Wednesday, May 2, 2012

BuilderBytes' MetroIntelligence Economic Update for 5/2/12

Please click here to see the edition of BuilderBytes for 5/02/12 on the Web.

In this issue of the MetroIntelligence Economic Update, I covered the following indicators:
  • Construction spending in March up by 6% over same month of 2011 and rose by 6.7% for 1Q 2012
  • Manufacturing activity expands for 33rd consecutive month
  • Chicago Business Barometer dips for second month; has been expanding since October 2009
  • Personal income rises by 0.4% in March as consumer spending rises by 0.3%
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