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Construction spending rose modestly in December to its highest level since March 2009, as data from last month showed growth in manufacturing cooled off significantly.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains that had pushed home building activity to multiyear highs.
Manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace in December, as data show construction spending rose to its highest level in nearly five years in November.
Sales of new single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
Homebuilder confidence stabilizes after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington.
Spending on U.S. construction projects rose at a solid pace in August, helped by further gains in residential building
Sales of new single-family homes in America rose in August but held near their lowest levels this year on higher mortgage rates.
Housing starts rose less than expected in August amid a sharp slowdown in the multifamily sector, a new report shows.
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Housing starts and permits for future home construction rose less than expected in July, suggesting that higher mortgage rates could be slowing the housing market's momentum.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector accelerated in July to the highest level in two years, signaling renewed strength in the economy.
Homebuilder confidence rose in July to its strongest level in 7½ years as tightening supply and solid demand.
Housing starts rose less than expected in May, likely reflecting labor and material constraints, but the overall trend remained consistent with strength in the housing market.
Spending on U.S. construction projects rose in April despite weakness in residential projects and government spending.