LONDON, Aug 20- Copper rose to a one-week high on Wednesday as robust U.S. housing data overnight boosted sentiment and buyers in top metals consumer China took advantage of low prices to build stocks. Copper is used mostly in the construction industry for cables, electric wiring, plumbing and in heating and ventilation systems.» Read More
A Goldman Sachs home prices survey shows 63 percent of consumers surveyed expect home prices to be either stable or positive, compared to 58 percent six months ago, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Jon Fortt explains Yahoo's reorganization. Discussing the recent slew of management shakeups for Yahoo, RIM and Best Buy, with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Senior Assosciate Dean at Yale School of Management.
Are Chinese millionaires taking unfair advantage of the U.S. housing market? Peter Navarro, UC Irvine business professor and Derek Scissors, Heritage Foundation senior research fellow, weigh in.
Home investors bought 1.23 million homes in 2011, a 65 percent jump from 2010. 50 percent of those purchases were either foreclosures or short sales. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist; Gary Beasley, Waypoint Real Estate Group managing director; and CNBC's Courtney Reagan offer insight.
In an unexpected reversal, both newly started foreclosures and finalized foreclosures dropped precipitously in February.
Man caves? Jacuzzis? Great rooms? Who needs them? Big, fancy and expensive are out; small, utilitarian and frugal are in. Oh, and so is the outdoors!
An improving jobs outlook in Northern California, continued low mortgage rates and the ongoing influx of new residents into the Golden State provide support to a healing housing market.
The number of homes sold to investors more than doubled last year, as rising rents and low-priced distressed properties fueled demand.
The American dream of owning a home is still alive and well, but a large percentage of Americans today feel that for now, renting might be the better option.
Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, offers insight on today's housing data, supply overhang and demand.
Lennar’s better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday has reinforced one analyst’s positive view of the housing market's recovery. In a CNBC interview, he detailed a few stocks that could rise alongside the climbing housing market.
Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, explains what the charts say about homebuilders.
An options strategy on the housing sector, with Scott Nations, NationsShare president.
An options strategy on the homebuilder's ETF, with Mike Khouw, CRT Capital.
Commercial real estate delinquency rates remain above their norms since a decline in 2010 and 2011 and Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman/CEO discusses his company's business strategy to buy and replenish distressed properties for profit.
Existing home sales for February are 8.8 percent higher than a year ago. Discussing the future of the housing market, with Glenn Yago, Milken Institute senior director and Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman discuss whether today's existing home sales data can help the retail sector and if TARP was a good investment. Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman/CEO also weighs in.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports bankers are seeing improved demand, but investors made up 23% of existing home buyers in January and they are mostly using cash.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing starts are down 1.1 percent overall month to month and building permits jumped five percent.
The Fast Money traders discuss the current state of the homebuilder rally and whether investors should buy, sell or hold.
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