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  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $21.14. Lennar Corp. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $40.11. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $18.38.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in August and hit their highest level in more than six years, offering confirmation that the housing recovery remains on course. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday sales jumped 18.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units.

  • Sales of US new homes soar in August Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. sales of new homes surged in August, led by a wave of buying in the West and Northeast. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales climbed 18 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000. The report also revised up the July sales rate to 427,000 from 412,000..

  • U.S. new home sales race to six-year high in August Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in August and hit their highest level in more than six years, offering confirmation that the housing recovery remains on course. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday sales jumped 18.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units.

  • KB Home misses Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— KB Home on Wednesday reported profit of $28.4 million in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. Analysts expected $640.1 million, according to Zacks.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in August. The report will be released Wednesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index climbed in September to 59, the highest reading since November 2005.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $21.28. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 5 percent, to $3.82. Lennar Corp. rose$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $40.05.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 01 or percent, to $21.37. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.3 percent, to $3.85. Lennar Corp. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $40.11.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:20 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:20 PM ET

    China factory activity rises again, easing concerns about No. 2 economy's recovery US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:41 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:41 PM ET

    China factory activity rises again, easing concerns about No. 2 economy's recovery US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:14 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 58 or 2.6 percent, to $21.37. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 14 or 3.6 percent, to $3.80. Lennar Corp. fell $1.15 or 2.8 percent, to $39.88.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:15 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:44 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty Alibaba shares slip 4 percent in 2nd day of being publicly traded

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:40 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:36 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    US stocks decline amid jitters over Chinese growth; Energy stocks and home builders drop Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:10 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US stocks decline amid jitters over China; Energy stocks and home builders drop US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:05 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US stocks decline amid jitters over China; Energy stocks and home builders drop US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:04 p.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer Yahoo stock falls after Alibaba IPO, amid uncertainty over future of Silicon Valley pioneer US stocks decline amid jitters over China; Energy stocks and home builders drop US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Retailer Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Apple says it sold 10 million new iPhone 6, 6 Plus models in first weekend after launch GM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

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