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Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - May 2016

Building permits show some growth in April. The U.S. Census Bureau said privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,116,000, 3.6% above the revised March rate of 1,077,000, but 5.3% below the April 2015 estimate of 1,178 units.

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