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  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 73 or 1.2 percent, to $58.60. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 69 or 2.3 percent, to $28.82.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. home resales fell sharply to their lowest level in nine months in January amid a shortage of properties on the market, a setback that could temper expectations for an acceleration in housing activity this year. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales declined 4.9 percent to an annual rate of 4.82 million...

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 98 or 1.7 percent, to $58.35. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 43 or 1.5 percent, to $29.08.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 50 or 1.8 percent, to $26.82. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 13 or 3.6 percent, to $3.52. Lennar Corp. fell$. 95 or 1.9 percent, to $49.37.

  • US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. home sales struck a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes tumbled 4.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.82 million. "The weather hit is nothing like the scale of the damage seen last winter, but we would not now be...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C.— A special inspection is underway after damage to a nuclear reactor under construction in South Carolina, federal regulators said Monday. In a news release, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its representatives are launching a special inspection this week at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, about 25 miles northwest of...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US home sales Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:04 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The National Association of Realtors reports on January sales of existing homes Monday at 10 a.m. Eastern. SALES DIP: Economists forecast that sales fell a slight 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5 million homes, according to a survey by data firm FactSet. Housing starts slid 2 percent in January according to a report from the...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 20- Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to complete repairs to a broken catalytic cracking unit at its REDUC refinery by March 7, the union representing workers at the plant said in a statement on Friday. Until the recent decline in world oil and fuel prices, Petrobras was forced by Brazil's government to sell imported...

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.33. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $29.51.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 01 or percent, to $27.32. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 03 or. 8 percent, to $3.65. Lennar Corp. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $50.32.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $59.20. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 49 or 1.7 percent, to $29.12.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $27.15. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 04 or 1.1 percent, to $3.64. Lennar Corp. fell$. 42 or. 8 percent, to $49.82.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell $1.04 or 1.7 percent, to $58.40. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 74 or 2.5 percent, to $28.87.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $27.03. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 02 or. 5 percent, to $3.66. Lennar Corp. fell$. 62 or 1.2 percent, to $49.62.

  • Builders FirstSource misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    DALLAS _ Builders FirstSource Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $2.4 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 4 cents per share. Builders FirstSource shares have increased 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 11 or. 4 percent, to $27.33. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 5 percent, to $3.68. Lennar Corp. rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $50.24.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $59.44. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $29.61.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $27.52. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.4 percent, to $3.71. Lennar Corp. rose$. 51 or 1.0 percent, to $50.65.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $59.24. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 25 or. 9 percent, to $29.63.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $27.27. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $3.65. Lennar Corp. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $50.03.