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NEMA’s EBCI Indexes for Current & Future Conditions Point to Solid Growth in June

July 11, 2024
The majority of respondents, 69%, report that current conditions are “unchanged” and 23% percent report current conditions are “better.”
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Mega-Projects in the Construction Pipeline - Today's Electrical Economy

June 27, 2024
Episode #98 of this podcast series explore some of the largest construction projects underway and in the planning stages. Sponsored by Champion Fiberglass.
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Electrical Marketing's Leading Economic Indicators

June 27, 2024
Declines in building permits and AIA's Architecture Billings Index may point to slowing economic conditions.
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Electrical Wholesaling's 2024 Top 100 Distributors

June 13, 2024
Episode 97 of the Today’s Electrical Economy podcast sponsored by Champion looks at the 10 largest distributors in Electrical Wholesaling’s 2024 Top 100 ranking.
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NEMA’s EBCI Indexes for May Point Toward Solid if Not Spectacular Business Climate

June 13, 2024
NEMA execs see some softening but overall are confident in the 2024 electrical economy.
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March’s Construction Data Edge Down -0.2% to $2,083.9 Billion But Remains Up +9.6% YOY

May 2, 2024
Construction of private plastic/rubber plants increased+6.2% in March to $3,358 million and is up an impressive +84.9% YOY.

Today's Electrical Economy Looks at Electrical Stocks on the Move in 1Q 2024

April 18, 2024
Episode 93 of the Today’s Electrical Economy podcast sponsored by Champion Fiberglass looks at electrical stocks winners and losers in 1Q 2024 and a new look for GE after its ...
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Electrical Distributors in EW/VRP Survey Expect Solid Sales Gain in 2Q 2024

April 18, 2024
Respondents forecasted growth of about +4% for Q2 2024.

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April 4, 2024
Today's Electrical Economy Podcast - Episode 92 - Audio Only - March 25, 2024 Update

NEMA Executives Report Unchanged Business Conditions in March EBCI

April 4, 2024
Similar to current conditions the percent of NEMA execs expecting to see “unchanged” conditions in six months increased,

Today's Electrical Economy - Episode 90 - Feb. 26, 2024 - Audio Only

March 8, 2024
Episode 90 of the Today’s Electrical Economy podcast sponsored by Champion Fiberglass looks at the latest pricing trends from Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index and...
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Electrical Marketing's Leading Economic Indicators - Feb. 23, 2024 Update

Feb. 22, 2024
Here's the latest building permits, AIA Billings Index and Conference Board's U.S. Leading Economic Indicators.
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Today's Electrical Economy - Episode 88 -Jan. 22, 2024 Update

Jan. 26, 2024
This podcast looks at several key leading economic indicators for the electrical market and the latest product pricing trends in Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index....
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EM's Leading Economic Indicators - Jan. 26, 2024 Update

Jan. 25, 2024
Building permits were up in December, but AIA architects are still seeing a decline in billings.

Distributors Gunning for +4% Growth in 1Q 2024 According to EW/VRP Survey

Jan. 25, 2024
Distributors positive outlook for Q1 2024 suggests we may have navigated through the slowdown without ever seeing sales turn negative.
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Electrical Marketing's Leading Indicators - Sept. 22, 2023 Update

Sept. 22, 2023
Building permits, AIA's Architectural Billings Index and the latest Conference Board forecasts offer some interesting perspectives on the U.S. and global economies
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Electrical Marketing's Leading Economic Indicators - August 24, 2023 Update

Aug. 24, 2023
July building permits tumble -13% YOYPrivately‐owned housing units authorized by building permits in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,442,000, +0.1% above the...