• Construction Spending increased slightly in September

    14 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased slightly in September:
    Construction spending during September 2018 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,329.5 billion, nearly the same as the revised August estimate of $1,328.8 billion. The September figure is 7.2 percent above the September 2017 estimate of $1,240.4 billion. Private spending increased and public spending decreased:
    Spending on private construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,020.4 billion, 0.3 percent above the revised August estimate of $1,016.9...
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  • US construction spending flat in September, with home building up but government projects down

    US construction spending flat in September, with home building up but government projects down

    14 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US construction spending flat in September, with home building up but government projects down.
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  • Manufacturing activity slips for second month; construction spending unchanged in September

    14 days ago - By CNBC

    U.S. manufacturing activity fell short of expectations in October with a gauge of new orders easing to its lowest level since April 2017.
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  • US construction spending flat in September

    14 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Spending on U.S. construction projects was essentially unchanged in September, the weakest showing since June, as an increase in home construction was offset by a slide in spending on government projects.
    The Commerce Department said Thursday that the flat reading for September followed a 0.8 percent rise in August.
    The strength last month was driven by a 0.6 percent increase in residential construction and a smaller 0.1 percent increase in nonresidential activity, which pushed this category to an all-time high. However, these gains were offset by a 0.9 percent drop in...
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