USG Corp


  • 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 Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 9:31 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    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?

  • Your First Move for Monday, April 9 Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Stocks to Benefit from Housing Recovery: Analyst Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    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.

  • Investing in America: Home Remodeling on a Roll Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:46 AM ET

    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.

  • What Jim Cramer Is Watching Next Week Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Here is what "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is watching next week.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett said in this year’s Berkshire Hathaway annual letter that he was wrong before he was right about calling a bottoming in the housing market — “dead wrong” — but now he will be right, finally, in saying the corner is turning, or about to be turned in the housing market. In other words, parsing Buffett’s words on housing is a fool’s errand for an investor. Take building materials company USG Corp.

  • 10 Stocks Leading the Housing Recovery Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Home Construction

    The much-anticipated rebound in the new-home market may be here with this spring’s selling season. And that has investors diving into these highly cyclical stocks after years of decline.

  • Investing In Commercial Real Estate Via REITs Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 6:36 PM ET
    Fast Money Portfolio

    One way to get into commercial real estate is via real estate investment trusts, Green Street Advisors’ Mike Kirby said Tuesday.

  • Beware Pricing Pressure As Macy’s, Home Depot Rally Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    Consumer stocks performed well Monday, with Macy’s and Home Depot among those that hit new 52-week highs, but pricing pressures might slow the rally.

  • No Substance Behind Bank Stock Surge? Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 6:37 PM ET

    If the potential of massive White House plan to rescue the housing market was behind the recent surge in financials, then bank stocks may be in trouble.

  • A pattern is emerging in the Dow that the Fast Money pros say could signal good things for the bulls 6 months down the road.

  • The Great Housing Stock Rally of Q4 2011 Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    Housing stocks are stronger Thursday as Pending Home Sales were much better than expected, but let's get real: there's been a housing stock rally going on all quarter.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Another Rally? What Happened to Fear? Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    After weeks of turmoil, markets seem to have calmed down, and we are trading at the high end of our recent ranges. Value investors are starting to come in.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Slump Creates a Sheetrock Ghost Town Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 1:28 PM ET
    The company-owned town of Empire, which is 100 miles north of Reno, has closed after 87 years when United States Gypsum Company halted its gypsum mine and wallboard manufacturing operations in January.

    The Sheetrock producing Empire, Nev., will become a ghost town June 20. The isolated company town quit mining gypsum and dry wall production this year as a result of the construction industry slump, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Demand Improving in Many Sectors Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    The theme today: demand is clearly improving in several sectors, which is propelling better-than-expected earnings from a number of companies. Bad day for the dollar, though.

  • Ten Stocks That Might Be Ripe for a Sell-Off Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 1:30 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange trader

    Investors expecting a market pullback after a six-month rally may be having a hard time identifying which stocks to dump.  Analysts at Credit Suisse have come  up with a list of ten vulnerable stocks.