Housing stocks have outperformed nearly every market sector while major market indices have struggled. But future upside may be limited, says Carl Tash, founder and principal of Cliffwood Partners, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm. And with Mother's Day just around the corner, Happy Hour bails out last-minute shoppers with gift ideas from Bob Zakrzewski, co-founder and president of FindGift.com, and Darrell Benatar, president of Surprise.com. Also, a toast to Walter Hewlett and the weekly Markets Roundtable.

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The Toast:
After an eight-month battle against the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq merger on behalf of shareholders, Walter Hewlett has decided not to appeal a court decision allowing the merger to go ahead as planned. But by losing the battle, Hewlett may have won his war to protect shareholder interest by forcing H-P, during the battle, to take steps to prove the merger would work.
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