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Media Digest 4/9/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, the government's auto task force will meet with GM (GM) to push ahead its restructuring. Reuters writes that US banks may still need aid. Reuters writes that ...
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Pulte-Centex Create Major Homebuilder Merger (PHM, CTX, XHB)

Pulte Homes, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) is acquiring Centex Corporation (NYSE: CTX) in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $3.1 billion, including $1.8 billion of net debt.  The deal has been unanimously ...
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Credit Suisse Starts Homebuilder Coverage (CTX, DHI, KBH, MDC, NVR, HOV, MTH)

Credit Suisse has issued a new coverage rating systems for its homebuilder universe.  These are some of the calls we saw in the sector:Centex (NYSE: CTX), DR Horton (NYSE: DHI), ...
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Did Homebuilders Finally Bottom? (DHI, TOL, LEN, CTX, HOV, BZH, XHB)

If you have been watching homebuilders of late, you'll notice a sharp disconnect between the headlines still coming out and the stock prices of many homebuilders.  The move today is ...
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Which Homebuilder Stock Goes To Zero First? (XHB, DHI, TOL, LEN, PHM, CTX, NVR, KBH, MDC, RYL, HOV, BZH)

Everyone keeps predicting one or more of the large US Homebuilders is going to implode because of their overbuilding and inability to sell new units at their old highly profitable ...
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Home & Lending Stocks Continue To Implode (FNM, FRE, C, WM, SOV, HD, LEN, CTX)

After reviewing the 52-week lows today, it was almost the same old trend we have been seeing day in and day out.... Lenders... Banks... Homes... and Consumer...What is obvious is ...
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UBS Starts Coverage of Homebuilders (BZH, CTX, DHI, HOV, KBH, MTH, PHM, RYL, SPF, LEN, LOW)

Lennar posted earnings and as expected these were just ugly.  The loss was $3.25 per share after charges, although this includes charges of $3.33 per share.  Revenues were $2.34 Billion.  ...
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Mortgage Madness Stocks Win The Day’s Top Performers (MTG, CFC, C, BSC, KBH, CTX, C, GS, BX, MBI, TMA, BZH, WM, LEH, HOV)

We reviewed our different portfolios of key stocks to see which ones performed the best today, and it wasn't just the financials as a general class.  At the end of ...
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Many Housing Stocks Still Hitting Lows (CTX, DHI, KBH, LEN, RYL, MHO, BECN, BLDR, MAS, XHB)

Stock Tickers: CTX, DHI, KBH, LEN, RYL, MHO, BECN, BLDR, MAS, XHBAfter a mid-day review of 52-week lows, there was one obvious group that makes this list now more frequently ...
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The 52-Week Low Club

Neurochem (NRMX) Continues to race for the bottom. On Monday, the company said its Alzheimer's disease treatment candidate, Alzhemed, failed a late-stage trial. The NRMX says it has 15 to ...
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Cramer Launches “Cramer’s Mortgage Madness Index”

On tonight's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Jim Cramer said that today and this week proves sometimes you can't be too bullish.  You need a measure for an 'all-clear' signal to ...
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Cramer Talks Housing & Tech (July 27, 2007)

On today's video from TheStreet.com, Cramer said there is definitive value on the land that has been optioned by homebuilders.  All of those options from the last 3 years were ...
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52-Week Lows: Housing Stocks (BZH, DHI, PHM, XHB, LEN, CTX, TOL) (July 26, 2007)

This morning we saw earnings out of some of the key homebuilder stocks.  These numbers are almost immaterial as they are sloppy and results are all over the place and ...
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Short Sellers Boost Bet Against Homebuilders (June 2007)

Stock Tickers: XHB, DHI, LEN, PHM, CTX, TOL, NVR, KBH, MDC, RYL, SPF, BZH, HOVThis can't be a shock considering 'how great' the housing market is and how many new ...
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May Short Interest in Homebuilders Up (XHB, KBH, DHI, PHM, CTX, NVR, MDC, HOV, BZH, LEN, TOL, RYL)

Stock Tickers: XHB, KBH, DHI, PHM, CTX, NVR, MDC, HOV, BZH, LEN, TOL, RYLThe short interest for MAY 2007 is out.  We noticed an increase in the number of shares ...
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