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Signals and Signposts

The current and future economy, trends in design and construction, political influence – sometimes we have something to say about topics which may be signs of things to come.

The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in March, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.7% from February and 2.2% year-over-year (y/y) from March 2018, the Bureau of Labor...
Nonfarm payroll employment in March increased by 196,000, seasonally adjusted, from February and by 2,499,000 (1.7%) year-over-year (y/y) from March 2018, the Bureau of Labor...
Construction spending totaled $1.320 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, up 1.0% from the upwardly revised January estimate and up just 1.1% year-over-year...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from February 2018 to February 2019 in 37states and declined in 13 states and the District of Columbia, an AGC analysis of Bureau...
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Nonfarm payroll employment in February increased by 20,000, seasonally adjusted, from January and by 2,509,000 (1.7%) year-over-year (y/y) from February 2018, the Bureau of Labor...
Housing starts plummeted 11% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from November (1,214,000 units) to December (1,078,000 units), the Census Bureau reported on...
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...