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The Marketplace: Key Figures as of June 23, 2017

The June gathering of the economic indicators of most interest to the electrical industry.

Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators

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 rat

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