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Consumer confidence retreats in January

Surveys show conflicting results
A survey conducted by The Conference Board by Nielsen shows that Americans are less confident in the economy in January. However, other measures of consumer confidence disagree with that notion. Americans are more confident in their present situation, but less optimistic about the future.
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Freddie Mac: 2015 best year for home sales in 8 years

This goes for new home construction
The majority of homes sold in 2015 will be sold between now and June as the housing markets begins the start of the spring homebuying season. And if everything goes accordingly, 2015 will be the best year for home sales and new home construction since 2007.
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Bam! Nomura predicts GDP will double in 2015

But it won’t be because of housing
In its “The Economy Next Week” report published Friday, Nomura’s analysts predict that the U.S. gross domestic product will grow 1.5% year-over-year in 2014 and will more than double that growth (3.1%) in 2015.
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