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  • April ISM Index 50.7  Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on manufacturing and construction spending. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, discuss the latest economic data and the Fed's impact on the markets.

  • South Korean construction stocks have lost almost 20 percent of their value this month, falling to levels last seen four years ago.

  • Housing Boom Gone Bust?  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Housing starts have come way off their lows of late 2009, but today's ADP jobs report shows no job gains in construction. Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, explains why she sees more home building ahead.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Komatsu  Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at shares of Komatsu, which jumped 4 percent on strong operating profit results.

  • Taking the Pulse of Real Estate & Jobs  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:42 AM ET

    Colorado Rockies owner, Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction Company president & CEO, makes her pitch on jobs, construction, the economy and the business of baseball.

  • Construction Spending Up 0.9% in December  Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy from the business community.

  • Singapore's Demographic Growth  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 10:25 PM ET

    Andy Sim, Equity Research at DBS Vickers Securities predicts that the Singaporean population will grow to 7 million people by 2030 and picks the sectors that are most likely to benefit.

  • Cost of Failing US Infrastructure  Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the American Society of Civil Engineers says the nation would lose 3.5 million jobs if it fails to fix its aging infrastructure. Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress, weighs in.

  • America's $1.1 Trillion Infrastructure Gap  Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest data from the American Society of Civil Engineers show the nation could lose 3.5 million jobs due to the shortfall in infrastructure funding.

  • Japan's Construction Sector Set to Boom After Election Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:29 PM ET

    Polls show the election is likely to return to power the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, which has promised to boost public works and talks of spending 200 trillion yen on projects over the next decade.

  • Housing Pains From the 'Cliff'  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how the housing recovery could be derailed by a fall off the "fiscal cliff," with Richard Mack, Area Property Partners, and Barry Habib, Residential Finance Corp.

  • Hudson Yards: NYC Skyline Makeover  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    Stephen Ross,The Related Companies chairman, discusses breaking ground on New York City's largest privately-funded building project.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • America’s Deadliest Jobs Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    These 10 jobs have the highest fatal work injury rates in the U.S.

  • Soaring Lumber Demand After Sandy  Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    Doug Kuiken, Kuiken Brothers owner & president, discusses the rebuilding process after the storm, and customer demand for building supplies.

  • Officials on Scene of Dangling Crane  Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan delivers the latest news on the damaged crane which is dangling in midtown Manhattan. Louis Coletti, Building Trades Employers' Association president & CEO, also weighs in.

  • Most Expensive Colleges: 2012-2013 Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 4:41 PM ET
    Total Cost: $57,580Tuition: $44,176Room & Board: $12,782Fees: $622Bard College is a liberal arts institution in Duchess County, New York.  it ranked no. 8 on Campus Grotto’s list, but this year Bard has fallen two spots to no. 10, despite increasing its asking price by almost $2,000.The  for 2012-2013 is $57,580 for a returning student. First-year students are subject to an additional $1,490 in fees, including meal charges, security deposit and ID card.

    According to Campus Grotto's just-released report on the 2012-2013 year, the top 10 colleges all have an average total cost of more than $55,000 per year.

  • September's ISM Manufacturing Index 51.5  Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing and construction spending, and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • States With the Most Federal Funding Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

  • Chinese Investors Snap Up German Industry Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 3:08 AM ET

    The legendary German Mittlestand is opening to investment, but some worry its successful culture may be threatened, the Global Post reports.