Economics

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook
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IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

Out of the aisles and back in the trenches and job sites ... here's some... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 156,000 Jobs in December
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BLS: U.S. Adds 156,000 Jobs in December

Despite a lackluster year-end report, average hourly earnings make the largest 12-... More

BLS: 156,000 Jobs Added in December; Construction Sheds 3,000
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BLS: 156,000 Jobs Added in December; Construction Sheds 3,000

Despite a lackluster year-end report, the BLS reports wage growth not seen since... More

Home Buyers Will be More Resilient Than You Might Think
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Home Buyers Will be More Resilient Than You Might Think

When asked what they'd do if mortgage rates rise, most home buyers said they would... More

Growth in Architecture Billings Hangs on in November
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Growth in Architecture Billings Hangs on in November

Today's report from the AIA shows that the market for architecture and design... More

Starts Down in November, Permits Up
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Starts Down in November, Permits Up

This month's result marks a -4.1% decrease from October's downward-revised rate of... More

Grid Block: Why Isn't Housing 'Infrastructure?'
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Grid Block: Why Isn't Housing 'Infrastructure?'

Affordable housing should rank among America's priorities around improved roads,... More

Home Prices Grow, Buyer Interest Shrinks
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Home Prices Grow, Buyer Interest Shrinks

Pricing growth continues alongside demand for new homes, but consumer demand is... More

A Matter of Material Interest
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A Matter of Material Interest

Rates move neck-and-neck with labor capacity constraint as risk factors for... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 178,000 Jobs in November
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BLS: U.S. Adds 178,000 Jobs in November

Construction employment continued to grow, while payrolls of manufacturing and... More

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