March 17, 2015 - Industry News
Nationwide housing starts dropped 17% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 units in February, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Housing Starts
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. housing market showed its best signs of recovery last year, well above 2013’s level, according to a new Commerce Department report.
December 16, 2014 - Industry News
Newly released figures show a drop in housing starts during November, with an even bigger decline in the number of new building permits issued -- but new home building remained above a 1 million unit annual rate for the third month in a row.
Tags: Housing Starts, Economy
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
Residential construction in the U.S. has rebounded but remains volatile, hitting an annual rate of just more than 1 million units for only the third time this year in September, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Housing Starts, Economy, Consumer Sentiment, Home Building
July 17, 2014 - Industry News
Housing starts in the U.S. fell 9.3% in June, the second consecutive monthly decline, according to the U.S. Commerce Department, pushing the annual rate down to 893,000, the weakest showing since last September.
Tags: Economy, Housing Starts, Federal Reserve
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
A measure of the health of the nation’s economy shows it has increased again, while concerns linger by the Federal Reserve about economic growth for the remainder of the year.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Prices, Housing Starts, Leading Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve
May 16, 2014 - Industry News
Housing starts in the U.S. jumped again in April, while the number of new building permits issued hit it best level since 2008, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Housing Starts, Consumer Sentiment
February 19, 2014 - Industry News
Housing starts in the U.S. fell 16% last month while the number of permits issued for new construction declined for the third straight month, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Wholesale Prices, Housing Starts
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- The economic expansion is likely to continue through the balance of the year, predicts Bob Dieli, president and founder of RDLB Inc., an economic research and management consulting firm.
Tags: Economy, HDAW, MacKay and Co., Housing Starts, Truckable Economic Activity, HDAW 2014
December 18, 2013 - Industry News
New housing starts in the United States during November surged 22.7% higher than the October rate, hitting its best level in five-years, according to new figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Prices, Housing Starts
July 10, 2013 - Industry News
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.2% in May from April, rising after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation Freight Transportation Services Index.
Tags: Economy, TSI, Housing Starts
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