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US construction spending up 0.7 percent in December

WASHINGTON/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Construction spending rose 0.7 percent in December to a record high. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain with all major sectors showing modest increases. The Commerce Department said Thursday the December increase followed a 0.6 percent rise in November. It closed out a year in which construction spending rose 3.8 percent. … Continue reading US construction spending up 0.7 percent in December