IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Departments :: Leading Indicators

Financial Market Woes

9:48 AM MDT | September 14, 2007 | Arnold Pearlman

The indicator for the chemical industry fell 0.5% in August, following four months of advances. Analysts cite declines in the average chemical industry stock price and housing starts. There is “almost nothing” in the housing market that would point to a near-term upturn, and the danger remains of a shrinkage in lendable funds, analysts say. Home sales for both new and existing structures continue to fall, and the inventory of unsold homes continues to rise, placing a damper on new construction activity. Home affordability indices, for both existing...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa