This week rising concerns about the global economy and particularly signs of slowing growth in China have copper prices continuing lower on expectations of declining demand.
Job gains in construction are continuing in some markets but appear to be slowing due to the scarcity of workers to hire.
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Momentum is still looking pretty solid according to four key indicators.
Residential lighting fixtures saw a huge +6% increase in November, pushing up its year-over-year (YOY) data to +7.7% This increase led an otherwise quiet month for Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index (EPI), with the overall index showing...
Starts with five or more units were up +24.9%. for the month.
IHS says the new year will see countervailing pressures on U.S. growth.