USD Building Permits

Actual
1.461K
Previous
1.391K
Forecast
1.385K

The Building Permits, released by the US Census Bureau, measures the number of new building projects authorized for construction. The figure allows a clearer idea to be formed in regards to consumer activity. This is due to new home acquisitions being associated with a rise in sales of "big ticket" durable goods. Building Permits is a part of the Conference Board's Leading Indicators index used to forecast US growth.

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