Construction spending up 0.9% in May on surge in homebuilding

Consumption falls as consumers break free of mortgage debt The economic policy of the Barack Obama administration was characterized by moderate tax increases on higher income Americans designed to fund healthcare reform, reduce the federal budget deficit, and decrease income inequality. His first term (2009-2013) included measures designed to address the Great Recession and Subprime mortgage crisis, which began in 2007.

Private nonresidential construction was up 0.4 percent while public construction rose 0.9 percent. Construction spending is expected to keep growing this year, fueled by more homebuilding and.

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit. Tenn. On Wednesday, May 1, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in march.. home building has wobbled but.

Earlier in the session, gains in crude-oil futures and a report showing a surge in home-builder confidence. and the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ITB, +0.24% finished up 0.9%. Home-builder.

US Construction Spending Drops 0.9% as Housing Takes a Hit. by Associated Press. Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:15 am 1 min read In this April 9, 2019, AP file photo a worker walks along the a structure being built for the NFL Draft in Nashville, Tenn.. Home building has wobbled but is expected to.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Spending on U.S. construction projects edged up 0.4 percent in May, while April’s figure was revised down significantly – signs that new building is still uneven despite a growing economy. The uptick in May brought total construction spending to a seasonally adjusted all-time high of $1.31 trillion, 4.5 percent higher than a year ago, the Commerce Departments said Monday.

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Economists had forecast homebuilding falling to a 1.25 million-unit pace last month. Housing starts were up 9.2 percent compared to March. WEAK FIRST-QUARTER GROWTH Reports on consumer and.

Construction spending took in an adjusted annual rate of $851.6 billion, a 0.6% increase from August, which was $846.2 billion. This is up 7.8% from a year prior, reported the Commerce Department .

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit – Residential construction spending skidded 1.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $500.9 billion, lowest since December 2016. Public construction dropped 1.3% to $320.7 billion in March. Home building has wobbled but is expected to rebound as the Federal Reserve backs off on plans to hike interest rates this year.

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