5 Undervalued Small and Mid-Cap Residential Construction Plays

Michael Teague | |

Among the trends that have been cited as evidence that the housing market recovery is a reality that investors can count on are: the recently released household net worth figures indicating $3

Cisco Continues Shift Away from Consumer Products, Sells Linksys Business To Belkin

Andrew Klips | |

Lightening its consumer-focused business, Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) is selling its home networking business unit, which includes the popular Linksys brand, to privately-held network equipment

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Resume Downward Trend

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to 12,661.48 Monday morning then rebounded above 12,760 in the afternoon before fading in the final hour of trading. The NASDAQ traded down to 2898.90

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Up on Three-Year Anniversary of Recession Bottom

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The Nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $52.6 billion in January from $50.4 billion (revised) in December. Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 227,000 in

Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Trades Mostly Flat As Investors Look On

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below 12,900 trading down to 12,817.69 and the afternoon rebound was below 12,900. The NASDAQ traded up to 2918.26 then declined to 2892.71 before

Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Enjoys Best January in Over a Decade

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The S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index showed that the 20-City Composite showed a 1.3% decline in prices in November versus October and 3.7% year over year. The Chicago PMI Index fell to 60.2

Ailing Housing Market Improves in December

Joel Anderson | |

The long string of positive economic news appears to be continuing. While still not the sort of firmly good news many would hope for, housing sales in December made modest gains, giving further

Home Sweet New Home

Gordon Scott | |

Lumber prices have been inching higher lately, but it is a mild move compared to what those prices do when you add some paint and hook up utilities. Homebuilder stock prices have risen 50% since

Equities Sector Coverage: Santa Claus Rally on the Way to Wall Street?

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Housing Starts data showed a better-than-expected rise of 9.3% in November to an annual rate of 685,000 units. Permits rose by 5.7% to a 681,000 unit rate. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Recover As Earnings Remain Mixed

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The Producer Price Index rose 0.8% in September much stronger than expected. The National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index bounced four points to 18, the highest reading since May

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