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  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:39 PM ET

    DR Horton fell $1.76 or 6.2 percent, to $26.80. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 05 or 1.5 percent, to $3.39. Lennar Corp. fell$. 54 or 1.1 percent, to $48.60.

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. home resales surged to their highest level in 18 months in March as more homes came on the market, a sign of strength in housing ahead of the spring selling season. The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the...

  • April 22- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, reported its slowest growth in average selling prices in over three years and the company forecast a drop in gross margins for the current quarter as it sells more lower-priced homes. D.R. Horton said sales in its lower-margin' Express' homes business, which caters mainly to first-time home buyers, are expected...

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $59.56. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.00.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 57 or 2.0 percent, to $27.99. Lennar Corp. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $49.04. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 16 or. 7 percent, to $22.05.

  • April 22- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a 30 percent jump in orders as the spring selling season got off to a strong start. "The spring selling season at D.R. Horton is off to a strong start... The company's net income rose to $147.9 million, or 40 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $131 million, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 22- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a 38 percent rise in quarterly revenue and a 30 percent jump in orders as the spring selling season got off to a strong start. Homebuilding revenue rose to $2.32 billion from $1.68 billion as homes sold rose 33 percent to 8,243.. The company's net income rose to $147.9 million, or 40 cents per share, in the...

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 52 or 1.9 percent, to $28.56. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.44. Lennar Corp. rose$. 91 or 1.9 percent, to $49.14.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 01 or percent, to $59.75. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $29.17.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 66 or 2.4 percent, to $28.70. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.3 percent, to $3.46. Lennar Corp. rose $1.01 or 2.1 percent, to $49.24.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $59.60. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.15.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 27 or 1.0 percent, to $28.31. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.38. Lennar Corp. rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $48.39.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $59.55. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $29.18.

  • LONDON, April 21- As Britain heads to national elections in May, high prices have reshaped the housing market, doubling the proportion of people who rent privately and dissuading many young people from saving for a home. Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party plans to expand a "Right to Buy" programme, first introduced by Margaret Thatcher in 1980, to...

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 7:11 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $28.04. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 07 or 2.0 percent, to $3.41. Lennar Corp. fell$. 31 or. 6 percent, to $48.23.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 7:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $59.76. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $29.32.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $27.92. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 2.3 percent, to $3.40. Lennar Corp. fell$. 42 or. 9 percent, to $48.12.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 49 or. 8 percent, to $60.01. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 38 or 1.3 percent, to $29.49.

  • 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...