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Commodities Aluminum UP 14.9% 2015 (Expected) Raw Materials Pricing Forecasts from Knoema Click Here
Commodities Copper DOWN 1.9% in 2015 (Expected) Raw Materials Pricing Forecasts from Knoema Click Here
Commodities Steel UP ~1% in 2015 (Expected) Raw Materials Pricing Forecasts from Knoema Click Here
Consumer Sentiment Consumer Confidence Index: decreased in April, declined further in May The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey Click Here
Consumer Credit UP ^ 7.5% during third quarter Federal Reserve Board of Governors Click Here
Economy UP ^ 7.5 % in 2nd half 2015 Remodeling will be up over 2014 Wells Fargo Economic Outlook 5 min video Click Here
Economy Economy enters uncharted territory Wells Fargo Economic Outlook Detail by Group Click Here
Home Improvement ^ 4.4% increase in 2015; Expecting 4.4% Sales Growth in 2016 Home Improvement Research Institute Click Here
Home Improvement Remodeling spending expected to accelerate into 2016 Joint Centers for Housing Studies of Harvard University LIRA Click Here
Home Improvement 2015 Emerging Trends in the Remodeling Market Joint Centers for Housing Studies of Harvard University Click Here
Home Improvement Remodeling Estimates by Zip Code NAHB Click Here
Interest Rates Fed on Track to Raise Interest Rates in December Wall Street Journal Interest Rates Outlook Click Here
Labor Market Strong November gain follows large October increase The Conference Board Help Wanted Online Click Here
Labor Market 5,004 Listings, Trend - DOWN Indeed.com “Carpenters” Trend Click Here
Materials Pricing DOWN ~2-5% Building Materials Engineering News Record April 2015 Click Here