Home Sales Jumped 2 Percent In October

Good news on the economic front: The pace of sales for previously owned homes rose in October in the latest sign of improvement for the  housing market. According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales rose to an annual rate of 4.79 million, seasonally adjusted. That’s up 2.1 percent from September, and up 11 percent over last October. [CNN Money]