Pending Home Sales Best Since June

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.5 percent to 109.3 in October.

The second disaster after the hurricanes: foreclosures

Texas, Florida and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico were hit hardest by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Lenders routinely offer grace periods and forbearances in cases of national disaster, but time is running out.

Construction spending rises at fastest clip in five months

We saw a nice pickup in October as it gained +1.4% vs est of 0.4%. YOY it is now up 2.9%. Overall a very good report.

Amazon AWS DeepLens camera

Amazon has begun accepting advance orders for its AWS DeepLens camera, for delivery in April, 2018. It will sell for $249.

Markets are starting to see some inflation

The Fed's key measure of inflation, PCE on a YOY basis increased by 1.6% which was a little higher than expectations of 1.5%