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  • The S&P 500 touched a 14-month high on Tuesday as investors bet on a housing market comeback in 2010.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street continued its push for a happy holiday, with stocks closing higher Tuesday as investors focused on positive housing news and the prospects of a mild Santa Claus rally.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures mostly held their ground and indicated a higher open, despite a report showing the economy grew at a much slower pace than thought in the third quarter.

  • They looked like hot stocks. So how are the trader playing Morgan Stanley, Pulte and more now that they’ve been burned?

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday,  Dec. 2.

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    A mid-year slump for residential housing , no letup for foreclosures and say goodbye to bargain basement mortgage rates.

  • Home prices rose for the fifth straight month and posted the second quarterly increase, but the pace of appreciation in September slowed and was less than expected, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller indexes. David Goldberg, homebuilder and building products analyst at UBS, shared his insight on the housing market.

  • This stock is a sell, sell, sell, he says.

  • The latest American Institute of Architects Billings Index was released yesterday showing an increase in inquiries but a slight decrease in billings.  Inquiries hit their highest level since August 2008, right before Lehman's collapse and the market's nosedive.

  • For the first time in a long time the S&P 500 and the dollar traded in tandem with a weaker dollar failing to spark a rally.

  • With housing starts out on Wednesday, how should you game the homebuilders?

  • With Monday's extension of the current rally, all but one of the S&P 500 now have market caps over $1 billion.  32 of these are still trading for less than $10 per share.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dow Chemical and Frontline popped while Pulte Homes and The Buckle dropped.

  • Historically and on average, the U.S Markets have been up about 58% of the time or more on the day of Veterans' Day. The S&P has averaged best of the major indices on the day of Veterans' Day, up an average of 0.1% and up 64% of the time.

  • Here's a sweet real-estate deal: This town is selling three homes in its downtown area for $1 AND it will pay YOU $10,000 to buy one. So why aren't there any takers?

  • Last Friday's employment report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the unemployment rate is now at 10.2%, its first foray above 10% and its highest level since 1983.  What lessons, if any, can we get from what happened to the markets when unemployment soared back then?

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Merck and Pulte Homes popped while Research In Motion and the Dow Transports dropped.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The job market and the Fed are likely to be at the center of Wall Street's focus Wednesday, following a volatile session which saw the major averages end not too far from where they started. 

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  • New home construction

    Continued signs of stabilization in the market, from a reversal of falling home price to a tightening in credit spreads, have analysts optimistic about the builders' future. No wonder the sector is hot.