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  • Is the Canadian Housing Market Falling Apart? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 7:02 AM ET
    Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada

    It seemed as if Canada had avoided the excesses of the housing bubble that hit so many nations. But now it may be catching up.

  • Canada's Housing Market: The Next Big Short? Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:38 AM ET
    Condo's under construction in Toronto, Ontario as Canada's housing market begins to slow.

    Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.

  • Can a Policy Change Accelerate UK's Recovery?     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Hugo Dixon, editor at large at Reuters, comments on the U.K.'s economy ahead of the BoE's rate decision, and the effect monetary policy has had until now.

  • Ricketts: $500M Cubs Ballpark Fix a 'Great Deal' Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET
    Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, home of the Cubs.

    A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.

  • 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.