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April 19, 2012

U.S. containerized exports rose 9.6% in February in year-over-year figures, with the total February volume estimated at 1,014,176 TEUs Strong gains in building materials, paper and paperboard, and refrigerated foods were helped by the depreciation of the U.S. dollar, according to an analysis by The Journal of Commerce/PIERS.

In terms of TEUs, paper and paperboard showed the greatest gains, but building materials grew by 280%  over January 2012.  

October 6, 2011

CoreLogic, a provider of information, analytics and business services, has reported that home prices in the United States decreased 0.4% on a month-over-month basis, the first monthly decline in four months. According to CoreLogic, national home prices, including distressed sales, also declined on a year-over-year basis by 4.4% in August 2011 compared with August 2010. This follows a decline of 4.8% in July 2011 compared with July 2010.

May 5, 2011

Boise Cascade Holdings has announced a $19.0 million net loss for its first fiscal quarter, which ended March 31. BC Holdings' building products subsidiary, Boise Cascade L.L.C., reported a first-quarter loss of $5.6 million before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), which included $2.6 million of charges related to the curtailment of a production facility and noncash asset write-downs. Boise Cascade reported EBITDA losses of $1.8 million in the first quarter of 2010.

March 1, 2011

Ace Hardware Corp. reported total revenues of $859.3 million for the fourth quarter, a 7.4% increase over revenues of $800.3 million for the same quarter in 2009. Net income was $20.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with $12.4 million in 2009, a 65.1% increase.

For the full year, total revenues were $3.5 billion, a 2.1% increase over fiscal 2009. Net income was $75.1 million for fiscal 2010, compared with $95.7 million in fiscal 2009, a 21.5% decrease.  

December 22, 2010

President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act last week. Below is a brief summary of key provisions in the act, as analyzed by the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA).

November 13, 2008

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association is seeking a comprehensive plan to reduce...