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Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Continues to Slump

Housing starts for April rose by 2.6% to an annual rate of 717,000, which topped estimates for a 680,000-unit rate. Permits to build new homes fell 7% to a 715,000-unit rate, which was short of
2011 has proved a tricky year for stocks. The market has neither grown impressively nor indicated it's gearing up for the much-speculated-upon double dip. Some companies; however, have been flying