Construction Spending Drops 0.3 Percent in November, Up for Year

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Ladders stand stacked together while a contractor works on the... News PhotoBuilding - Activity,Building Contractor,Ceiling,Civilian,Construction Industry,Construction Worker,Finance,Horizontal,Ladder,North America,Occupation,Stack,The Americas,USA,Washington DC,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergLadders stand stacked together while a contractor works on the ceiling 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