Economic-Indicators

5 Things to Watch at the Fed Meeting

Federal Reserve officials are virtually certain to leave short-term interest rates unchanged at their meeting this week, following the U.K.'s decision in June to quit the European Union and mixed messages from the U.S. labor market.

June New Home Sales Jump 3.5%

New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in June, reaching their highest level in nearly 8-1/2 years, the latest sign that the housing market was gathering momentum.

Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in June

U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in June to their fastest pace in more than nine years as low mortgage interest rates drew buyers into the market, a positive sign for the economy.