4345 Outlook

June 29, 2018 Economic Outlook

Jun 29, 2018  | Ep4345

As lawmakers fan out across the country, some of their constituents are buying a new dwelling. --

New home sales jumped 6.7 percent last month, mostly on purchases in the South.

Consumers felt less buoyant about the economy in May, but the measure is still above average historically.   

Orders for long-lasting items fell 0.6 percent last month on dwindling demand for cars and aircraft.

Ethanol production rolled to a third straight week of gains - the highest in 26 weeks. --

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