January 8, 2015 - Industry News
Since the end of the "Great Recession" and the start of a recovery, the U.S. economy has gone through two distinct phases, with the latter being the better, and expectations are things will continue to improve.
Tags: Economy, Research, FTR, GDP, Unemployment, Housing, Employment
September 18, 2013 - Industry News
Residential construction starts in the United States during August rose on strength in the single-family home market, but underlying weakness in housing is still spilling into the overall economy.
Tags: Economy, Housing
July 1, 2013 - Industry News
Overall construction spending in the United States during May rebounded sharply from the month before, thanks in part to an uptick in spending on public construction projects, while an other report shows manufacturing returned to expansion mode in June.
Tags: Economy, Construction, Housing, Manufacturing, Consumer Confidence
June 25, 2013 - Industry News
The first look by the federal government at orders and shipments of manufactured durable goods in May shows conditions continue improving. More good news came from the housing sector and in consumer confidence.
Tags: Economy, Housing, Durable Goods, Consumer Confidence
May 16, 2013 - Industry News
Building of new homes in the United States fell in April to its lowest level since November, but the rate is still well above the same time a year ago, and new building permits are at their highest level since June 2008.
April 23, 2013 - Industry News
Sales of new homes in the United States continue getting better, while sales of existing ones have dipped just slightly.
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
Shipments and orders of manufactured durable goods, increased in February according to numbers released today from the U.S. Commerce Department, while home sales slid and consumer confidence fell in March.
Tags: Economy, Housing, Durable Goods, Manufacturing, Consumer Confidence
February 26, 2013 - Industry News
While trucking and the rest of the nation are nervous about the increasing likelihood of federal budget sequestration and its effect on the economy, some of the first numbers out show the year has started off better than expected.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Housing
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