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  • Toll Brothers' Plan to Save Economy Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    If it worked for President Gerald Ford in 1975, it could work now.

  • Green Building: Are the Big Builders On Board? Friday, 9 May 2008 | 3:27 PM ET
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    I get a press release probably once a week from the National Association of Home Builders on some or another green improvement, initiative, product or conference. So I was surprised by a study that claims none of America’s 13 largest publicly traded home builders has “fully embraced" the green market...

  • Stocks Falter as Oil Rises; Yahoo Plunges Monday, 5 May 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks declined as the market pendelum swung back the other way, sending oil prices to a new high and early cyclicals such as financials and retail lower. Yahoo plunged.

  • GM Drags on Dow; Oil Fuels Commods Trade Monday, 5 May 2008 | 2:15 PM ET

    Stocks declined, with General Motors dragging on the Dow amid news of another strike and Yahoo weighing on technology stocks.

  • Two Builders Report Wednesday; Expect Little Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 3:59 PM ET

    Homebuilders Ryland and Pulte are reporting tomorrow. Don't expect much. There will continue to be significant pricing pressure & writedowns. Here's the key for the homebuilders...

  • Earnings Season Forecast Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 10:05 AM ET

    With Alcoa's report yesterday afternoon, the official start to earnings season is here.  Here are the current forecasts from Thomson Financial...

  • Game Plan: The Portfolio is Political Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 7:52 PM ET

    Why's Congress handing money to homebuilders that homeowners should get?

  • Rally Fizzles as Oil Creeps Up Near $105 Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    Stocks finished slight lower Wednesday as the financial-driven rally that kicked off the quarter Tuesday lost steam. Energy, retail and chips finished mostly higher.

  • Builders Show Strength As Stocks Wobble Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 2:27 PM ET

    Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.

  • Stocks Waver as Market Looks to Bernanke Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.

  • ISM Manufacturing Index: Learning from Last Month Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 9:49 AM ET
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    With the ISM Numbers coming out today, this will be the first major economic indicator of the second quarter.  The previous reading came in at 48.3 and consensus is for further contraction.  Today's reading, just in, came in at 48.6 and is better than expected.  Here are some stocks that moved after the last ISM reading.

  • For the week ending Friday, March 28, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed after starting on a high note Monday extending last week's market rally.  The winning streak came to an end on Tuesday when the Dow closing down for the first time in three sessions.  The NASDAQ had the strongest performance of the week managing a positive gain despite weak earnings from Oracle  and poor performance from Google .  Economic data dragged on the markets with consumer sentiment and confidence at low levels and negative housing data.-Next week the markets will watch Friday's jobs report for evidence of recession, and any revisions on guidance as we move into earnings season.   Alcoa kicks off "official" earnings season on Monday, April 7th after the bell.  The big companies for next week all hit on Wednesday with RIM  , Monsanto  and Best Buy all reporting earnings.

  • Penney Worries Market; Dow Off 1.2% for Week Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Friday after a profit warning from J.C. Penney, which renewed fears about slower consumer spending. Financials and techs caved in after earlier attempts to rally.

  • Stocks Rise as Techs, Financials Rebound Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 12:31 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Friday, boosted by benign inflation data and an upgrade on Lehman Brothers.

  • Tame Inflation, Lehman Upgrade Lift Stocks Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 10:58 AM ET

    Stocks rose at the opening bell as the market weighed benign inflation data with a weak outlook from J.C. Penney.

  • KB Home Swings to Loss as Housing Sales Decline Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 10:32 AM ET
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    Home builder KB Home posted a quarterly loss on Friday with impairment and abandonment charges as the U.S. housing market continued its steep decline, and said it did not expect conditions to improve in the near term.

  • Bear Stearns' Jimmy Cayne: Stock Sale "Bad Timing" Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    The talk today is not about stocks but about Jimmy Cayne selling his Bear Stearns stock for $60 million. Yes, he sold it for only $10 and change, far below the $175 peak and its $57 price just a few weeks ago, but don't kid yourself. This was bad timing.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Oracle Spurs Concerns Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

  • Subprime Mess Could Hit CEO Wallets This Proxy Season Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    At annual meetings across the country shareholders are making the yearly pilgrimage to have their voices heard,  and votes counted,  at the companies they own.  In some cases, those shareholders have a hand in changing the way the firm does business.

  • Builders Sit With Cash And Everybody Waits Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 12:17 PM ET
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    I’m working on a story for TV today about which builders are in the deepest doo-doo after the Commerce Dept. reports single family permits down 6.2 percent in January. Permits are down 30 percent since the August credit freeze and down 57 percent from their peak in September of 2005.