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July Housing Starts Fall 1.5%

Among individual builders, stocks were mixed ahead of the opening bell Tuesday. PulteGroup (PHM - Get Report) fell 2.1% in premarket trading, D.R. Horton (DHI - Get Report) edged 0.1% lower, Lennar (LEN - Get Report), largely considered a leader among the homebuilders, and Toll Brothers (TOL - Get Report) were flat ahead of the opening bell.

Small-cap builders KB Home (KBH - Get Report) and Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV - Get Report) were flat, while Beazer Homes (BZH) lost 3.2%.

-- Written by Miriam Marcus Reimer in New York.



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