— Existing home sales rose 3% to start the year, but higher mortgage rates are already hurting. — Federal Reserve officials caution against cutting US interest rat
— The U.S. Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in Jan. (3.1% annualized rate), while producer prices also rose 0.3%, indicating inflation has slowed but staying above 2% Fed
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— The U.S. economy grew a strong 3.3% annualized in the 4th quarter of 2023, while inflation pulled back, giving credence to a soft landing. — U.S. pending home sa