DR Horton rose$. 37 or 1.9 percent, to $19.45. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 16 or 3.2 percent, to $5.11. Lennar Corp. rose$. 70 or 2.0 percent, to $35.24.» Read More
TOKYO, Nov 23- The operator of Japan's wrecked nuclear plant and three Mitsubishi group firms plan to build a new type of energy-efficient coal-fired power plants in Fukushima, a source said on Saturday.
HONG KONG, Nov 22- Chinese developers such as China Overseas Land& Investment Ltd and Country Garden Holdings Company Ltd are likely to build bigger apartments in smaller cities to take advantage of Beijing's new urbanisation drive.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the fees could not be justified because the federal government's long-stalled plan to build a national waste facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada has not come to fruition.
*Home builder index above 50 for 6th straight month. NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. homebuilder confidence stabilized in November after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. homebuilder confidence stabilized in November after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday.
MOSCOW, Nov 14- An ambitious export drive by Russia's nuclear reactor corporation is being hamstrung by dated Soviet-style secrecy rules, foreign executives at the company say.
MILAN/ ALMATY, Nov 14- A pipeline inspection robot is set to join efforts to discover why the biggest new oilfield in decades is crippled and whether materials, construction methods, a design fault or all three are at the root of the problem.
Toll Brothers Inc stands out as the exception. It has also reported a preliminary 6 percent rise in orders, in contrast to the drop in orders just reported by top U.S. homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc and No. 2 PulteGroup Inc. D.R. Horton and PulteGroup cater mainly to first-time buyers or those upgrading to a bigger property for the first time.
LONDON, Nov 13- Under pressure from their shareholders to spend less, international oil companies are demanding cheaper and simpler services, equipment and engineering, a red flag for contract firms which rely heavily on their needs. The Thomson Reuters index of 164 global oil services companies is up some 70 percent since 2010..
*Fourth-quarter profit rises 39 pct to $139.5 mln. *Revenue jumps 40 pct to $1.80 bln. Nov 12- D.R. Horton Inc said home sales picked up in October as mortgage rates eased from two-year highs and the effects of policy paralysis in Washington faded.
Nov 12- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly orders due to rising mortgage rates and policy uncertainty in Washington. D.R. Horton's net orders fell to 5,160 homes in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 from 5,276 a year earlier.
Nov 12- U.S. homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc said its orders fell 2 percent in the fourth quarter due to rising mortgage rates and policy uncertainty in Washington. The company's net income jumped 39 percent to $139.5 million, or 40 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $100.1 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier.
SINGAPORE/ YANGON, Nov 12- At Yangon International airport, large blue and white signs in the arrival and departure halls promote Singapore's stock exchange as the go-to destination for Myanmar businesses seeking capital.
The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.
*Toll Brothers to buy Shapell Homes for $1.60 bln in cash. Nov 7- Toll Brothers Inc said it will buy the home building business of privately owned Shapell Industries Inc for about $1.60 billion in cash, in a deal that will give the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder more access to affluent real estate markets in California.
Nov 6- Luxury homes builder Toll Brothers Inc said it will buy the home building business of Shapell Industries Inc for about $1.60 billion in cash, to expand its presence in California.
Anthony Duggan, head of research at Deloitte Real Estate, says the London crane survey shows that developers' confidence is picking up as the office development market hits a four year high.
SWORDS, Ireland, Nov 5- When 20 newly built family homes went up for sale in this Dublin commuter belt town in September, queues started three hours before the viewing opened on Saturday morning.
*Weyerhaeuser shareholders to gain control of Tri Pointe. *Tri Pointe shares jump 16 pct, Weyerhaeuser stock up 2 pct. Nov 4- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is buying Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division in a $2.7 billion deal that will give it access to developed land in key markets such as California and Texas and make it one of the 10 biggest U.S. homebuilders.
*Weyerhaeuser to sell homebuilding business for $2.7 bln. *Weyerhaeuser shareholders to get control of Tri Pointe. Nov 4- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is buying Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division in a $2.7 billion deal that will give it access to developed land in key markets such as California and Texas and make it one of the largest U.S. homebuilders.