ESA Car Keys | Wards Auto and Steve Finlay have a few insights about the current momentum in the automotive market and what that might mean for 2019.
Another mixed bag in the housing market for November as existing-home sales and average house prices rose, but inventory remained somewhat mismatched with demand.
While the housing market inched forward in October, it’s still pacing down year-over-year. Inventory is recovering, albeit painfully slowly.
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A troubled housing market can usually signal a looming contraction of the home improvement industry. Home Depot’s recent results demonstrate strong resilience to this trend.
ESA Car Keys | The October US auto market was down year-over-year, but posted some positive surprises. Trucks continue to grab market share from passenger vehicles, continuing a five-year trend.
ESA@Work | The existing home sales numbers for September aren’t great: pacing is down, interest rates up, inventory up but still lagging, and affordability challenging today’s home shopper.
Great Graphs | US small businesses remain historically confident heading into the final months of 2018, as many economic conditions and measures remain solid.
September’s US auto market was down 5.5% year-over-year, as major manufacturers were all down except for Fiat Chrysler. The projected 2nd half slump continues to materialize.
Amazon will be offering ad-supported video its Fire TV streaming customers, and facing stiff competition from established and tech media companies alike.