Electrical Economy http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en 25 Hot Housing Market to Watch in 2015 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015 <div class="node-body data_table-body">While the overall U.S. housing market has slowed down a little bit in recent months from the rapid growth it had been enjoying over the past year or two, some market areas are still enjoying a real surge in home-building. Check out Electrical Wholesaling's picks for 25 Hot Housing Markets to Watch in 2015.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://ewweb.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/data-tables/EW 25 Hottest Housing Markets.csv" type="text/csv; length=1221">EW 25 Hottest Housing Markets.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="hot_housting_markets_getty_images_joe_raedle" src="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2014/10/austinconstruction2.jpg?1413826779" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015#comments Economic Indicators News Watch Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 20231 at http://ewweb.com <p>With 8,000 single-family building permits pulled through August -- a 27% change year-over-year (YOY) -- the housing market in Austin, Texas, is hot, hot, hot.&nbsp;</p> Joe Raedle / Getty Images September Purchasing Managers Index Slides 2.4 Points But Still In Growth Territory http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory <div class="node-body article-body">While the September PMI published by the Tempe, Ariz.-based Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee decreased 2.4 points from August’s reading of 59% to 56.6%, it still indicates continued expansion in manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory#comments Economic Indicators Institute Supply Management Purchasing Managers Index Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:05:00 +0000 19901 at http://ewweb.com New-Home Sales Top 500,000 in August, Highest Level Since 2008 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008 <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level in six years, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008#comments Economic Indicators National Association of Home Builders residential market Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:23:00 +0000 19891 at http://ewweb.com September Construction Employment Hits Highest Level Since May 2009 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009 <div class="node-body article-body">Construction employers added 16,000 jobs and the sector's unemployment rate fell to 7%, the lowest rate for September in years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009#comments Economic Indicators Associated General Contractors construction market Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:33:00 +0000 19881 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 16.2000007629395px;">Construction workers build the $1.05 billion Brickell CityCentre condo/retail mix use complex on July 7, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Condo projects are booming in the South Florida area as foreign investors pour money into the new residences being built.&nbsp;</span></p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) 10 Electrical Manufacturers to Watch http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/10-electrical-manufacturers-watch <div class="field-deck"> By watching how these 10 manufacturers are recalibrating their companies to adapt to the new realities of the electrical market, you can see where this industry is headed in the future. First of two parts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By watching how these 10 manufacturers are recalibrating their companies to adapt to the new realities of the electrical market, you can see where this industry is headed in the future</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/10-electrical-manufacturers-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/10-electrical-manufacturers-watch#comments Company Profiles Electrical Market 101 Electrical Economy Gold Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:26:00 +0000 19651 at http://ewweb.com <p><em>As oil &amp; gas companies unlock new sources of domestic oil and natural gas in North Dakota, Texas and the Marcellus Shale deposits in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, it&rsquo;s having a direct business impact on the electrical market.</em></p> Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Copper Investing News: Red Metal Rebounds After Three-Month Slump http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-investing-news-red-metal-rebounds-after-three-month-slump <div class="node-body article-body">Copper Investing News posted an interesting news item on the uptick in copper pricing.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-investing-news-red-metal-rebounds-after-three-month-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-investing-news-red-metal-rebounds-after-three-month-slump#comments Materials Pricing copper copper prices wire and cable Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:33:00 +0000 19571 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons Schneider Electric moves North American headquarter to Andover, Mass. http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/schneider-electric-moves-north-american-headquarter-andover-mass <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider moves its North American headquarters to Andover, Mass., to be closer to tech hub and the area's engineering students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/schneider-electric-moves-north-american-headquarter-andover-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-economy/schneider-electric-moves-north-american-headquarter-andover-mass#comments Electrical Economy Schneider Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 19131 at http://ewweb.com July Construction Employment Increases in 39 States; Nevada Up 13.4% YTY http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty <div class="node-body article-body">Construction firms added jobs in 39 states from July 2013 to July 2014 and in 34 states from June to July, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty#comments Economic Indicators Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:10:00 +0000 18461 at http://ewweb.com NAHB's Eye on the Economy says residential market is solid http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nahbs-eye-economy-says-residential-market-solid <div class="node-body article-body">NAHB says May's data on home sales point to a bright future for the housing market.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nahbs-eye-economy-says-residential-market-solid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/nahbs-eye-economy-says-residential-market-solid#comments Economic Indicators Mon, 30 Jun 2014 03:13:00 +0000 17291 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: KB Homes Copper Investing News reports on copper surplus http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-investing-news-reports-copper-surplus <div class="node-body article-body">Here's some insight from Copper Investing News on the perplexing tale of the copper stockpiles in China, and how they are affecting copper pricing around the globe.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-investing-news-reports-copper-surplus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-investing-news-reports-copper-surplus#comments Materials Pricing News Watch Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:30:00 +0000 17141 at http://ewweb.com Image provided by Encore Wire