Standard Pacific is attracting upside option activity ahead of its fourth-quarter earnings report after the market closes today.
U.S. home prices slipped in November and were softer than expected in the latest sign that a rebound in the housing market is still tenuous, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller indexes. David Goldberg, building and building products analyst at UBS shared his insights.
Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to speculation about the housing market’s shadow inventory.
Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street on Tuesday, after Alcoa disappointed investors with its latest earnings report.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Take-Two and UPS popped while the Nat Gas ETF and Disney dropped.
Stocks paused Monday ahead of earnings season however industrials and ag surged higher with Potash and Mosaic hitting 52-week highs. How should you be positioned?
Equities won’t move in lockstep with commodities this year, the Mad Money host says. Here are his top four picks to kick off the season.
Lennar announced that orders for new homes increased for the first time in more than three years. It also posted a quarterly profit. What does this mean for the industry? James McCanless, senior homebuilding analyst at FTN Equity Capital Markets, shared his analysis.
The latest data from S&P/Case Shiller’s monthly report showed that home prices are still improving. But David Goldberg, building and building products analyst at UBS, said the group is still overvalued by 10 to 15 percent. What does this mean for the homebuilder stocks going forward?
November's disappointing new home sales data didn't cause widespread pessimism on home builder stocks. David Urani of Wall Street Strategies and Steve Kim of Alpine Mutual Funds are still bullish on the sector, and think it's a good place to invest in 2010.
The S&P 500 touched a 14-month high on Tuesday as investors bet on a housing market comeback in 2010.
Which sector does OptionMonster Jon Najarian like best going into 2010? What he says, just might surprise you!
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 12/4/09).
I didn't know about it either. Yes, the US Department of Agriculture has a program, instituted back in the 1940s, to assist in rural development, that has become extremely popular during these days of crunching credit. These are USDA-backed loans, so approved lenders can offer no-money down.
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.
With housing starts out on Wednesday, how should you game the homebuilders?
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?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McGraw -Hill and Ford popped while Estee Lauder and KB Home dropped.