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  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $24.52. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $4.70. Lennar Corp. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $40.89.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $24.30. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 05 or 1.1 percent, to $4.68. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 15 or. 7 percent, to $19.88.

  • World Cup overpass project collapses in Brazil Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    File Photo - Fans of the Brazilian football team buy food on the street from a mobile catering van after watching Brazil play Cameroon on June 23, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    An overpass in Brazil that was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan has collapsed onto vehicles below.

  • UK CONSTRUCTION PMI HITS FOUR-MONTH HIGH IN JUNE- MARKIT@. LONDON, July 2- A surge in home-building helped British construction activity to grow at its fastest annual pace in four months in June, bucking expectations for a slowdown, industry data showed on Wednesday.

  • Europe’s ‘sick man’ fights housing crisis Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    France has recently unveiled a slew of measures to boost its ailing construction sector but analysts warn the measures will fall short.

  • Housing recovery intact: Analyst     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Discussing recent housing data and the state of the housing recovery, with Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst.

  • June 26- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices. Lennar has been able to raise prices despite a choppy recovery in the U.S. housing market as it mainly caters to buyers looking for a second home who are more comfortable with volatile interest rates.

  • June 26- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices. Lennar's average selling price rose 14 percent in the quarter amid tighter supply of homes. Lennar's profit was weighed down by losses in its real estate financing business and multi-family home business.

  • LONDON, June 26- The Bank of England sought to put the brakes on Britain's surging housing market on Thursday by announcing a cap on home loans and tougher checks on whether borrowers can repay their mortgages. Britain's housing market has seen a stellar recovery thanks to record-low interest rates, falling unemployment and government-sponsored schemes.

  • LONDON, June 26- The Bank of England sought to put the brakes on Britain's surging housing market on Thursday by announcing a cap on home loans and tougher checks on whether borrowers can repay their mortgages. Britain's housing market has seen a stellar recovery thanks to record-low interest rates, falling unemployment and government-sponsored schemes.

  • Lennar revenue rises 28 pct on higher home sales Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    June 26- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a 28 percent increase in quarterly revenue as it sold more homes, and said orders rose 8 percent. Revenue rose to $1.82 billion in the second-quarter ended May 31 from $1.43 billion a year earlier. Net income was flat at $137.7 million, or 61 cents per share.

  • UPDATE 1-Homebuilder Woodside Homes files for IPO Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    The North Salt Lake City, Utah- based company said Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank were among the underwriters to the offering. Woodside Homes develops and sells single-family homes across seven primary markets in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah.

  • The North Salt Lake City, Utah- based company said Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank were among the underwriters to the offering.

  • States are still not turbocharging job growth Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.

  • Home sales improve in May     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports new home sales data is some of the most volatile released. Sales of newly built homes were up 18.6 percent month-to-month in May.

  • New home sales in spotlight     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Sales of newly built homes were up 18.6 percent month-to-month in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. New home sales are 64 percent below their peak in 2005.

  • Consumer confidence at highest level since January 2008. WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in June and sales of new homes surged in May, the latest signs that the economy has regained momentum.

  • Trader says 'stability in housing'     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on an 18.6 percent jump in new home sales in May. Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, provides perspective.

  • Zillow CEO's real estate story     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, discusses what's driving the "noisy" housing market and when the "boomerang generation" will really start to impact homeownership.

  • *Consumer confidence at highest level since January 2008. WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in June and sales of new homes surged in May, the latest signs that the economy has regained momentum.

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