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Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - May 2017

Total building permits lose momentum in May. Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,168,000. This is- 4.9% below the revised April rate of 1,228,000 and 0.8% below the May 2016 rate of 1,178,000, according to the most recent housing data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Single-family authorizations in May were at a rate of 779,000, -1.9% below the revised April figure of 794,000. Authorizations

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