Home equity is back, and headed for the bathroom, or the kitchen or the garage, or wherever today's homeowners see the greatest returns. » Read More
TAYLOR, Mich. _ Masco Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $150 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. Masco shares have increased 21 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 6 percent.
Rising house prices boosted home equity by $260 billion in the first quarter alone. How are homeowners responding?
Brexit Alert! Jim Cramer shared his advice on moves to take if the market panics off of the Brexit vote.
Stephen Kim, Barclays, discusses the reality of the "new home" market. Remodeling plays will do very well in this environment, says Kim.
"Fast Money" traders picked their favorite consumer stocks in a recently sluggish market.
The "Fast Money" traders give you 8 plays in consumer staples.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Home Depot and Masco shares, as retail is under pressure.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at how markets are faring including lows in overseas markets, weakness in European banks, and the growing margin of stocks in bear territory.
In 2016, should a smart investor stick with stock winners or bet on a turnaround in dogs? A new S&P Capital IQ study reveals the answer.
Bull market breather not pullback
Tuesday's earnings results illustrate the severe "revenue recession" the S&P 500 is experiencing, though margins remain near the record highs.
Growth in annual spending on home remodeling is expected to surge from 2.4 percent in the second quarter to 6.8 percent in the second quarter of 2016.
Here's where two mid-cap fund managers see value amid the recent selloff.
CNBC Pro highlights the top performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.
The Fed meets next week, but a commodities meltdown and earnings season are adding to concerns about global growth and may steal some of its thunder.
Pimco: Housing bull
Here's why Pimco's Mark Kiesel doesn't see a risk right now for the high-yield bond market and why he still likes housing.
May retail sales were in line with expectations, but this has been a very uneven year for retail equities.
Strong housing starts data and rising house prices bode well for stocks including Masco and Mohawk, an industry analyst said.
A flurry of trading activity erupted Thursday morning with the traders in Halftime Report Portfolio competition.