Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:KBH’

Are The Chinese Taking Over U.S. Housing?

December 5th, 2014

real estateIan Wyatt: Every homeowner in America knows that the housing market is bouncing back. Look no further than the 5.6% increase in home prices in the last year. But it may surprise you to learn that it isn’t the typical American that’s bidding up home prices. Read more…


Does Existing Home Sales Decline Foreshadow Economic Slowdown?

September 23rd, 2014

home-pricesThe Silver Bug: Irrational exuberance remains at an all time high. Read more…


Why The Housing Market Is In Trouble Again

May 29th, 2014

real estateMichael Lombardi:  The U.S. housing market is in trouble again, and as crazy as it sounds, it won’t surprise me to see home prices decline soon. Read more…


What Lies Ahead For Homebuilder ETFs?

May 15th, 2014

homebuildersAfter a strong rebound last year, the housing sector has been struggling since frigid weather conditions and lower demand for homes raised concerns in the space from the beginning of the year. Read more…


Jeff Gundlach Says Investors Should Short Homebuilder Stocks

May 7th, 2014

homebuildersHomeownership in America is headed down and investors should short homebuilder stocks, according to one of the most influential fund managers in finance. Speaking to the Irah Sohn Investment Conference, Jeff Gundlach, manager of the Read more…


Homebuilder ETFs In Focus On Mixed-Bag Earnings

April 29th, 2014

homebuildersHomebuilder ETFs have been sitting on the fence early this earnings season. While a frigid winter with temperatures touching the lowest in a decade passed by and the spring selling season arrived to cheer investors, not-so-encouraging data points soured their mood to an extent. Read more…


Is Housing Ringing The Stock Market’s Bell Again?

April 25th, 2014

real estateSy Harding: It is said that they don’t ring a bell at stock market tops. Read more…


Housing Market About To Be A Big Disappointment?

April 25th, 2014

real estateAsad Butt:  Home prices are surging in the U.S., which is usually indicative of more investments flowing into the housing market. However, if one looks at the mortgage industry, it points toward the complete opposite. Read more…


Grim Outlook For Housing As We Move Into 2014

December 24th, 2013

real estateGeorge Leong: Mortgage rates are on the rise. In November, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage stood at 4.26% compared to 3.35% a year earlier in November 2012. The average rate for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage in 2007 prior to the subprime Read more…


Why The Housing Market Still Faces An Uphill Battle

November 8th, 2013

real estateMoe Zulfiqar: It’s as bad as expected, or should I say so far so good? I have been critical about the housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) in the U.S. economy for some time now; I don’t buy the blind optimism that is heard in the mainstream these days, which states Read more…


Housing Market Recovery Remains Very Suspicious To Me

October 10th, 2013

real estateMichael Lombardi: Let’s face it: the U.S. housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) is still under severe stress. No matter how the bulls may spin their argument, it’s far from a real recovery. The historical fundamental factors behind a typical Read more…


Homebuilder ETF Impact On Government Shutdown

October 9th, 2013

housing-etpThe housing market returned to impressive growth in September driven by the Fed’s taper hold, and the resulting decline in interest rates. This is because if rates continue to decline or at least hold steady at the current levels, it would allow Read more…


Why The Real Estate Market Is Topping Out

September 26th, 2013


: The housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) continues to produce some healthy gains for investors. Home builders edged higher on Tuesday after the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index surged another 12.4% in July, Read more…


What’s Ahead For Housing Stocks?

September 17th, 2013

homebuildersDouglas Davenport: The stock-market rally over the past two weeks may have come as a surprise to many investors. But what’s even more surprising is the outperformance of housing stocks. Read more…


10.3 Million U.S. Homes Have Negative Equity

May 21st, 2013

housing crash: The U.S. housing market is still under stress, and it will take a very, very long time for it to recover. Take a look at the chart below of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index Read more…


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