Leading Indicators of the Electrical Economy

Building permits see nice bump up in April. Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,143,000, according to U.S. Census data. This is 10.1% above the revised March rate of 1,038,000 and 6.4% above the April 2014 estimate of 1,074,000. Single-family authorizations in April were at a rate of 666,000, 3.7% above the revised March figure of 642,000.

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