Electrical Economy http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en Are Interest Rates Ready to Rise? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-interest-rates-ready-rise <div class="node-body article-body">John Gross, publisher of The Copper Journal offers some insight into where interest rates may be headed, based on some past trends he has spotted.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-interest-rates-ready-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-interest-rates-ready-rise#comments Materials Pricing Copper Journal. copper John Gross wire and cable Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:53:00 +0000 36821 at http://ewweb.com Dodge Forecast 5% Increase in 2017 Construction Starts to $713 Billion http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dodge-forecast-5-increase-2017-construction-starts-713-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook, and 2017 looks reasonably strong in many key segments of the construction industry. #DodgeOutlook2017</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dodge-forecast-5-increase-2017-construction-starts-713-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dodge-forecast-5-increase-2017-construction-starts-713-billion#comments Market Forecasts construction Dodge forecasts Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:36:00 +0000 36811 at http://ewweb.com The Market Has Got the Fed Confused, Too http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/market-has-got-fed-confused-too <div class="field-byline"> John Gross </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If the Federal Reserve Bank doesn’t quite understand what’s happening in the market, how can execs in the metals industry? An Oct. 14 article in The New York Times reported on Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s comments at a recent event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and gave some insight into the complexity of current market cycles.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/market-has-got-fed-confused-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/market-has-got-fed-confused-too#comments Materials Pricing copper Copper Journal John Gross metals market Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:15:00 +0000 36791 at http://ewweb.com Dodge Momentum Index Slides in September http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-slides-september <div class="node-body article-body">The Dodge Momentum Index fell 4.3% in September to 129.0 from its revised August reading of 134.8 (2000=100). The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-slides-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-slides-september#comments Economic Indicators Dodge Index Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:20:00 +0000 36721 at http://ewweb.com Metals, Gas and Oil Markets Make Confusing Moves http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/metals-gas-and-oil-markets-make-confusing-moves <div class="field-byline"> John Gross </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Gross, publisher, The Copper Journal, as been busy again making sense of the wild-and-whacky metals markets. Here's what he sees this week.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/metals-gas-and-oil-markets-make-confusing-moves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/metals-gas-and-oil-markets-make-confusing-moves#comments Electrical Economy copper gross wire and cable Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0000 36691 at http://ewweb.com John Gross On Making Sense of Today’s Copper Market: Back To The Basics http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/john-gross-making-sense-today-s-copper-market-back-basics <div class="field-byline"> John Gross </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last week saw another 15,600 metric tonnes of copper go into Comex and LME warehouses, bringing the total held to 436,250 metric tonnes, representing the highest level held since Nov. 2013, yet the price continues its sideways move.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/john-gross-making-sense-today-s-copper-market-back-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/john-gross-making-sense-today-s-copper-market-back-basics#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross wire and cable Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:10:00 +0000 36591 at http://ewweb.com Colorado_3 http://ewweb.com/colorado3 <div class="node-body canned_search-body"><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="300" scrolling="no" src="https://fusiontables.google.com/embedviz?q=select+col11%3E%3E1+from+1OAgumumBv9mVTzCaj97t6PVoJaBB3Ba6cQNtkVsX&amp;viz=MAP&amp;h=false&amp;lat=33.19348948943394&amp;lng=-96.97013285743164&amp;t=1&amp;z=4&amp;l=col11%3E%3E1&amp;y=2&amp;tmplt=2&amp;hml=KML" width="600"></iframe></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-search-setup"><legend>Search Setup</legend> <div class="field-search-term"> <span>Search Term:&nbsp;</span> Colorado </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/colorado3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:41:18 +0000 36571 at http://ewweb.com Barely Reaching New Heights http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/barely-reaching-new-heights <div class="field-byline"> By Tom Zind </div> <div class="field-deck"> This year’s Top 50 electrical contracting firms score nearly $23 billion in revenue, but the pace of growth slows. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year’s Top 50, 61% of whom characterized 2015 as business-friendly, exhibit a blend of tempered optimism, eagerness to explore emerging opportunities, and caution in how they approach the marketplace.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/barely-reaching-new-heights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/barely-reaching-new-heights#comments Electrical Economy Gold Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:01:00 +0000 36561 at http://ewweb.com <p>The new 380,000-square-foot, seven-story health care addition for Akron Children&rsquo;s Hospital offers 33 emergency treatment rooms, 75 NICU beds, behavioral health, procedures, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging.</p> Courtesy of Parsons Electric; photo credit: Blake Marvin / HKS, Inc. What the Heck is Going On in the Copper Market? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, publisher, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When copper pricing goes a little haywire, people notice. One of the people who notices any unusual changes in prices of the red metal before many in the industry is John Gross, who has spent his career tracking the movement of metals pricing and now publishes The Copper Journal. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross The Copper Journal wire and cable Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:52:00 +0000 36191 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons DISC’s Flash Update: Soft Finish for 2016 but Good Growth for 2017 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/disc-s-flash-update-soft-finish-2016-good-growth-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">DISC’s new monthly flash update points toward a soft electrical market for the rest of 2016, but Herm Isenstein, DISC’s president, sees solid growth for 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/disc-s-flash-update-soft-finish-2016-good-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/disc-s-flash-update-soft-finish-2016-good-growth-2017#comments Economic Indicators DISC Herm Isenstein Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:34:00 +0000 36111 at http://ewweb.com