News Articles for "Commerce Department"
Shares of homebuilder William Lyon Homes rose 2 percent after the company's stock was sold to the public Thursday. The stock, which had been trading over ...read more
US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.51 pct.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week but stayed near their historic lows. Cheaper mortgages have helped the economy by spurring more home-...read more
US housing starts fell in April but permits surged
U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in April, one month after topping the 1 million mark for the first time since 2008. But most of the decline was ...read more
Futures fluctuate on mixed signals from retail
U.S. stock futures fluctuated Thursday on a bevy of economic data that sent mixed signals about hiring, construction, jobs and the mindset of the American...read more