U.S. construction spending surged in January, with investment in public projects rising to a more than eight-year high, which could boost economic growth estimates for the first quarter.
CNBC. Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:20 GMT.
Consumers are spending less on non-essential items in the build up to March 29 - when Britain is expected to leave the European Union. And up to one in five Britons have started stockpiling food.
Daily Mail. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:29:48 +0000.
U.S. stocks fell on Monday after data showed construction spending dipped in December, offsetting hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal was imminent and pushing the S&P 500 back after its first close above 2,800 points in four months.
Reuters. Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:13:15 -0500.
Wall Street's main indexes pared gains on Monday after data showed U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in December, further evidence that the economy lost momentum at the tail end of 2018.
Reuters. Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:20:36 -0500.