The lethargic economy wore on this week with the news that three key indicators have hit record lows, some falling to levels not seen in decades. Sales of previously owned homes and new homes dropped sharply in July from last month which mean fewer jobs in the construction industry. Mortgage rates fell, fueling borrowers to refinance their home loans.



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