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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

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: realestateweekly22 hr. 47 min. ago

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

Oil prices dip on unexpected growth in U.S. crude stocks

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices dropped on Thursday, weighed down by a surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories and by expectations that OPEC and other producers could increase output at a meeting in June......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2018

Paper firms raise prices by 2-3% due to increase in raw material costs

Manufacturers have said that in 2019-20, the price is expected to head northward as raw material cost is likely to continue its rising trend......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 28th, 2018

Celanese (CE) Set to Increase Prices of Selective Products

Celanese (CE) is taking appropriate pricing actions amid a volatile raw material prici.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 21st, 2018

Merck says will commit to not increase average net prices more than inflation annually

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch17 hr. 3 min. ago

Waste Connections (WCN) to Report Q2 Earnings: What"s Up?

Increase in prices charged to customers, tax benefits, positive imp.....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt21 hr. 3 min. ago

The Many Ways Tariffs Affect Car Makers

Auto-industry representatives are expected to argue during a Commerce Department hearing that President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on auto imports would costs jobs and increase car prices......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

U.S. housing starts hit nine-month low; permits drop

U.S. homebuilding fell to a nine-month low in June and permits for future construction declined for a third straight month, dealing a blow to the housing market as it struggles with a dearth of properties available for sale......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Novartis Won"t Raise U.S. Drug Prices This Year

Novartis won’t increase its U.S. drug prices for the rest of 2018, the Switzerland-based drugmaker said, days after Pfizer took a similar step following criticism from President Trump......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

June Housing Starts Drop to 9-Month Low

New housing starts fell from a multi-year high in May to a 9-month low in June. Demand remains strong, but builders are wary about rising materials and labor costs driving prices even higher and........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 18th, 2018

Novartis to Refrain From Raising U.S. Drug Prices

Novartis won’t increase its U.S. drug prices for the rest of 2018, the Switzerland-based drugmaker said, days after Pfizer took a similar step in the face of criticism from President Donald Trump......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

U.S. Housing Starts Dropped Sharply in June

U.S. housing starts fell starkly in June after making solid gains the prior month, as single-family home construction and apartment building dropped from May......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018