The housing market keeps improving but still has a long way to go to fully recover, Lennar's Stuart Miller tells CNBC.» Read More
Now that the Fed's June meeting is out of the way, the focus on economic data will intensify as investors try to find a road map for the markets.
In Wednesday’s Web Extra, Pete Najarian reveals why sweet tea makes him sweet on McDonald’s.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades. Here's how to trade earnings from the homebuilders and credit cards. Plus tomorrow's other market moving events!
Stocks will struggle in the week ahead as they face the multiple threats of record oil prices, higher interest rates, a weak housing picture, and the fragile financial sector.
CVS, Nike, Darden and Research in Motion are just a few of the names he likes.
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Curiously, the much-maligned Adjustable Rate Mortgage appears to be making a comeback. Lennar is putting their special ARM financing right on the front page of their website, offering ARMs at 2.88 percent for the first year, 3.88 percent for the second year, and 4.88 percent for the remainder of the life of the mortgage...
Stocks plunged after the Federal Reserve cut its 2008 outlook and oil finished above $133 a barrel. The Dow shed more than 227 points, or 1.8 percent, bringing its two-day point decline to about 450.
The Dow has dropped 450 points in the last two days. Most of this is due to the record high price of oil, but at 2 PM ET today the markets dropped further as the Fed came out with its minutes, wherein they...
Stocks finished mixed as an early rally fizzled and weakness crept into techs, retail and housing.
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...
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...
Stocks closed lower amid more bad news in the financial sector and a report showing the Federal Reserve is more worried about a recession than it has previously indicated.
I realize you’re all going to get on my case again for saying something nice about a home builder, but here’s the thing: After reporting the obscene amount of money a certain CEO of a certain mega-mortgage company raked in last year (Mozilo of Countrywide), I simply have to give a shout-out to Lennar for their no-performance, no-pay policy.
Stocks struggled back to level ground after investors shrugged off a slew of bad news from technology companies, real estate and banks.
With Alcoa's report yesterday afternoon, the official start to earnings season is here. Here are the current forecasts from Thomson Financial...
What is the options market seeing in homebuilders? Certainly a lot of sector risk, but also some opportunities, according to Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.
With today's hearings in Washington on the JP Morgan Chase buyout of Bear Stearns, here is a look at how the Financials and Home Builders have faired since their close the Friday before the deal was announced.
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.
Homebuilder DR Horton tried to kill two birds with one stone this past weekend: unloading inventory and cleaning up the image of the housing market -- at least in a few towns in Southern California. The company held a first-come, first-served “Un-Auction."