US pending home sales dropped by most in two years

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    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    The Washington-based National Association of Realtors release today showed pending home sales unexpectedly dropped in January by the most in two years.

    The headline figure dropped 2.5%, the biggest drop since December 2013, missing the estimated rise of 0.5%. The annualized figure came in at 0.9% in the 12 months ending in January after a 3.1% annual advance in December.

    The details of the report revealed pending home sales dropped in three of four regions, with biggest drop in Midwest (4.9%). Pending home sales rose 0.3% in South.
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