The following email alerts all showed up in my inbox courtesy of Fox Business. So go ahead, Republicans, take a look and then feel free to attack your only source of “news” [sic] for reporting on our economic– What’s it called again? Oh yeah– recovery:
Financial data firm Markit reported domestic manufacturing growth increased to 54.9 this month from 54.3 in February. A reading above 50 indicates expansion. Manufacturers increased hiring for the month pushing the employment sub-index to 54.6 from 53.5.
The National Association of Realtors report existing home sales increased 0.8% to an annual rate of 4.98 million units last month, the highest level since November 2009. National median price for existing homes jumped 11.6%, the biggest gain since 2005.
The Conference Board reported economic activity rose 0.5% to 94.8 last month after advancing by an upwardly-revised 0.5% in January. Economists were expecting the index to rise 0.4% in February.
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