Data at your fingertips.
Focused. Unbiased. Independent. Dependable. Respected. Current.
Shop our Products & Services
Other Industry News > General Economic News
Do you have information that should appear in Daily WoodWire? Send it to Joe Heitz, WoodWire editor, by fax at 1-800-874-7979, or e-mail to email@example.com
U.S. consumer sentiment index close to 6-year high
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment was at a reading of 83.7 in May, its highest level since July 2007. Rising real estate values and record stock prices were seen as key factors boosting household wealth, according to analysts. For more, click here...
Canadian consumer prices rise
Canada's Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in the 12 months to April, following a 1.0% increase in March, according to Statistics Canada. Declining gasoline prices were largely responsible for the 0.6 percentage point difference in the 12-month change in the index. For more, click here...
U.S. consumer prices post April decline
Consumer prices in the U.S. declined 0.4% in April, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A sharp decrease in the gasoline index was the primary cause of the decline. For more, click here...
Construction spending declines
Construction spending during March was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $856.7 billion, 1.7% below the revised February estimate but 4.8% above the March 2012 figure, according to the Census Bureau. Residential construction was at a SAAR of $294.9 billion in March, 0.4% higher than the revised February estimate. For more, click here...
Canada's GDP advanced 0.3% in February
Canada's gross domestic product grew 0.3% in February, the same pace as in January, according to Statistics Canada. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction were the main sources of growth in February. For more, click here...
Select a Month