Gary Siegel is a journalist with more than 35 years of experience. He started his professional career at the Long Island Journal newspapers based in Long Beach, N.Y., working his way up from reporter to Assistant Managing Editor. Siegel also worked for Prentice-Hall in Paramus, N.J., covering human resources issues. Siegel has been at The Bond Buyer since 1989, currently covering economic indicators and the Federal Reserve system.
Manufacturing activity in the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's region "expanded at a slower pace with solid expectations for future activity" in June, according to the bank's monthly manufacturing survey, released Thursday.
Existing home sales gained 1.1% to a seasonally adjusted 5.62 million-unit rate in May from a revised 2.5% decline to a 5.56 million sales pace the previous month, the National Association of Realtors announced Wednesday.