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Options Action: Homebuilders

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

On Tuesday, the beleaguered housing market finally received a glimmer of hope. The latest Case Shiller data showed home prices edged higher from the prior month.

The data was particularly poignant, as it reflected the start of the spring buying season, a closely watched area of real estate.

How should you game the homebuilders amid these developments. If you remain skeptical, check out what Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald suggests. Watch the video now!

Options Action: XHB
Mike Khouw, Options Action trader, explains why he is bullish on homebuilders ETF XHB.




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