Thursday, January 20, 2005

Home Building Surged in 2004

The Washington Post

Home construction rebounded in December, capping the best year since 1978, a government report showed. Housing starts rose 11 percent, to an annual rate of 2 million units, after sinking to a 1.8 million pace in November, the Commerce Department said. Building permits, an indicator of future construction, slipped 0.3 percent, to 2 million at an annual rate. Housing starts for all of 2004 totaled 2 million, up 5.7 percent from 2003 on 30-year-mortgate rates of less than 6 percent and the biggest increase in payrolls since 1999, economists said.


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At 9:44 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heavy debt lowers spending, making the dollar worth less. This increases unsold inventory as retailers stockpile goods they can no longer move.
Consumers hunker down buying fingerprint safe, survival rations, handguns and other items in an attempt to feel secure. At least some retailers are thriving...


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