Aug. Construction Spending: +0.4% to $811.8B/year vs. consensus -0.5% and -1.4% prior (revised)....

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Aug. Construction Spending: +0.4% to $811.8B/year vs. consensus -0.5% and -1.4% prior (revised). State and local government spending on construction projects +2.7%; investment in private construction -0.9% to $498.2B, lowest level since Jan. 1998.