DR Horton fell$. 21 or. 9 percent, to $21.95. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 2.0 percent, to $3.94. Lennar Corp. fell$. 35 or. 8 percent, to $41.03.» Read More
Gasoline touches a 3-month high, and the "Futures Now" gang breaks down move.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on today's action in the home builders' space after dovish comments from Bernanke. And the Fast Money team has the trade on Microsoft's restructuring plans, Walgreen's dividend increase, and AMD's upgrade.
James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.
Why are the brokers so concerned about Bovis Homes? Steve Sedgwick has the details.
The FMHR crew provide their take on today's better-than-expected jobs report. CNBC's Steve Liesman and UBS' Paul Richards explain why the markets are ready for the Fed to taper, probably in September. And home builders take a hit today, as rates rise, reports CNBC's Melissa Lee.
Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman and CEO, explains why he thinks the housing sector is in the early innings of a recovery.
World construction activity will accelerate by $6.3 trillion, or 70 percent, by 2025, with the explosion in growth boosted by a new generation of "Asian Tigers".
Asked to choose investments for the second half of 2013, the "Fast Money" traders offer a diversity of plays.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a return of the adjustable-rate mortgage; and Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group chairman, discusses the jump in mortgage rates, and why an adjustable rate is risky.
You will see more sellers listing their homes as prices increase and buyers look to get in fast before rates rise, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including a look at a possible bounce back at the open, China's credit crunch and the play on Lennar's earnings beat.
What to watch out of the housing sector this week, with CNBC's Diana Olick; and Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital, says he is concerned for homebuilder equities amid rising rates.
First time homebuyers are going to be hardest hit amid higher interest rates, explains CNBC's Diana Olick. Steve Liesman, weighs in.
Megan McGrath of MKM Partners and Brad Hunter at MetroStudy explain how fears of rising mortgage rates are affecting the housing sector.
Investors fear higher interest rates will kill the rebound in home prices. JC O'Hara, FBN Securities, and Steve Cortes, Veracruz TJM, discuss how a change in Fed policy might impact the housing market.
CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on what's sparking the drop in markets despite some encouraging news from Ben Bernanke yesterday. And Ivy Zelman of Zelman & Associates, explains why she is still bullish on the housing despite rising rates.
Positives for the real estate market are strong, Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack says.
Tom Barrack, Colony Capital CEO, explains why he sees a massive housing shortage looming in the future.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports that housing starts rebounded more than 6 percent in May after a large drop in April. David Goldberg of UBS and Deutsche Bank's Nishu Sood provide their insight on how to play home builders now.
Stocks of homebuilders are up today on news that home builder confidence finally broke into positive territory, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
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