Larry Kudlow discusses the journalistic merit of a Financial Times article, which triggered a brief sell-off in U.S markets. Larry McDonald, Newedge; Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments; and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus join in the discussion later.» Read More
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The GSE wants very badly to unload the 129,310 single family bank-owned properties — or REOs, as they're called — it held at the end of the second quarter.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
The inspector general of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing the Department of Justice of soft-pedaling its investigation into Beazer Homes, an Atlanta-based homebuilder that was at the heart of the nation's housing crisis.
The Fed's latest policy statement Tuesday managed to disappoint, confuse and surprise more than a few Wall Street analysts.
U.S. home loan demand fell for a third week, though fixed mortgage rates slid near all-time lows. More information on the housing sector will be learned throughout this week. Buck Horne, housing and real estate analyst at Raymond James shared his insights on the sector.
Its the classic jumping of the gun — just when people start uttering the cliched words could they be seeing the "light at the end of the tunnel" in the real estate market, some economic data elongates the tunnel that the real estate market is in.
Hme prices started to falter even before the tax credit had finished doing its work. The numbers for July show a 3.3 percent drop in home prices year over year, which is a lot lower than many expected and has some folks revising long term price expectations yet again.
With the Treasury secretary so close to the President — indeed, actually part of the White House campus — it leads one to wonder why the position of White House Director of the National Economic Council is even needed.
Love housing or hate it, Cramer said, this is the stock for you.
Velma Hart, who now-famously told President Obama at Monday's Town Hall that she was “deeply disappointed” with his attempts to revive the US economy, said on CNBC Tuesday that Obama is the “right man for the job.”
Housing starts are a bright spot in the economy today, right? An unexpected 10.5 percent leap in the number of new homes started in August has everyone buzzing...How can this be after the National Association of Home Builders sentiment survey yesterday came in below expectations, with builders saying their "hands are tied" by an impossible job market and rising foreclosures?
Lennar reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and a decline in orders that was less severe than Wall Street had feared, sending its shares up more than 5 percent.
Despite the fact that luxury home builder Bob Toll has told me over and over again that foreclosures don't compete directly with new construction, at least not his pricey new construction (which I don't buy for a second), the Monthly Sentiment Survey from the National Association of Home Builders has some pretty strong words to the contrary.
Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders remained unchanged in September as high unemployment continues to deter consumers from considering buying homes, a survey released Monday found.
It’s the consumer, stupid. That was the message of Bill Dunkelberg, chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), who told CNBC Monday that the consumer needs to come back for the economy to improve.
Keep your eye on these other key data points and earnings reports as well.
Free-market capitalism is on the comeback trail. That’s one of the key tea-party messages. And make no mistake about it: The free-market power of the tea-party political revolt is totally bullish for stocks and the economy. In short, this is a revolution.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman may find himself on the losing side of a multimillion dollar bet on a big and storied piece of New York City real estate.
I'm not sure if it's politics alone or the politics of economic prediction, but I'm seeing an awful lot of "revised" housing expectations as we head into fall.