Economic Indicators http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7389/more en 2017 National Factbook http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-national-factbook <div class="node-body gallery-body">It will be important to watch the national electrical contractor employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Through the summer it had been tracking well above 880,000 — historically a very healthy level — but it dipped below this threshold sharply in September. It’s hard to determine if this will be anything more than a brief aberration or a regular cycle as construction employment typically slows down as winter approaches.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-national-factbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-national-factbook#comments Economic Indicators Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:51:00 +0000 37841 at http://ewweb.com 2017 Electrical Market Indicators http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-electrical-market-indicators <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are the key economic indicators you need to watch to gauge the health of the 2017 electrical market.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-electrical-market-indicators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/2017-electrical-market-indicators#comments Economic Indicators 2017 forecast indicators Market Planning Guide national factbook Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:56:00 +0000 37561 at http://ewweb.com U.S. Counties Attracting & Losing the Most Residents http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/us-counties-attracting-losing-most-residents <div class="node-body data_table-body">Population shifts over the past few years clearly illustrated the Patchwork Economy that the United States is wrestling with now. Some local markets are doing great, while others struggle to attract businesses and new residents, according to this data from the U.S. Census Bureau.</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="" src="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2016/12/promoimge.jpg?1481218826" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/us-counties-attracting-losing-most-residents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/us-counties-attracting-losing-most-residents#comments Economic Indicators Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:39:00 +0000 37551 at http://ewweb.com Dodge Momentum Index Inches Up in November http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-inches-november <div class="node-body article-body">​The Dodge Momentum Index moved 0.3% higher in November to 133.2 from its revised October reading of 132.7 (2000=100). The Momentum Index published monthly by Dodge Data & Analytics is a 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-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-momentum-index-inches-november#comments Economic Indicators construction Dodge Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:12:00 +0000 37531 at http://ewweb.com Dodge Says October Construction Starts Pulled Back 4% http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-says-october-construction-starts-pulled-back-4 <div class="field-byline"> Dodge Data &amp; Analytics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">​New construction starts in October decreased 4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $678.9 billion, settling back from the elevated amount that was reported in September, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-says-october-construction-starts-pulled-back-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/dodge-says-october-construction-starts-pulled-back-4#comments Economic Indicators construction Dodge Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:21:00 +0000 37281 at http://ewweb.com EW's Top 100 Metro Stars in Population Growth http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/ews-top-100-metro-stars-population-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Ever wonder which cities and towns are adding the most population? EW's Top 100 Metros Stars in Population Growth on the map below all enjoyed population increases between 2010 and 2015 of at least 5.9%, more than two percentage points over the 4.1% population growth the United States saw as a whole.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/ews-top-100-metro-stars-population-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/ews-top-100-metro-stars-population-growth#comments Economic Indicators Market Planning Guide Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:44:00 +0000 37061 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Leading the pack with an amazing 27.3% percent increase &ndash; and 25,471 new residents - was The Villages MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) in Florida, a retirement community that has enjoyed explosive growth over the past few years.</span></p> Photo credit: www.55places.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 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 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 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