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Consumer sentiment survey followed by the Fed shows inflation expectations ease slightly

A shopper inside a women's clothing store in the East Village neighborhood of Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022.Kathryn Gamble | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA widely followed consumer sentiment survey released Friday showed inflation expectations have eased slightly.The University of Michigan's...

Homebuilder sentiment drops to lowest level in 2 years as housing demand slows

A contractor frames a house under construction in Lehi, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Private residential construction in the U.S. rose 2.7% in November.George Frey | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSentiment among the nation's homebuilders fell for the sixth straight month to...