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Like the third sequel to a summer horror movie, stocks are set up for another selloff amid worries about a double-dip recession. "I’m starting to fear summer," one economist said.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
The combination of a stronger U.S. jobs report, and some indications that China will likely have a soft landing, not a hard landing, are helping to support markets.
Home price data will get more attention than usual Tuesday, as traders watch to see if the glimmer of improvement in housing continues.
Despite mixed results in the housing sector, many homebuilder stocks are outperforming the overall market by a large margin.
Stocks closed near highs of the session Wednesday with the S&P finishing at its highest level since July 2011, buoyed by an optimistic report on Greece, which added fuel to an earlier rally after a better-than-expected housing market report.
Homebuilder stocks rose Thursday following a Wall Street Journal report showing that hedge funds have been buying up housing-related investments.
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With consumer confidence weak and getting weaker, and demand for housing showing no signs of resuscitation, home builders today are not only changing their building models, they're changing their business models; that includes returning to a practice that brought many of the builders down in the first place.
Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.
S&P 500 futures dropped five points, and European equities dipped, as the European Central Bank announced it was leaving interest rates unchanged at 1.5 percent. The Bank of England left it at 0.5 percent, but left open that it may restart its own quantitative easing program. Some disappointment there was no rate cut.
Futures slipped further Thursday as investors were disappointed by the weekly jobless claims report that showed a gained, while trade deficit rose less than expected.
The homebuilder reported a 54 percent jump in Q3 profit but narrows its home delivery outlook for the year. Insight with Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets analyst.
New homes aren't selling, new delinquencies are rising, and inventories of existing homes are way too high...Some analysts out there think that some builders are well-positioned to profit going forward.
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Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday as the dollar jumped following worries over the exacerbating Greek debt situation and after a handful of dismal economic news.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.