Share “Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak...”

Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak U.S. economy

Trends reflect rising confidence in the economy. More families are replacing aging cars. And rising home prices are leading more would-be buyers to conclude that a home is a good investment.

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN Published: October 3, 2012
Advertisement

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is looking more resilient, thanks in part to encouraging signs for the two most expensive purchases most Americans make: cars and homes.

Cheap loans and a...

Oklahoman subscribers have access to this article. Unlock it below.

What is this? Learn more.
NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.