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SYDNEY, Oct 17- Shares in Australian building materials maker Boral jumped as much as 8 percent on Thursday after it announced a $1.6 billion plasterboard joint venture with its U.S. peer USG Corp.. The joint venture will be owned 50 percent by Boral and 50 percent by USG, for which USG will pay up to $575 million to Boral, according to statements by the two companies.
Home Depot's earnings said a lot about America, Jim Cramer said. It also gave him a treasure trove of investment ideas.
Earnings: Still choppy, but mostly good news for tech and building materials.
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Stocks are up as Bears are not yet in control of the narrative. There were no surprises from Bernanke, though he did give a rather spirited defense of QE and low interest rates.
The housing recovery continues. Residential construction is strong, but the commercial business is still spotty.
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CHICAGO-- Shares of USG Corp. rose Thursday after the building products maker said its third-quarter loss shrank. In the three months ended Sept. 30, the Chicago company reported a loss of $29 million, or 28 cents per share.
Housing stocks have rallied 14 percent from their low at the beginning of the month, and 31 percent so far this year.
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Considering the recovery in housing is in very early stages, does USG have a lot more room to run? Or is it all priced in, already?
Although Goldman Sachs recommends playing homebuilders long Toll Brothers and Pulte, trader Brian Kelly suggests another stock instead.
Low-volume selloff: Is this a disaster, or an opportunity? The jury is still out. While overall volume has been poor this year, Apple is sucking up what little volume there is.
The Bernanke put: Last week, stocks sold off on concerns the Federal Reserve was in no hurry to implement a third round of quantitative easing or, possibly, extend "Operation Twist." Today, stocks will be sold at the open because...job growth is weaker than expected...and QE3 is more likely?
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Lennar’s better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday has reinforced one analyst’s positive view of the housing market's recovery. In a CNBC interview, he detailed a few stocks that could rise alongside the climbing housing market.
As the wider economy begins to strengthen, and Americans start to feel better about their current and future finances, they are dipping their toes back into the housing waters, in the form of remodeling.