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USD, United States Dollar

Housing Starts m/m

Country: United States
Sector: Housing
Medium 13.7% 3.7%
-3.2% Revised from -4.7%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
-3.7%
13.7%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

Housing Starts m/m reflects changes in the number of new residential construction projects compared to the previous month.

The Housing Starts is considered to be one of the most important indicators of the US economic strength since it has an effect on related industries, such as banking, raw materials, employment, etc.

A reading above expectations is seen as positive for the US dollar.

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History

Export
Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Oct 2017
13.7%
3.7%
-3.2% Revised from -4.7%
Sep 2017
-4.7%
3.2%
-0.2% Revised from -0.8%
Aug 2017
-0.8%
4.7%
-2.2% Revised from -4.8%
Jul 2017
-4.8%
-3.5%
7.4% Revised from 8.3%
Jun 2017
8.3%
-0.3%
-2.8% Revised from -5.5%
May 2017
-5.5%
9.2%
-2.8% Revised from -2.6%
Apr 2017
-2.6%
9.0%
-6.6% Revised from -6.8%
Mar 2017
-6.8%
5.0% Revised from 3.0%
Feb 2017
3.0%
-1.9% Revised from -2.6%
Jan 2017
-2.6%
11.3%
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