Washington, DC, August 15, 2019—Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
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Washington, DC, August 15, 2019—Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for July 2019 were $523.5 billion, an increase of 0.7% from the previous month, and 3.4% above July 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Washington, DC, August 15, 2019—Nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased 2.3% in the second quarter of 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, as output increased 1.9% and hours worked decreased 0.4%.
Washington, D.C., August 14, 2019-The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Connect announced that Former President Barack Obama will speak as the Wednesday keynote of the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
Fair Oaks, CA, August 15, 2019—Timothy Chavey, technical services manager with Armstrong Flooring, died August 14 at his home.
Washington, DC, August 15, 2019—Industrial production declined 0.2 percent in July, according to the Federal Reserve.
Brussels, Belgium, August 15, 2019—Domo is being reviewed as third-party buyer with BASF to acquire Solvay’s polyamide business.
San Diego, CA, August 15, 2019—Cali Brands has been included on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for the 11th straight year with a ranking of 2,196 for 2019.
Washington, DC, August 15, 2019—The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for May was estimated at $1,461.4 billion, up 0.2% from April 2019 and was up 1.5% from May 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Washington, DC, August 14, 2019—U.S. mortgage debt reached a record in Q2, exceeding its 2008 peak as the financial crisis unfolded, reports the Wall Street Journal.