Details of the August 2017 US housing starts and building permits report 19 September 2017

  • Prior 1.155m. Revised to 1.190m
  • Building permits 1.300m vs 1.220m exp. Prior 1.230m

Permits came out stronger, which bodes well for construtcion down the line, while starts pick up from last month’s drop with a decent revision. They’re looking a little sideways at the moment which suggests further consolidation. The buck hasn’t done much on this or the import/export numbers.

August 2017 US housing starts & permits

Ryan Littlestone

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