Department announced on Monday that construction spending fell 0.8 percent m-o-m
in October after a revised 0.3 percent m-o-m decline in September (originally a
0.5 percent m-o-m drop). It marked the second straight monthly decrease in construction
spending and the steepest decline since June.
forecast construction spending increasing 0.4 percent m-o-m in October.
the report, spending on private construction dropped 1.0 percent m-o-m, while investment
in public construction fell 0.2 percent m-o-m.
On a y-o-y
basis, construction spending rose 1.1 percent in October.