Construction Materials


  • CNBC's Liesman: Putting The Numbers In Perspective Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | 11:22 AM ET

    U.S. economic growth turns out to have been better in the third quarter than originally expected. But new home sales in October turned out to be a lot worse than expected. On  Morning Call--CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman put the data in perspective.

  • Rinker Rejects Cemex Bid Tuesday, 28 Nov 2006 | 10:24 PM ET

    Australian building materials maker Rinker Group formally rejected a $12 billion takeover bid by Mexico's Cemex on Wednesday as opportunistic, and said the company was worth nearly 40% more.