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  • Mexico is desperate to get the relationship back on track after its shock scrapping of a multi-billion-dollar high-speed train contract originally awarded to a Chinese-led consortium earlier this year, a move that angered Beijing. Seeking to wean itself off dependence on the United States and compensate for an oil slump that hammered public finances,...

  • ITABORAÍ, Brazil, April 20- For the 20 men hanging on at the Pousada do Trabalhador, a 600- bed boarding house on the dusty outskirts of this boom town northeast of Rio de Janeiro, the dream that Brazil's oil wealth would bring a better life was over. The men are the latest victims of Brazil's biggest-ever corruption scandal, a multi-billion dollar graft scheme...

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $28.22. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 04 or 1.1 percent, to $3.44. Lennar Corp. fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $48.41.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $59.90. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 31 or 1.1 percent, to $29.42.

  • *Mining sector shed nearly a fifth of workers in year. SYDNEY, April 20- As Australia's cooling mining sector lays off workers, an army of white-collar professionals is more than filling the employment gap, courtesy of a housing sector stoked by record low interest rates. "The home-building boom is serving to lift a raft of boats," said Craig James, chief economist at...

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $28.27. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 2.2 percent, to $3.48. Lennar Corp. fell $1.57 or 3.1 percent, to $48.58.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 60 or 1.0 percent, to $59.52. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $29.11.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 39 or 1.4 percent, to $28.07. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 09 or 2.5 percent, to $3.47. Lennar Corp. fell $1.60 or 3.2 percent, to $48.56.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 71 or 2.5 percent, to $27.75. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 09 or 2.5 percent, to $3.47. Lennar Corp. fell $1.34 or 2.7 percent, to $48.81.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 58 or 1.0 percent, to $59.54. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $29.17.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 58 or 2.0 percent, to $28.46. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 16 or 4.3 percent, to $3.56. Lennar Corp. fell $1.29 or 2.5 percent, to $50.15.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell $1.08 or 1.8 percent, to $60.12. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 43 or 1.4 percent, to $29.52.

  • The Indiana House voted 54-40 in favor of the repeal, even with 13 Republicans splitting from the GOP supermajority to join Democrats in opposing the measure. The House vote came a day after the Senate approved the repeal in a 27-22 and three days after a few thousand people attended an outdoor Statehouse rally opposing the bill. Martin Carbaugh of Fort Wayne...

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 67 or 2.3 percent, to $28.37. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 14 or 3.8 percent, to $3.58. Lennar Corp. fell $1.35 or 2.6 percent, to $50.09.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell $1.05 or 1.7 percent, to $60.15. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $29.54.

  • Work plan possibly ignored in accident that killed family Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 10:04 AM ET

    BONNEY LAKE, Wash.— Officials in the Washington city where a concrete slab fell from an overpass and killed a young family in a pickup below say they would've closed the roadway if they had known heavy work was being performed on the structure. John Woodcock, chief engineer for Bonney Lake, told KING-TV that the contractor, WHH Nisqually Federal Services, and its...

  • *Continuing claims lowest since December 2000. WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May, which could raise concerns about the economy's ability to bounce back from a soft patch hit in the first quarter. Groundbreaking increased 2.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted...

  • US home construction off to weak March start Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market. Construction firms broke ground at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 homes last month, a 2.5 percent decline from the pace in March 2014, the Commerce...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS DECLINE AFTER HOUSING STARTS, JOBLESS CLAIMS DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS FALL TO 1.87 PERCENT.

  • WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May, which could raise concerns about the economy's ability to bounce back from a soft patch hit in the first quarter. Groundbreaking increased 2.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 926,000 units, the Commerce...