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  • How and why the market reversed so sharply Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    What seems to be happening is that the market is starting to price in more risk, and a potential earnings slowdown.

  • Jan 13- KB Home, the No. 5 U.S. homebuilder, said it expected a "significant" drop in gross margins in the quarter ending Feb. 28, sending down its shares along with those of its competitors. "We do not expect to reach our housing gross profit margin goal of 20 percent in 2015," Chief Executive Jeff Mezger said on a conference call. "The inland areas of California were quite a...

  • *Materials drag, led by Freeport McMoran. Copper prices dropped further below $6,000 per tonne to their weakest level in more than five years, while oil prices extended losses in U.S. afternoon trading. So it's this fear of lower commodity prices leading to global deflation which is leading this nervousness, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at...

  • *Alcoa erases early gains after earnings; materials drag. Shares of homebuilders fell broadly after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home was last down 13.7 percent, while a housing index was down 0.9 percent.

  • *Alcoa erases early gains after earnings. But the market was well off its highs for the session, with shares of homebuilders falling broadly after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home was last down 13.7 percent, while a housing index was down 0.9 percent.

  • Midday movers: Aetna, Ocwen Financial, GoPro & more Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
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    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • KB Home warns on margins, homebuilder shares fall Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:11 PM ET

    Jan 13- KB Home, the No. 5 U.S. homebuilder, said it expected a "significant" drop in gross margins in the current quarter, sending down its shares along with those of its competitors. KB Home's shares fell as much as 14 percent to $14.28 after initially rising on the upbeat results. Shares of D.R. Horton Inc, the biggest U.S. homebuilder by number of homes sold, were down 4.8...

  • KB Home misses 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    A sold sign sits in front of homes under construction by developer KB Home in Valencia, California.

    KB Home on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit had a dramatic rise to $852.8 million.

  • Why the extremes in the commodities complex? Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:08 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    10-year bond yields are at 18-month lows, gold touched a 12-week high, and oil plumbed a nearly 6-year low.

  • *KB Home lifts housing index after earnings. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday to bounce from a two-day decline as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor worry regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit due to automotive demand, higher aluminum prices and lower energy...

  • *Alcoa up in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday after the S&P 500 fell for a second consecutive session, as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor jitters regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc gained 1.9 percent to $16.48 before the opening bell.

  • Wall Street eyes earnings amid oil rout Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Monday, as investors watched to see how markets would digest earnings as oil fell further.

  • Wall Street watches earnings amid oil rout Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-higher open, as investors watched to see how markets would digest earnings as oil fell further.

  • Why traders are shorting homebuilders Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 3:18 PM ET
    Construction at a Lennar housing project in San Francisco.

    About 15.8 percent of KB Home shares outstanding are on loan, making it the most shorted stock announcing earnings this week.

  • Midday movers: Alkermes, Lennar, Radian Group & more Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
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    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • These states- Texas, Florida, Arizona, Nevada, North and South Carolina, Georgia and California- accounted for about half of the total job growth in the 12 months to September, according to RBC Capital Markets. The shift bodes well for D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, and rivals Lennar Corp and PulteGroup Inc, each of which gets a large part of its revenue...

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:41 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: FXC, EWZ, M, TLT

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Midday Movers: Dillard's, GoPro, Apple & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
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    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • 16 trades, 83 seconds: Trading the housing rally Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 5:18 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Nov. 7, 2014.

    After a rally in housing stocks, the CNBC "Fast Money" traders share their top trades.

  • Big upside likely in real estate stocks: Pros Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    People walk by a sign in front of a Home Depot store in El Cerrito, Calif.

    Real estate stocks could offer the next leg up for the market, Triogem's Tim Seymour says.