Consumer outlook not to blame for slowing existing-home sales

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Home Depot (nyse: hd) surprised investors this week by posting a second straight quarter of slowing sales growth. Yes, the retailer faced a difficult comparison to a prior-year period that included hurricane rebuilding efforts. But management still aimed for a slight acceleration when compared to the prior quarter’s weak results.

Blame it on the Fed.. I believe that the slowdown in housing is simply an unavoidable effect of a late stage business cycle slow down. Both new home sales and existing home sales volume growth.

The existing home sales market accounts for over 90 percent of all home sales in recent months. Despite the dominance of the existing home sales market, with American buyers and sellers making exchanges primarily on existing homes, the new media would cover the existing home sales statistics at about equal level with the new home sales data.

Existing home sales have dropped sharply for two consecutive months now. Economic indicators are still generally beating analysts’ expectations, but not by as much as they were just a month ago. Our estimate for Q1 GDP growth slips to 2.0%, as real consumer spending continues to.

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I do not think that the vast majority of consumers are holding off purchasing a vehicle because they are waiting for a truly driverless car. Regarding slowing retail sales, that is just another sign of a slowing economy. Expect 2% gdp growth this year, and probably a little less next year.

 · And then, just to touch briefly on the new construction, so that’s the starts, the sales, we’re up year-over-year but that has slowed. Aside from demand some things that could be slowing it, too.

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John Lewis and Next became the latest retailers to warn of a consumer spending slowdown on Thursday. The slump could have big consequences for the UK economy.