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Report: Housing Market Will Gain Momentum In Next Year

The housing market will continue its gradual recovery and gain momentum in 2015 after a disappointing 2014, according to the Wells Fargo Economics Group 2015 Economic Outlook entitled "A Whole New Ballgame," released earlier this week.

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Economic Recovery Slow in Alabama; Housing Market Struggling

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While the state of Alabama has been slow to recover economically since the recession officially ended five years ago, recovery of the housing market in the state has struggled along with the rest of the nation so far this year, according to a special commentary on Alabama's economic outlook by the Wells Fargo Economics Group for September 2014.

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Housing Market Slow But On Its Way to Recovery in Colorado

Though the economy in Colorado is among the best of any state in the country, the housing market recovery in the state has been slow, according to a special commentary released by Wells Fargo Economics Group. The commentary indicates that there is cause to believe the outlook for the housing market in Colorado is bright, however.

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Severity of Financial Crisis to Blame for Slow Wage Growth

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The labor market has taken significant steps in the quest to return to pre-recession employment levels. Still, concerns remain among many about the quality of jobs being created. Wages have increased over the past year but at only a 2.3 percent growth rate, they lag behind the growth rate that they should be experiencing at this point in the business cycle. A change may be in the air.

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Study: Road to Housing Recovery will be ‘Longer and Bumpier’

The Wells Fargo Economics Group released its Housing Chartbook for May 2014. The group found that most markets are finding themselves "wildly out of balance" from inflated home prices driven by investor purchases, as well as exceptionally tight inventories that are well ahead of any improvement in demand.

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Job Market Optimism Boosts Consumer Confidence

"Consumer confidence improved slightly in May, as consumers assessed current conditions, in particular the labor market, more favorably," said Lynn Franco, director of economic indicators at the Conference Board. "Expectations regarding the short-term outlook for the economy, jobs, and personal finances were also more upbeat."

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Personal Income Strong in March

According to a new report by the Wells Fargo Economics Group, personal income was strong in March, jumping .5 percent. February's growth received an upward revision to .4 percent. Personal consumption expenditures surpassed all expectations, posting a .9 percent increase.

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Nevada Slowly Making Economic Comeback

It would appear that the Silver State is slowly making a comeback, according to a new report from the Wells Fargo Economics Group. Nevada, which posted the fastest year-to-year growth of any state, is battling back from the housing slump and severe recession.

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North Carolina’s Economy Back on the Move as Unemployment Falls

North Carolina's economy appears to back on the move, according to a recently released study performed by the Wells Fargo Economics Group. Labor market conditions are improving, with job growth outpacing the nation and home sales finally recovering from a period of dormancy.

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Construction Spending Increases in February

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Construction spending rose for the month of February, realizing a .1 percent increase after a downward revision to January’s figures. This analysis was presented by the Wells Fargo Economics Group, who found monthly non-residential construction spending rose .6 percent, while residential construction fell .7 percent month-over-month.

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