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Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - May 2018

Mixed indicator from April building permits. The U.S. Census Dept. said privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,352,000, 1.8% below the revised March rate of 1,377,000, but 7.7% above the April 2017 rate of 1,255,000. Single-family authorizations in April were at a rate of 859,000, 0.9% above the revised March figure of 851,000.

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