The government shutdown is impacting the housing market

Housing Market
From Steve Goldstein: A new study from the nation's leading real-estate agent advocacy group shows how the partial federal government shutdown is curbing economic activity.
BATS:ITB January 9, 2019 12:16pm

Worst Yet to Come for Housing Market, Says Advisor Who Called 2008 Crash

Housing Market
From Prashant Gopal: James Stack, who predicted the 2008 real estate crash and nailed last year's housing slowdown with uncanny timing, is back with some bad news for 2019.
BATS:ITB January 7, 2019 12:21pm

Home builder confidence hits 3.5 year low

Housing Sector
From Tyler Durden: Upton Sinclair once noted: "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it."
BATS:ITB December 17, 2018 11:53am

Homebuilders are not benefiting from lower mortgage rates

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From Diana Olick:
BATS:ITB December 13, 2018 1:18pm

Housing Sector Update: Homeowners equity gains are shrinking

Housing Sector
From Diana Olick : Homeowners in most places are still seeing their nest eggs get a little bigger, but the gains are shrinking quickly.
BATS:ITB December 10, 2018 12:37pm

Pending Home Sales Plunge To Weakest Since 2014

Housing Sector
From Tyler Durden: Hope was high for a rebound (after new-home-sales slumped), but that was dashed as pending home sales plunged 2.6% MoM in October (well below the expected 0.5% MoM bounce).
BATS:ITB November 29, 2018 12:44pm

New-home sales fall to a nearly 3-year low, inventory surges

From CNBC: Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to a more than 2½-year low in October amid sharp declines in all four regions, further evidence that higher mortgage rates were hurting the housing market.
BATS:ITB November 28, 2018 4:13pm

The Global Housing Bubble Might Be Popping (ITB)

From John Rubino: Just a few months ago, real estate was on fire. Prices were blowing past records set during the previous decade's housing bubble as desperate buyers bought whatever was available at above the asking price while homeowners, confident that prices would keep rising, held out for the next big pop to sell.
BATS:ITB August 7, 2018 6:30am

Homebuilders And Lumber Are Breaking Down (ITB)

Technical analyst Chris Kimble looks at the recent downtrend in a couple of leading indicators and finds potential trouble for the wider markets ahead.
BATS:ITB August 5, 2018 8:53am

Homebuilders Feel The Heat As New Home Sales Drop 5.3% In June

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From Jill Mislinski: This morning's release of the June New Home Sales from the Census Bureau came in at 631K, down 5.3% month-over-month from a revised 666K in May. The Investing.comforecast was for 669K.
BATS:ITB July 26, 2018 6:11am

Rising Interest Rates Continue To Hurt Homebuilders (ITB)

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From Zacks: Recently released existing and new U.S. home sales data for the month of March deserve a big round of applause. Despite persistently low inventories and a shoot-up in price, both rose and beat market expectations.
BATS:ITB April 27, 2018 6:46am

December New Home Sales Plunged 9.3% Sequentially (ITB)

From Jill Mislinski: Thursday's release of the December New Home Sales from the Census Bureau came in at 625K, down 9.3% month-over-month from a revised 689K in November.
BATS:ITB January 26, 2018 6:23am

Real Estate Rally On Hold As Housing Starts Decline (ITB)

From Jill Mislinski: The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have now published their findings for December new residential housing starts.
BATS:ITB January 19, 2018 6:06am

The Best ETFs To Buy For A Strong Earnings Season (ITB)

From Zacks: The fourth-quarter earnings season is expected to be strong, with earnings growth likely to pick up and continue accelerating after dipping in the preceding quarter.
BATS:ITB January 16, 2018 6:15am

Homebuilders Were One Of The Top ETF Areas In Q4 (ITB)

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From Zacks: The final quarter of 2017 is drawing to an end. The journey has been smooth so far, thanks to the Trump trade and tax reform talks. Also, the quarter is known for Santa Rally and holiday shopping season. And even though the Fed has enacted its final rate hike of the year earlier this month, the move was already baked in at the current level.
BATS:ITB December 26, 2017 1:43pm

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