IAN SHEPHERDSON: We're Gonna Ignore That Awful Pending Home Sales Number For Now

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Ian Shepherdson, Chief US Economist of High Frequency Economics, just sent out his instant reaction following this morning’s pending home sales report.As we reported earlier, the report missed expectations by a ton, as it declined 5.5% after gaining 3.8% in March.

Shepherdson sees the miss as more noise than signal.

In short, the April reading looks to us like a lot of noise and not much signal. A repeat performance in May would be a different story, but it would also be a big surprise.

So, see you next month.

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