Items Tagged with 'Bureau of Labor Statistics'

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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

Stronger dollar, weaker global economy impact input prices

November 20, 2015
The Producer Price Index for inputs to construction industries declined for a fourth consecutive month in October, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics data released this month. Read More

Don’t count on government for the American Dream

June 26, 2015
Although the 114th Congress is active, the looming fiscal crisis is one-half-year closer. Read More

State construction jobs increase from last year

Most states added industry jobs largely because of public sector spending.

January 3, 2014
The number of construction jobs in Michigan grew over the past year, but not at a rate that would rank the state as a top job gainer in the industry nationwide. Read More