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Call to the Floor: Hovnanian Enterprises

After a record year for foreclosures, we may gain insight into what's to come in the housing market as investment banks report earnings this week.

But on Tuesday's "Call to the Floor," the top executive from one of the U.S.'s largest homebuilders appeared on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report." Host Melissa Lee spoke with Ara Hovnanian, CEO of Hovnanian Enterprises.

Watch the video to see the full interview.

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After the broadcast we talked a little more with Hovnanian. Check out what he told us in this Web exclusive video.

[See that video on the lower left]


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