December 2018

Currency Report


The dollar Broad Index posted a reading of 99.78 for December, up 0.6% month on month h. On a twelve moving average, (12MMA) year on year, (y/y) comparison, the dollar was down 3.2% against the Broad Index. Table 1 lists the values of the U.S. dollar measured in the currency of the 17 steel trading [...]

Currency Report2019-01-15T18:12:21+00:00

Construction Put-in-Place, (CPIP)


Total U.S. construction spending continued to perform well in October, especially in the state and local sector. Census Bureau non-seasonally adjusted (NSA), constant dollar CPIP data showed that October’s twelve month total, (12MT) construction expenditures grew by 6.2% year on year (y/y), to $1296.5 billion (B). On a 12MT basis, private expenditures advanced 5.3% y/y, [...]

Construction Put-in-Place, (CPIP)2018-12-06T14:31:09+00:00