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Construction material prices increase steadily in June

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today, construction material prices rose another 0.8% in June and are 9.6% higher than they were at the same time one year ago. June re.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 11th, 2018

October New-Home Sales Are Hit by Sharpest Drop Since 2017

Rising mortgage rates, higher material and labor prices, as well as a tax law passed in 2017 contributed to the lackluster performance in the segment of the housing market that helps drive economic growth through construction work......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Trump Duped Saudis Into Lower Crude-Oil Prices to Keep Gas Prices Low, Reports Say

Prices per barrel have dropped from the mid $70s in October to the mid-$50s on Nov. 15. President Donald Trump convinced Saudi Arabia to increase oil output in June and to lobby other nations to do the same in e.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2018

Oil slide, China worries send Wall Street tumbling

The S&P 500 fell steadily on Friday and deepened its losses as the day wore on with shares of large technology, industrial and material companies taking a hit after weak Chinese data and a slide in oil prices raised concerns about global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

What"s in Store for RPM International"s (RPM) Q1 Earnings?

Robust construction activity and improved product line are likely to help RPM International (RPM) to post higher revenues. However, rising raw material prices are a headwind. RPM International Inc. RPM is .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 28th, 2018

Construction material prices fall in August

Prices for inputs to construction fell 0.5% in August but are 8.1% higher than at the same time one year ago, according to an .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 12th, 2018

Deere Considers Cost Cuts, Higher Prices

Deere reported strong demand in its construction and farming markets in the latest quarter but said it would cut costs and raise prices due to higher raw material and logistics expenses......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 17th, 2018

Construction material prices inch down in July

Prices for inputs to construction fell 0.2% in July but are 9.5% higher than a year ago, according to an .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 10th, 2018

Could the Trade War Backfire

Could the Trade War Backfire A dip in auto exports and rising oil prices in June drove the biggest increase in the US trade deficit in 19 months, reversing much of .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 3rd, 2018

U.S. June trade deficit posts biggest rise in 1-1/2 years

The U.S. trade deficit recorded its biggest increase in more than 1-1/2 years in June as the boost to exports from soybean shipments faded and higher oil prices lifted the import bill......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2018

Lumber Futures Dump As US Construction Spending Slumps - Worst June Since 2000

Lumber futures prices are limit down today, falling .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 1st, 2018

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) increase in inflationary pressures linked to higher import prices

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) increase in inflationary pressures linked to higher import prices For the June CPI, faster growth in non-cooked food item prices more than offset a slower increase in prepared meal costs,.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 23rd, 2018

Construction costs rise again, as tariffs increase

Construction costs accelerated again in June, with steep increases for a wide range of building and road construction materials as tariffs against foreign goods come into effect, according to an analysis by the Associat.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 19th, 2018

Housing Market Stumbles at the Beginning of Summer

Nationwide home building declined sharply in June, a possible sign that construction labor shortages and rising material costs are causing more damage to the housing market than many analysts initially believed......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Inflation just saw its sharpest jump since 2012 — and it"ll hurt some more than others

Yuri Gripas/Reuters Consumer prices rose 2.9% in June compared to a year ago.  That is the sharpest increase since 2012. Inflation can hurt some more than others in the economy. Inflation “looks quite good,&r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2018

U.S. inflation steadily firming; labor market strong

U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Prices Increase at Fastest Annual Rate Since 2012

U.S. consumer prices rose for a third straight month in June, eating away at sluggish wage growth and sending inflation to its highest rate in more than six years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. producer inflation rises on strong services gains

U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/2 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

Services, motor vehicles lift U.S. producer prices in June

U.S. producer prices increased slightly more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/2 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

U.S. producer prices rise on services, motor vehicles

U.S. producer prices increased slightly more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/2 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

Universal Stainless to raise prices on all specialty and premium products by up to 7%

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. said Monday it is increasing prices on all specialty and premium products by 3% to 7%. The increase will become effective on July 1, while current material and energy surcharges will .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018