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The nation's private employers added 154,000 jobs in September, slightly below forecasts, but hiring appears solid in most of the swing states that will determine the next president.
The exchange-traded funds for the construction industry and regional and community banks suggest that the housing recovery may have peaked at 60% of potential.
'The number' is 169,000 new jobs. Miss in either direction, and watch politicians howl, since the presidential election is only a little more than a month away.
The housing market has recovered significantly since the financial crisis, and builders are confident about growth prospects. Here are four stocks that should benefit continued improvement in the sector.
The good news is less exciting when you look beneath the surface, though, and it doesn't change the outlook for interest-rate hikes. Look for one in December.
Homebuilder sentiment gained five points in September, while single-family housing starts slumped in August. Here's how to trade stocks in the sector.
Here are Tuesday's top research calls, including a downgrade for Anthem, an upgrade for DR Horton and new coverage on Chevron and Under Armour.
How is housing doing? Check the charts of the exchange-traded funds tracking the regional and community banks.
More strong data raises the stakes for the Fed's September interest-rate decision. Big businesses led August hiring gains, adding 70,000 workers, while small firms hired 63,000 new employees.
Prices going up while momentum is going down is a bearish divergence and a warning that the rally in the home builder is slowing.
A healthy job market that is giving people the resources needed in today's strict lending environment.
Homebuilder sentiment is up in August, while single-family housing starts rose slightly in July. Here's how to trade the sector.
Is this the time to get contrarian? Housing starts grew respectably in July, but the rate is slowing, says Ralph McLaughlin, chief economist at real-estate listing site Trulia.com.
Three exchange-traded funds will make it easier to invest in home construction, regional banks and community bank stocks.
The better-than-expected job gains and lower unemployment rate helps Democrat Hillary Clinton, while confident, safely employed consumers may let the Federal Reserve boost interest rates sooner than markets anticipated.
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the industrial goods sector lower today.
Weak growth means no Fed rate hike in December, but which presidential candidate will be helped in November?
These stocks have both short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.
There are plenty of doubters about the market and its record highs.
D.R. Horton (DHI) stock is down in pre-market trading Thursday after the homebuilder reported in-line earnings, but slightly weaker-than-expected revenue for the 2016 fiscal third quarter.
D.R. Horton (DHI) will report its 2016 fiscal third quarter earnings before Thursday’s opening bell.
Homebuilder sentiment slipped a point in July while single-family housing starts rose modestly in June.
The Commerce Department's June housing data shows 'rent fever' is over and multifamily construction is not an area to invest in, RBC Capital Markets' Robert Wetenhall said on CNBC today.
A rising market and falling VIX could mean muted moves ahead.