The Monday Mix: March 11 – 17, 2024

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U.S. consumer prices ticked up 0.4% Feb., increasing to a slightly higher annual rate of 3.2% and signaling inflationary pressures continue.

The National Assoc. of Realtors issued new rules, including removing the common 6% combo commission, and paid $418 million to settle lawsuit by home sellers. 

U.S. consumer sentiment remains around 76 on a key index, half-way between the lows hit in 2022 and the pre-COVID averages. 

Britain’s economy exited recession with 0.2%  GDP growth in January, driven by services and construction spending.

The Biden administration launched an initiative to install non-fossil-fuel power stations for trucks and heavy duty vehicles across the U.S.