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  • Indian construction slowdown hits Modi's jobs promise Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    He joins more than half a million workers let go from sites around India's capital in the last 18 months, in a stark sign that the ground reality in Asia's third-largest economy is far from as rosy as official data suggests. The deepening downturn in India's crucial building sector makes it easily understandable why Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image as the...

  • *New home sales increase 5.4 percent in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 25- U.S. consumer confidence hit a seven-month high in August and new single-family home sales rebounded in July, suggesting underlying strength in the economy that could still allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. They are so close, they need just a little more confirmation, "said...

  • *New home sales increase 5.4 percent in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 25- New U.S. single-family home sales rebounded in July and consumer confidence increased to a seven-month high in August, pointing to underlying strength in the economy that could still allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. New home sales increased 5.4 percent to a seasonally...

  • Aug 25- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, reported lower-than-expected third-quarter revenue as a lull in demand last year meant that it handed over fewer homes in the quarter, and the company narrowed its 2015 home sales forecast. Shares of Toll Brothers, which builds homes that can cost upward of $2 million, fell as much as 2.6 percent in...

  • US new-home sales rebound in July Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July, with sales surging in the Northeast. The Commerce Department says new-home sales rose 5.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000, recovering from a slide in purchases in June. The shortage of listing has enabled the median price to rise 2 percent over the past 12...

  • U.S. new home sales rebound in July, supply improves Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 25- New U.S. single-family home sales rose a bit less than expected in July, but the trend pointed to housing market strength that should underpin economic growth for the rest of the year. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday sales increased 5.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000 units. The housing market is gaining stream,...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 6:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in July at 10 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. RISING SALES: Economists expect a 7.9 percent increase in new-home sales to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 520,000, according to a survey by data the firm FactSet. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing homes rose 2...

  • Toll's home orders up as housing gathers steam Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 6:27 AM ET
    A construction worker climbs on the roof of a home in Boca Raton, Florida.

    Toll Brothers said orders have risen 16 percent so far in the quarter started August, indicating that the housing recovery is gathering steam.

  • Aug 25- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury home builder, said orders have risen 16 percent so far in the quarter started August, outpacing the 12 percent rise in the third quarter, indicating that the housing recovery is gathering steam. Toll Brothers, which builds homes that can cost upward of $2 million, forecast an average selling price of $745,000 to...

  • Aug 25- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury home builder, reported a 12 percent jump in third-quarter orders, indicating that the housing recovery is gathering steam. Toll Brothers, which builds homes that can cost upward of $2 million, said orders rose to 1,479 homes in the quarter ended July 31 from 1,324 homes a year earlier. U.S. homebuilders, including Toll...

  • Toll Brothers quarterly home orders rise 12 pct Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 5:16 AM ET

    Aug 25- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury home builder, reported a 12 percent jump in third-quarter orders, indicating that the housing recovery is gathering steam. Toll Brothers, which builds homes that can cost upward of $2 million, said orders rose to 1,479 homes in the quarter ended July 31 from 1,324 homes a year earlier. The company's net income fell to...

  • Micron Products Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arrhythmia Research Technology based in Fitchburg, makes the new ammunition, which are much larger than rubber bullets and have silicone heads that expand and flatten on impact, enhancing the pain and incapacitating a suspect. 'I had to shake it off, "said Allen Ezer, executive vice president of Security Devices...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. housing stocks, which have been a bright spot in this year's market, were among the hardest hit in Monday's selloff. KB Home sank 6.8 percent to $14.01, while Lennar fell 6.3 percent to $50.08 and PulteGroup dropped 6.3 percent to $19.62, leading losses among home builders. "When you get this sharp of a decline, people start to worry about...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. housing stocks, which have been a bright spot in this year's market, were among the hardest hit in Monday's selloff. Among home builders, PulteGroup sank 5.7 percent to $19.74 and KB Home tumbled 5.6 percent to $14.19, suffering the biggest losses. "When you get this sharp of a decline, people start to worry about downpayments and a reassessments of...

  • BEIJING, Aug 24- A General Motors Co joint venture in China will invest 3 billion yuan to build a factory dedicated to green cars, a spokeswoman said on Monday. SAIC-GM-Wuling, a three-way joint venture with SAIC Motor Corp Ltd and Wuling Motors Holdings Ltd, began construction of the plant on Friday in the southwestern province of Guangxi. Automakers in China are...

  • SEABROOK, N.H.— The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant was conceived during the turbulent 1970 s and was under construction when accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl stoked fears of a global nuclear calamity. Twenty-five years after Seabrook began commercial operations, the plant perches in a marsh on New Hampshire's sliver of a seacoast, steadily...

  • The report, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, concludes that the program that includes the mixed-oxide fuel facility at the Savannah River Site needs up to $800 million annually over the next two to three years to be viable. The issue affects an agreement with Russia to convert both nations' spent nuclear materials. Construction began in 2007 at the...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— An automotive parts supply company based in India is planning to build a $150 million plant in Tuscaloosa and create 650 jobs, Alabama Gov. Alabama is home to three automotive manufacturing plants, an engine manufacturing plant and many other facilities that offer parts and services. The company qualifies for more than $22 million in a 10- year...

  • Why drought-struck California is demolishing a dam Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Workmen stand at the base of the largest dam removal in California history: workers tearing down the San Clemente Dam in Monterey County.

    With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 19- Brazilian engineering company Camargo Correa has agreed to pay fines of more than 104 million reais and admit to participating in a cartel that fixed prices on contracts with state-run oil producer Petrobras, antitrust regulator Cade said on Wednesday. Camargo Correa was the first of Brazil's construction companies whose top executives...