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More on Housing Starts: Housing starts of 917K up a hair from January, +27.7% Y/Y. It's the...

More on Housing Starts: Housing starts of 917K up a hair from January, +27.7% Y/Y. It's the fastest pace of starts since June 2008. Building permits of 946K, +4.6% from January, +33.8% Y/Y. S&P 500 futures have erased losses (happened before housing print), now +0.25%. (full report)
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  • bbro
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    Housing Starts to Total nonfarm payrolls ratio... .68%
    The housing starts to total nonfarm payroll employment averaged 1.17% in the 1990's

     

    The range in the 1990's was .73% to 1.40%
    19 Mar 2013, 08:38 AM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    Interesting.
    19 Mar 2013, 11:54 AM Reply Like
  • ChrisWebber
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    It is a positive signal:
    http://bit.ly/137Rxiu
    19 Mar 2013, 09:37 AM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    Housing and China stories should be good for copper which continues to get drilled along with the rest of em.
    19 Mar 2013, 09:54 AM Reply Like
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