New durable goods order increases by 1.7% in February to slightly beat the median forecast by 0.2%, while shipments surged 1% after losing 0.3% in January.
The Commerce Department said new home sales surged 6.1% higher in February to a 592,000 annualized rate, easily beating the median economic forecast.
The Labor Department said weekly jobless claims rose more than expected for the week ending March 18, but signs indicate a strong jobs report for March.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) fell in February after starting the year at a decade-high pace, though it still remained above year ago levels.
The FHFA seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI) was flat in January, but showed house prices were up 5.6% year-over-year.
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index rose to 0.34 from a revised minus 0.2 in January, bringing the 3-month average to a 2-year high at plus 0.25.
The Survey of Consumers, the University of Michigan’s closely-watched consumer sentiment gauge, has shown remarkable strength since the November election.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in a statement on Tuesday announced their support of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
The Labor Department said the U.S. economy added 235,000 new jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell, beating expectations for 190,000 jobs.
Global economic data on corporate taxation show the more competitive the corporate tax rate the greater the economic growth and, thus, tax receipts.