Items Tagged with 'Bureau of Labor Statistics'

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Grand Rapids helps fuel growth

January 26, 2018

The U.S. economy has expanded since June 2009, according to the Cambridge-based National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), making its duration the third longest in American history. 

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Construction input prices expand as inflation creeps higher

December 29, 2017

Construction input prices expanded 0.7 percent in November and rose 5.6 percent on a yearly basis, the largest increase since November 2011, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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Data show four-year degree is most reliable path to prosperity

December 15, 2017
Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a table showing the national unemployment rate and median earnings from work by education attainment. Read More

Projections indicate too many low-paying jobs

November 24, 2017
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their job projections for 2016-26. Read More

Construction materials prices rising faster than inflation

October 27, 2017
Construction input prices rose yet again in September, according to an analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Street Talk: Prepare for productivity blackout

Senior moments.

August 18, 2017
For the first time since 1979, the United States will have a front-row seat to a total solar eclipse stretching 70 miles wide and following a path from Oregon to South Carolina. Read More

Monthly construction input prices tick higher

July 21, 2017
Construction input prices rose 0.2 percent in June, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Construction materials prices dip on monthly, yearly basis

September 23, 2016
Nonresidential construction input prices and overall input prices fell in August, as energy prices retrenched, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Eight is enough: Construction prices fall again

March 18, 2016
Construction input prices fell for the eighth consecutive month during February, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index. Read More

Specialty trade contractors lead employment surge

November 27, 2015
The U.S. construction industry added more jobs in October than during the previous four months combined, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More