Construction Spending Drops 0.3 Percent in November, Up for Year

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A contractor uses a drill to secure a door at Skanska USA Building... News PhotoBuilding - Activity,Building Contractor,Census,Chocolate Dipped,Civilian,Construction Industry,Construction Worker,Data,Finance,Home Finances,Horizontal,North America,Occupation,Percentage Sign,Reduction,Releasing,Security,The Americas,USA,Washington DC,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA contractor uses a drill to secure a door at Skanska USA Building Inc.'s Inova Health System construction site in Lorton, Virginia, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Construction spending dipped 0.3 percent in November as gains in housing were not enough to offset declines in nonresidential and public construction, according to Census Bureau data released Jan. 2. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images