Housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years, offering hope that the housing market could be stabilizing.
Housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist .
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U.S. factory activity accelerated for a second straight month in March as production rebounded, in the latest sign that winter's icy grip on the economy was loosening.
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U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders, a report shows.
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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