Apr 16, 2013 — The news is another sign that the housing sector's recovery continues. Also Tuesday, there was word that consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in March. The decline was led by a 4.4 percent plunge in gas prices.
Mar 19, 2013 — The housing sector, which saw its bubble burst in 2007 and 2008, is now one of the economy's bright spots.
Feb 20, 2013 — The housing sector has been among the economy's bright spots. The news about single-family homes is a sign that trend will continue.
Jan 17, 2013 — The day's economic news is on the positive side: 37,000 fewer people filed claims for unemployment benefits last week; and home construction surged in December and last year.