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  1. Existing-Home Sales Descended 4.3% in March
    GlobeNewswire | 04/18/24 10:00 AM EDT

    Key Highlights ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Existing-home sales slipped in March, according to the National Association of Realtors?. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales slid in the Midwest, South and West, but rose in the Northeast for the first time since November 2023. # # # For local information, please contact the local association of Realtors? for data from local multiple listing services.

  2. Q2 Update to the 2024 Economic Outlook Forecasts 2.2% Expansion in Equipment and Software Investment, 2.3% GDP Growth
    GlobeNewswire | 04/17/24 08:00 AM EDT

    Driven by strong consumer spending and a resilient labor market, the U.S. economy continues to expand at a healthy clip, according to the Q2 update of the 2024 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook. Real equipment and software investment growth is projected to be 2.2% in 2024, with activity expected to pick up in the latter half of the year.

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Lower-quality debt securities generally offer higher yields, but also involve greater risk of default or price changes due to potential changes in the credit quality of the issuer. Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss.

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