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ECONOMIC NUGGETS – April 2, 2014

Economic nuggets from the past two weeks/ news headlines and industry publications.   Janet Yellen, the new chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, survived her first press conference. She learned the hard way the weight her words carry when asked when the Fed was l...

Thirteen Mid-March Economic Nuggets

The following are Economic Nuggets "ripped" from the latest data releases and media headlines. It seems there’s always something. The beginning of this year has been plagued by truly dismal weather. It’s been one of the worst winters on record, with businesses shut down in many parts of the U.S. a...

ECONOMIC NUGGETS – March 7, 2014

Economic nuggets from the past two weeks/' news headlines and industry publications. Congress passed, and the president signed into law, legislation suspending the debt ceiling through March 15, 2015, which removes one of the huge potential stumbling blocks for the economy. The nation will conti...

Infographic: Top 5 States for US Stadiums, Arenas & Conference Centers

Infographic of top 5 states for US stadium, arena & conference center construction View the interactive version of this infographic. Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to http://www.reedconstructiondata.com with this graphic. $(function() { $(/'.author/').hide()...

Thirteen Mid-February Economic Nuggets

The following are Economic Nuggets "ripped" from the latest data releases and media headlines. The world owes a debt of gratitude to John Boehner. The Republican Speaker of the House allowed a free vote in his chamber on raising the U.S. debt ceiling. Enough of his party joined the Democrats for a...

INFOGRAPHIC: In Winter Weather the Southeast Sizzles

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BLOG: Tackling Construction’s Workforce Gap Requires Engagement and Innovation

Panel discussion at BizCon2014 and the 8th Annual International Open Shop Conference (IOSC8) on construction’s aging workforce and other looming issues i By Warren Frey, Journal of Commerce Construction’s aging workforce and other looming issues were tackled by industry leaders at the Bridging...

BLOG: North American Construction Primed for a Busy 2014, Say Experts

A blogpost covering Reed Construction Data Canada/'s vice-president and general manager Mark Casaletto and Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. chief economist Anirban Basu 2014 construction economic forecast By Warren Frey, Journal of Commerce North American construction is poised for a b...

ECONOMIC NUGGETS – February 7, 2014

Economic nuggets from the past two weeks/' news headlines and industry publications. Congress passed and the president signed into law a $1.1 trillion appropriations bill, funding federal government operations for the current fiscal year (through September 30) Federal debt is now approaching ...

Thirteen Mid-January Economic Nuggets

The following are Economic Nuggets "ripped" from the latest data releases and media headlines. The employment gains in the latest U.S. jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) may have been tepid but the potential of the U.S. economy is continuing to heat up. This is most evident in t...

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