Economic News Archive

2016

12/02/16 – October 2016 Construction Rises to $1,172.6 Billion Annual Rate

12/02/16 –Employment Numbers Improve for Nov ‘16

11/04/16 - Employment Numbers Steady for October ‘16

11/03/16 – September 2016 Construction at $1,150.0 Billion Annual Rate

10/11/16 – Employment Numbers Stagnate for Sept ‘16

10/03/16 –August 2016 Construction Stumbles to $1,142.2 Billion Annual Rate

9/02/16 –Employment Numbers Uninspired for August ‘16, Construction Slips

9/01/16 –July 2016 Construction Steady at $1,153.2 Billion Annual Rate

8/15/16 – July ’16 Employment Improves, Construction Near “Full Employment”

8/01/16 – June 2016 Construction Shows Signs of Slowing at $1,133.5 Billion Annual Rate

7/11/16 - June ’16 Employment Grows – But Overall Unemployment Rate Goes Back Up!

7/01/16 - May Construction Spending at $1,143.3 Billion Annual Rate

6/03/16 - Employment News for May Seems Strange

6/02/16 - Construction Spending in April Slips to $1,133.9 Billion Annual Rate

5/09/16 – April 2016 Employment Levels Stall

5/02/16 - March Construction Spending Stalls at $1,137.5 Billion Annual Rate

4/28/2016 – U.S. Economy Stumbles in First Quarter 2016

4/04/16 - March 2016 Unemployment Turns Up A Tick

4/04/16 - February Slips to $1,144.0 Billion Annual Rate

3/25/2016 – GDP Revised in Latest Figures to 1.4 Percent Growth in 4th Quarter ‘15

3/04/16 - February 2016 Unemployment Numbers Look Better

3/01/16 - First Data for 2016 Shows January Construction Up BIG At $1,140.8 Billion Annual Rate

2/26/16 -CIRT Sentiment Index for 1stQ 2016 Drops by 3.8 Points

2/05/2016 –January 2016 Unemployment Numbers Mixed Bag

2/02/2016 –GDP Falls Below One Percent Again At 0.7 Percent in Fourth Quarter 2015

2/01/16 -Construction Spending for December 2015 Flat, But for the Year Notches a 10.5 Percent Gain

1/08/16 - December ’15 Unemployment Numbers Show Improvement as Year Ends

1/04/16 - November 2015 Construction Spending at $1,122.5 Billion Annual Rate


2015

12/15/15 - November ’15 Unemployment Numbers Hold Steady

12/01/15 - October 2015 Construction Spending at $1,107.4 Billion Annual Rate

11/23/15 -4thQ 2015 CIRT Sentiment Index at 57.6 Confirms Downward Trend in CEO’s Confidence That Markets Will Remain Strong

11/11/15 - Unemployment Numbers Improve Overall in October, But Construction Jobs Ebb with Fall

11/02/15 - September Construction at $1,094.2 Billion Annual Rate

10/29/15 - GDP Slows in Third Quarter

10/02/15 - Unemployment Numbers Remain Steady, But Participation Rates Fall to Nearly 40-Yr Low

9/04/15 – Unemployment Figures Show Improvement for Aug ’15, But a Slowing Trend in New Jobs

9/01/15 – July Construction at $1,083.4 Billion Annual Rate Well Above 2014 Levels

8/28/15 - NLRB Ruling Could Affect Relationships with Subcontractors on Projects

8/20/15–CIRT 2015 3rd Q Sentiment Index Released...Construction Business Down

8/11/15 – July ’15 Employment Stays Same – But, Construction Improves

8/03/15 – Construction Spending Continues on the Rise in June

7/07/2015 –DoL Releases Proposed Rule on Overtime for Salaried Employees

7/03/15 – Overtime Rule Changes for SALARIED Employees Proposed

7/02/15 – June ’15 Employment Looks Better – But, Participation Rate Decrease May Account for the Change

7/01/15 – May 2015 Construction at $1,035.8 Billion Annual Rate

6/01/15 –Annualized Construction Spending Breaks Trillion Dollar Ceiling at $1.006T in Apr’15

5/29/15 – Latest Estimate on First Quarter GDP Shows Economy STALLED

5/29/15 – CIRT’s New “Sentiment Index” for the 2nd Quarter of 2015 Takes Nose-Dive

5/13/15 -ConsensusDocs Offers New Platform Tool for Users

5/08/15 –Employment Numbers for April ’15 Show Improvement

5/01/15 - Construction Spending Drops in March ’15 Levels

4/03/15 - Employment Numbers for March ’15 Losing Momentum

4/02/15 - February 2015 Construction Spending Hits “Snag” at $967.2 Billion Annual Rate

3/03/15 –Construction Spending Slips to $971.4 Billion Annual Rate, To Start Off 2015

 2/27/15 – Economy Sends Mixed Message on GDP

2/17/15 -CIRT Sentiment Index Gains and CIRT Panelists Indicate Hiring Talented People is the Greatest Challenge in 2015

2/10/15 - New Year Unemployment Continues to Improve – Construction Work Increasing

2/02/15 – December 2014 Construction at $982.1 Billion Annual Rate, Finishes 5.6% Over 2013



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