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Homebuilder Confidence Collapses in February

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for February fell 10 points to 46 from a reading of 56 in January. The reading was far below ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Down at Open, Never Recover

August 14, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning even after the eurozone reported positive GDP growth in the second quarter, bringing an official end to the continent’s recession. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Brocade, Hovnanian, SINA and More

Investors and traders often look for new research ideas that can generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each morning to find great ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Claw Back Some Losses

June 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and spent the day trying to move back to break even with Friday’s close. The U.S. markets got no help ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Bud, Deere, Clearwire and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Slide Further on Data

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following smaller-than-expected gain in ADP’s employment report. Other data out before the opening bell also weighed on stocks, including a drop new mortgage ...
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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Sink Later

U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning but lost steam in the afternoon to finish with a loss for the first Tuesday in a record streak of Tuesdays. In ...
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Boost in New Home Demand for Americans 55 and Older

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported today that its housing market index for 55+ single-family housing rose to 46 in the first quarter of 2013, up 19 points ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 6, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Closed Mixed (JCP, ICE, BBY, QCOM, VVUS, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, PETS, MTN, CIEN, DANG, JRCC, KR, SFD, MTG, PBR, BBRY)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning but struggled to maintain even a flat performance compared to yesterday’s close. Before the markets opened this morning, the Mortgage Bankers Association noted ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 5, 2013: Markets Climb as Dow Sets All-Time High (NFLX, YHOO, CLF, A, APOL, CKP, CEP, APP, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, MTG, CREE, VOD, VZ)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and it didn’t take long for the DJIA to blow past its all-time intra-day high of 14,198.10 (more coverage here). There was a ...
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Unusual After-Hours Hot Stocks on the Move

We have many movers in the after-hours session this Wednesday afternoon. Most are on earnings, and some are way up with others way down. As always, you can find the ...
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Homebuilder Stocks Sagging

Following about 10 months of mostly steady improvement in share prices, growth has flattened out a little in the homebuilders’ stocks. Upbeat reports on the state of the housing market, ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 13, 2012: Markets Stumble to Loss (IRF, LLTC, LXK, UTHR, TSO, RH, CIEN, HOV, PIR, ADBE, ZQK, PAY, BBY, SCTY, CLWR, HRG)

U.S. equity markets opened about flat this morning but fell into a swoon following remarks from House Speaker John Boehner indicated that there has been no change to the gridlock ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 12, 2012: Markets Open Higher, Bernanke Lets the Air Out (NKE, C, STX, UA, FDX, COST, JOY, RH, CIEN, HOV, PIR, RSOL, YMI, SOL, YGE, JKS, JASO, LDK, CSIQ, RIMM)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following yesterday’s gains with another good start. In Asia, the North Korean rocket launch did not cause markets to run for cover and ...
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Homebuilders: Growth Play, Value Play, or Short? (NVR, TOL, PHM, HOV, DHI, BZH, KBH, LEN, HD, LOW)

Virtually every publicly traded homebuilder stock has posted a new 52-week high in the last month and many now trade above their consensus target prices even though they have come ...
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