Yesterday was a busy day for releases, but none had any effect on the major currency market, Euro-Area had positive Markit Manufacturing PMI along with the UK who also had very strong Mortgage Approvals, showing strong signs the housing market around the world is improving. 216 more words
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It seems there is a HVAC contractor on every corner in the Chicagoland area. This could be for any number of reasons including no state licensing, low-cost entry into the business, availability of numerous products and a large base of potential customers (everyone house needs at least heating in Illinois). 757 more words
Economic news was abundant today, mostly dominated by housing related data. The Commerce Department reported that Housing Starts in January declined by 16% to an annual rate of 888,000 revised from the higher December number of 1.048 million, as harsh winter weather continues to impact the sector. 372 more words
If you walk down almost any Toronto street you’re bound to pass by a demolished residential lot, or see a sky-high crane somewhere in the distance. 559 more words
SASKATOON – It was a record year for Saskatchewan’s construction industry as building permits hit an all-time high in 2013, according to Statistics Canada.
In 2013, there were $3.15 billion in building permits issued in the province, up 1.1 per cent over the previous year. 72 more words