Housing Market Propping-Up Home Spending?

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ESA Great Graphs | The housing market might not be all the way back, but signs of increased spending around the home are present in many markets. (Jake Winchell, ESA)

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June US Auto Market Cools Down

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ESA Car Keys | Once again, US light vehicle sales showed gains and losses in June 2016, as the SAAR dipped all the way down to 16.6M units.

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Housing: Highest EHS Pace in Nearly a Decade

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ESA Great Graphs | The May US Housing market was Exhibit A for supply (tight) and demand (high), leading to a new peak in average existing-home prices.

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Ad Blocking To Rise Double-Digits Again

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ESA Great Graphs | Publishers and marketers concerned about ad blocking are adjusting strategy to reach their targets.

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Mixed May in US Auto Market

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ESA Car Keys | May saw in increase in the SAAR to 17.37M units, but a 6.1% drop in volume versus May 2015. GM and VW were both down big (-18% and -17.2%, respectively).

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April Housing Market Keeps Chugging Along

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ESA Great Graphs | April’s US housing market increased even in the face of tight inventory and accelerating prices. And that makes it 50 straight months of YOY gains in median existing-home pricing.

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April US Auto Sales Rebound to 17M+ Pace

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ESA Car Keys | April’s rebound in the US automotive market to 17M+ territory comes with its caveats. Sales volume was up, but daily sales rate was down for the month.

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Home Sales Rebound in March

US Existing Home Sales | March 2016

ESA Great Graphs | The US housing market rebounded in March after a slow February. Existing-Home Sales were up 1.5% year-over-year, and median prices notched their 49th straight annual advance.

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Buys Bounce Back to Broadcast

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ESA Great Graphs | Citing poor viewability, “rampant fraud” and ROI concerns, many advertisers shifted funds from digital to broadcast TV during 2016’s first quarter.

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Millennial Myth #417: They’re Buried in Debt

Debt Levels by Age: 2003 vs 2015

ESA Great Graphs | Is millennials’ supposed ‘mountain of debt’ just an urban myth? Could be, especially if we compare today’s age 20-to-35 population to 2003’s.

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