Americans are driving more so far this year than any other year on record, save for 2019, according to the latest Federal Highway Administration data.
Drivers logged another 271 billion miles in March, bringing the y
That's curtains for the lumber-futures contract that spiked during Covid, a sign of the inflation, building frenzy and busted supply chains that came to characterize the pandemic economy.
The futures contra
U.S. exports of wood pellets that are burned to generate electricity are running ahead of last year's record volume, thanks to a surge in demand from Japan.
Last year, war in Europe disrupted energy exports from Russia and [drove big demand for U.S. pellets to fuel power plants](https://www.wsj
Homebuilder shares have been some of the top-performing stocks of the past year. Five big builders—including D.R. Horton, Lennar and PulteGroup—are trading near record highs, even with Friday's rare declines.
This is probably not what investors expected when the Federal Reserve began raising intere
Good news for grillers, forklift operators, owners of heated pools and other summer propane users: Swelling stockpiles of the bottled fuel have pushed prices to their lowest level [since they were climbing back](https://www.wsj/articles/americans-heating-outdoor-spaces-have-fired-up-propane-pric
Construction employment rose again to reach new highs last month, according to payroll firm ADP, highlighting the persistent strength in a sector that is usually among the first to buckle under higher interest rates.
The 64,000 construction jobs added in May were the biggest monthly increase in bot