by 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 621 thousand in March 2017 from a downwardly revised 587 thousand in February. The figure came in well above ...

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United States MBA Mortgage Applications

Mortgage applications in the United States rose 2.7 percent in the week ended April 21st 2017, following a 1.8 percent fall in the previous period, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed. Refinance applications jumped 7.2 percent while applications to ...

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China Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in China decreased to 3.97 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 4.02 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in China averaged 4.12 percent from 2002 until 2017, reaching an all time high of ...

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United States Pending Home Sales

Pending Home Sales in the United States increased 0.80 percent in March of 2017 over the same month in the previous year. Pending Home Sales in the United States averaged 1.20 percent from 2002 until 2017, reaching an all time ...

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China GDP

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in China was worth 11064.66 billion US dollars in 2015. The GDP value of China represents 17.85 percent of the world economy. GDP in China averaged 1622.49 USD Billion from 1960 until 2015, reaching an ...

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