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Wholesale Inflation Up 1% in June
Price gains are up a record 7.3% in the past 12 months.
Jul 14th, 2021
May US Construction Spending Down 0.3% as Housing Slows
It followed a slight 0.1% rise in April and left overall construction spending up 7.5% from a year ago.
Jul 1st, 2021
US Construction Spending Ticks Up 0.2% in April
The April increase is 9.8% above the construction level in April 2020.
Jun 1st, 2021
March Durable Goods Orders Rebound 0.5%
It was the tenth gain in the past 11 months and followed a 0.9% decline in February.
Apr 26th, 2021
Fed Rate Expected to Remain Near Zero Through 2023
With its brightening outlook, the Fed on Wednesday significantly upgraded its forecasts for growth and inflation.
Mar 17th, 2021
Home Building Leads 1% Gain in US Construction Spending
The increase followed a 1.1 percent gain in November.
Feb 1st, 2021
November US Construction Spending Up Solid 0.9%
The November gain followed a bigger 1.6% rise in October and left construction spending up 4.4% through the first 11 months of 2020 year-over-year.
Jan 4th, 2021
August Construction Spending Up 1.4%
The gain was double the 0.7% increase in July.
Oct 1st, 2020
US Construction Spending Snaps Skid in July, Up 0.1%
Spending on residential construction rose a solid 2.1% while nonresidential construction fell by 1%.
Sep 1st, 2020
May US Construction Spending Down 2.1%
It follows declines of 3.5 percent in April and 0.3 percent in March.
Jul 1st, 2020
April Construction Spending Down 2.9%
Spending saw broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home.
Jun 1st, 2020
March US Construction Spending Up 0.9%
Analysts believe big drops in activity will start showing up in the April report.
May 1st, 2020