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Metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers report 9.9 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers in November 2019 were $14.3 billion, an increase of 9.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Authorization of construction on U.S. multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes authorized but not started in October 2019 in the United States was 570,900, compared to 510,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Montana's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.1% since July

Montana reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 494,600, a 0.1 percent increase over last month.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.3 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in September were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 6.3 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Approximately 730,000 homes sold in the United States in September 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of September was 730,000.

Beverage and tobacco products industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 6%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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