Electrical Economy http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en 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 NEMA’s EBCI Index for Current Conditions Jumps 4.7 Points in August http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nema-s-ebci-index-current-conditions-jumps-47-points-august <div class="node-body article-body">More electrical manufacturers appear to be feeling a bit more bullish about the economic conditions in the electrical market, as the August data for NEMA’s monthly EBCI Index is firmly in growth territory.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nema-s-ebci-index-current-conditions-jumps-47-points-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nema-s-ebci-index-current-conditions-jumps-47-points-august#comments Economic Indicators National Electrical Manufacturers Association NEMA Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:16:00 +0000 36101 at http://ewweb.com National Electrical Manufacturers Association Are the Metals Markets Hard of Hearing? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Gross, publisher of The Copper Journal and president, of J.E. Gross Inc., a consulting firm that tracks the metals markets, says pricing in these base metals once again seem to be out of step with reality.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross metals pricing wire and cable Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:15:00 +0000 35881 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: BHP Billiton Dodge Momentum Index Inches Higher in July http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-inches-higher-july <div class="node-body article-body">The Dodge Momentum Index moved slightly higher in July, increasing 0.5% to 134.7 (2000=100) from its revised June reading of 134.1. 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-inches-higher-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-inches-higher-july#comments Economic Indicators Dodge Momentum Index Thu, 04 Aug 2016 21:49:00 +0000 35861 at http://ewweb.com Wait a Minute, I Thought There Was a Global Surplus of Copper http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper <div class="node-body article-body">The International Copper Study Group report that the global copper market posted a near 120,000 MT deficit during the first four months of 2016, as compared to a 13,000 MT surplus during the comparable 2015 period.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross pricing wire and cable Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:12:00 +0000 35761 at http://ewweb.com Why are Copper Markets Rising? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wondering what's happening with copper pricing? Check out John Gross' latest take on the recent increase in prices of the red metal.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross wire and cable Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:17:00 +0000 35571 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: BHP Billiton The 15 Fastest Growing Towns & Cities in the Whole Darn Country http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/15-fastest-growing-towns-cities-whole-darn-country <div class="node-body article-body">Some towns and cities are growing like crazy. And if you live in Texas you might know a whole bunch of them. Here are the 15 places seeing most moving vans between 2014 and 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/15-fastest-growing-towns-cities-whole-darn-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/15-fastest-growing-towns-cities-whole-darn-country#comments Economic Indicators Market Planning Texas U.S. Census Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:51:00 +0000 35441 at http://ewweb.com <p>It&#39;s no surprise that Sunbelt States dominate the list of town&#39;s and cities with the most new residents. Texas&nbsp;and Arizona have several towns on the list.</p> U.S. Census Bureau - Population Division Copper, Brexit and a Confusing Stew of Market Indicators http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators <div class="node-body article-body">Metals analyst and EW Contributing Author John Gross penned an interesting post this week analyzing the market’s recent moves in light of the Brexit vote.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators#comments Materials Pricing copper wire and cable Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:11:00 +0000 35131 at http://ewweb.com DISC’s Latest Flash Update – Look for Better Growth in 2017 http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/disc-s-latest-flash-update-look-better-growth-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Herm Isenstein, president, DISC Corp., Orange, Conn., and the electrical market’s leading economist, has updated his forecasts for 2016-2017 on his new Flash Update, a monthly forecasting service launched earlier this year.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/disc-s-latest-flash-update-look-better-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/disc-s-latest-flash-update-look-better-growth-2017#comments Market Forecasts DISC forecast Isenstein Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:14:00 +0000 34921 at http://ewweb.com