Industry Data + Research

The top two areas in terms of sheer volume of new residential construction - Atlanta and Phoenix - in 1999 got off to dramatically different starts during the first month of the new year. However, given the fact that…
The Labor Department’s construction materials composite price index rose by 0.5% between December 1999 and January of this year. This brought the January 2000 composite index to a level 2.4% above its reading for the…

Every child born in the U.S. this year inherits a very unwelcome legacy from their Uncle Sam - a debt of almost $14,000. In other words, with the public debt at $13.6 trillion, the average family of four owes close…

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The Conference Board’s composite Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) climbed to a record-high during the first month of the new year. The CCI rose by three points between December 1999 and January of this year to reach a…
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