Vince Golle

Business

Under the Hood of US Construction Are Bigger Values Than in GDP

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While total construction outlays unexpectedly dropped 0.4% in September, the values of nonresidential projects and home building used to calculate gross domestic product were higher than the Commerce Department assumed in its first estimate of third-quarter growth.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2016
Business

What to Know About the Government's Latest Construction Numbers

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Here’s one key takeaway from the Commerce Department’s report Jan. 4 on U.S. construction spending: The 0.4% decrease in November, which itself was weaker than the most pessimistic Bloomberg News survey forecast, was accompanied by downward revisions to prior months.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
January 4, 2016
Business, Logistics

Optimism Among Companies Eases in Second Half of 2015

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Optimism among chief financial officers about the U.S. economy dimmed in the second half of this year, helping explain why companies plan to temper spending on equipment and hold more cash in 2016.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
December 9, 2015

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