January 20, 2016 - Industry News
Inflation at the retail level is anything but a threat to the health of the U.S. economy with newly released figures showing a drop in the final month of 2015 while the housing market is expected to continue improving.
Tags: Economy, Home Starts, Consumer Prices, Home Building
December 23, 2015 - Industry News
Two days before Christmas, the Commerce Department released three reports on the U.S. economy. When put together, they show a solid performance, though not as strong as it has been or some would like.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Home Starts, Home Building, Personal Spending
August 18, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. housing market continues to improve, with new home starts hitting their highest level in seven years and builder optimism the best in nearly a decade.
Tags: Economy, Home Starts, Home Building
July 19, 2015 - Industry News
Conditions for the U.S. housing market look better than they have in years, according to two reports released late last week.
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
Housing starts in the U.S. fell in October, but an indicator of future building is at a more than six-year high, according to a new Commerce Department report.
Tags: Economy, Home Starts
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
Housing starts in the U.S. plunged in August from the month before but the level of activity was still higher than the same time a year earlier, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Consumer prices increased as the slowest pace in five months during July, increasing just 0.1% from the month before, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Home Starts, Consumer Prices
April 16, 2014 - Industry News
The number of new home starts in the U.S. picked up slightly in March but is below the pace from a year earlier, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
Tags: Economy, Industrial Production, Home Starts
March 18, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. Labor Department reports the Consumer Price index increased 0.1% in February from the month before, the smallest hike since last October, while gaining just 1.1% over the last 12 months.
Tags: Economy, Freight, Home Starts, Inflation
January 17, 2014 - Industry News
The annual rate registered 923,400 single-family homes and apartments, an 18% increase above 2012 figure of 780,600.
Tags: Freight, Industrial Production, Home Starts, Economy
April 16, 2013 - Industry News
The latest numbers about the health of the U.S. economy are more upbeat than those that came out last week. Industrial production rose in March by 0.4% from the month before due to utilities using more energy and a surge in auto production and new homes starts in the country have hit an annual level not seen in nearly four years.
Tags: Industrial Production, Home Starts, Consumer Prices, Economy
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