Construction and Industrial Markets Still Lagging, But Residential Still Solid

The latest batch of economic reports didn't offer encouragement for the short-term prospects of the commercial or industrial markets, unlike the still-thriving housing market.

Construction spending dropped by 0.4 percent in August, led by cutbacks in private builders' projects including offices, industrial complexes and hotels. Spending on all construction projects around the country fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $829.8 billion in August. The decline reported by the Com

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