Construction sector performance

In this Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, photo, a construction worker works on a high-rise condominium project on Biscayne Boulevard, in downtown Miami. On Monday, April 3, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in February. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
April 03, 2017 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. developers ramped up construction spending in February to the largest amount in nearly 11 years, led by more building of homes, highways and schools. Construction spending rose 0.8 percent in February to the highest level since April 2006, after two months of declines, the...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday , increased 5.7...
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March 23, 2017 - 12:08 pm
BRITAIN-ATTACK UPDATE: Police identify attacker LONDON (AP) — British police have identified the person responsible for the terror attack near Parliament as 52-year-old Khalid Masood. The police say in a statement Thursday that Masood was born in southeastern England and was most recently living in...
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March 23, 2017 - 11:22 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump urges support for health care legislation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging people to call their lawmakers to express support for the Republican legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." Trump posted a video on Twitter Thursday asking people to...
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