(Existing-home sales winners & losers article updated with additional commentary and closing stock prices.)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stocks in the homebuilder sector were mixed Tuesday on word that existing-home sales plummeted to a 15-year low in July.
The National Association of Realtors said existing-home sales fell 27.2% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.83 million units. Economists had expected the figure to come in at 4.72 million units, compared with a downwardly revised 5.26 million in June.
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