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The Strategist

Millennials Are Still on the Housing Sidelines

By: Pierre G. Villere

After years of expectations that the housing market would come back to at least its average historical levels of annual starts, The Wall Street Journal recently conducted research that indicates the U.S. housing market is still waiting for a buying surge from the Millennial generation that entered the workforce during the recession, and some of the most bearish among economic analysts say it may never come.

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Why Sentiment Drives Our Entire Economy

By Pierre Villere

Over the course of the last several months, I have been in discussions with the fine editors at several SEMCO Publishing titles, including this magazine. After a decade and a half of writing about the construction materials industry, I have expanded my editorial pursuits to include this excellent publication, as well as its sister title, Concrete Products.

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