WASHINGTON, Oct 1- U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in August, hit by weaker private spending outside the housing sector and a pullback in public investments.» Read More
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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.
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.
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South Korean construction stocks have lost almost 20 percent of their value this month, falling to levels last seen four years ago.
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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.
Colorado Rockies owner, Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction Company president & CEO, makes her pitch on jobs, construction, the economy and the business of baseball.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy from the business community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stephen Ross,The Related Companies chairman, discusses breaking ground on New York City's largest privately-funded building project.
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Doug Kuiken, Kuiken Brothers owner & president, discusses the rebuilding process after the storm, and customer demand for building supplies.
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.