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Housing starts total 1.127 million in Sept, vs 1.18 million starts expected
U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South. The data suggested housing probably remained a drag on economic growth in the third quarter. Housing ...
Hurricanes Weighed on Housing Starts in SeptemberWall Street Journal
Housing Starts: Now That's a Slip!Barron's
Housing starts slide in SeptemberMarkets Insider
Business Insider -MarketWatch -Census Bureau
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Seeking Alpha

Housing Starts And The Economic Cycle
Seeking Alpha
Wednesday's data on Housing Starts and Building Permits disappointed consensus expectations, and while some of the declines can be chalked up to the hurricanes in the South, we would note that Starts in both the Northeast and Midwest regions also ...

US housing starts fall to one-year low
Housing starts decreased 4.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.127 million units, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. That was the lowest level since September 2016 and followed August's upwardly revised pace of 1.183 million ...

US housing starts hit one-year low; building permits tumble
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South, suggesting housing probably remained a drag on economic growth in the third ...

American Institute for Economic Research (blog)

New Housing Starts and Permits Fell in September as Activity Appears to Plateau
American Institute for Economic Research (blog)
Housing construction activity fell in September as single-family and multifamily starts declined. Housing permits, an indicator of future activity, also fell in the latest month, pulled down by a plunge in multifamily permits. Overall, housing ...

Housing Starts Fall to 1-Year Low
GuruFocus.com (blog)
When the Commerce Department reported Wednesday on September housing starts, they had fallen to a one-year low. Housing starts – an indicator of economic conditions – were reported at 1.183 million in August, the second consecutive monthly decline ...

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US Sept housing starts 1127K vs 1175K expected
September housing starts and building permits data. Prior was 1180K (revised to 1183K); Down 4.7% on the month; Building permits 1215K vs 1245K expected; Prior building permits 1272K; Permits down 4.5% m/m. That's a sizeable drop in starts and ...

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'The housing market can't take the shock of a natural event,' real estate economist warns
Housing starts fell to a four-month low in September, well below expectations, according to the U.S. Census. Some of that was due to hurricanes in the South, but starts were down everywhere except the West. Single-family starts hover slightly higher ...


US Housing Starts Slipped, Permits Rose In August
Housing starts in August came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.18 million. Starts slid 0.8% from a revised July estimate of 1.19 million. Nevertheless, August starts were 1.4% higher than the August 2016 rate 0f 1.164 million and starts on ...
Blame the hurricanes? Homebuilders report slight drop in housing startsHousingWire
Housing Starts And Building Permits Top ExpectationsSeeking Alpha
August Housing Starts Dip, Single-Family Up 1.8%Builder Magazine
Reuters -Fox Business -American Institute for Economic Research (blog)
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The Market In 5 Minutes: Housing Starts A Bit Lower Than Expected, Chipotle Gets A Downgrade
In a context of geopolitical instability, devastating natural disasters and record-high market valuations, finding investments that can protect investors from market sell-offs isn't easy. However, having a diversified portfolio is fundamental ...

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