Housing Starts (MoM)

The Housing Starts released by the US Census Bureau, at the Department of Commerce is an indicator that tracks how many new single-family homes or buildings were constructed. For the survey each house and each single apartment are counted as one housing start. The figures include all private and publicly owned units. It indicates movements of the US housing market. Generally, a high reading anticipates positive (or bullish) for the USD, whereas a low reading is seen as negative (or bearish).

Most recent - Thursday 16 May 2024 12:30

Previous
1.287M
Revised
1.287M
Forecast
1.42M
Actual
1.36M

Lower numbers than forecast tend to be bullish for xxx/USD pairs and bearish for USD/xxx pairs.

Next event - Thursday 20 June 2024 12:30

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Forecast
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The typical/expected impact on USD pairs is medium.

There is no forecast value for Housing Starts (MoM) yet - check back for updates.

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Forecast history

The most recent announced value for Housing Starts (MoM) was 1.36M against a forecast of 1.42M.

Past events

Date
Forecast
Actual
Thursday 16 May 2024 12:30
1.42M
1.36M
Tuesday 16 April 2024 12:30
1.48M
1.321M
Tuesday 19 March 2024 12:30
1.425M
1.521M
Friday 16 February 2024 13:30
1.46M
1.331M
Thursday 18 January 2024 13:30
1.426M
1.46M
Tuesday 19 December 2023 13:30
1.36M
1.56M
Friday 17 November 2023 13:30
1.35M
1.372M
Wednesday 18 October 2023 12:30
1.38M
1.358M
Tuesday 19 September 2023 12:30
1.44M
1.283M
Wednesday 16 August 2023 12:30
1.448M
1.452M
Wednesday 19 July 2023 12:30
1.48M
1.434M
Tuesday 20 June 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.631M
Wednesday 17 May 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.401M
Tuesday 18 April 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.42M
Thursday 16 March 2023 12:30
1.31M
1.45M
Thursday 16 February 2023 13:30
1.36M
1.309M
Thursday 19 January 2023 13:30
1.359M
1.382M
Tuesday 20 December 2022 13:30
1.415M
1.427M
Thursday 17 November 2022 13:30
1.41M
1.425M
Wednesday 19 October 2022 12:30
1.475M
1.439M
Tuesday 20 September 2022 12:30
1.445M
1.575M
Tuesday 16 August 2022 12:30
1.54M
1.446M
Tuesday 19 July 2022 12:30
1.585M
1.559M
Thursday 16 June 2022 12:30
1.701M
1.549M
Wednesday 18 May 2022 12:30
1.765M
1.724M
Tuesday 19 April 2022 12:30
1.745M
1.793M
Thursday 17 March 2022 12:30
1.69M
1.769M
Thursday 17 February 2022 13:30
1.7M
1.638M
Wednesday 19 January 2022 13:30
1.65M
1.702M
Thursday 16 December 2021 13:30
1.565M
1.679M
Wednesday 17 November 2021 13:30
1.576M
1.52M
Tuesday 19 October 2021 12:30
1.62M
1.555M
Tuesday 21 September 2021 12:30
1.58M
1.615M
Wednesday 18 August 2021 12:30
1.6M
1.534M
Tuesday 20 July 2021 12:30
1.59M
1.643M
Wednesday 16 June 2021 12:30
1.63M
1.572M

Economic context

Recent economic data has been moderately bearish for USD. Other recent announcements which may affect the market's interpretation of the next Housing Starts (MoM) result:

PreviousLatest
Existing Home Sales Change (MoM)Bullish change-3.7%-1.9%
Industrial Production (MoM)Bearish change0.1%0%
Building Permits (MoM)Bearish change1.467M1.44M
Initial Jobless ClaimsBullish change232K222K
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing SurveyBearish change15.54.5
Consumer Price Index (MoM)Bearish change0.4%0.3%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)Bearish change3.5%3.4%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)Bearish change0.4%0.3%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)Bearish change3.8%3.6%
NY Empire State Manufacturing IndexBearish change-14.3-15.6
Retail Sales (MoM)Bearish change0.6%0%
Retail Sales Control GroupBearish change1%-0.3%
Retail Sales ex Autos (MoM)Bearish change0.9%0.2%
Producer Price Index (MoM)Bullish change-0.1%0.5%
Producer Price Index (YoY)Bullish change1.8%2.2%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)Bullish change2.1%2.4%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)Bullish change-0.1%0.5%
Monthly Budget StatementBullish change$-236B$210B
Michigan Consumer Sentiment IndexBearish change77.267.4
UoM 5-year Consumer Inflation ExpectationBullish change3%3.1%
Initial Jobless ClaimsBearish change209K231K

About Housing Starts (MoM)

Country:United States
Currency:USD
Source:US Census Bureau
Category:Housing Market
Frequency:Monthly

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