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U.S. Housing Starts Fall Less Than Expected in May After Drop in Mortgage Rates

U.S. Housing Starts Fall Less Than Expected in May After Drop in Mortgage Rates

Builders started 1.269 million new home-construction projects during May, the Census Bureau says, down from the prior month's 1.29 million. But the figure for housing starts still exceeded Wall Street expectations for 1.245 million new projects in May.

DowDuPont Shares Have Stumbled but Here's Why They Should Recover

DowDuPont Shares Have Stumbled but Here's Why They Should Recover

DowDuPont is doing everything it can to raise the stock's value. What it needs is for demand to pick up again.

Arconic Adds $500 Million to Its $1 Billion Share-Buyback Program

Arconic Adds $500 Million to Its $1 Billion Share-Buyback Program

Arconic's board approves another $500 million to its existing $1 billion share-buyback plan.

Caterpillar Is Still in a Bear Phase From Early 2018

Caterpillar Is Still in a Bear Phase From Early 2018

Let's go through the bearish signals one by one.

Trump Economy Keeps Creating Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Along With Debt, Debt, Debt

Trump Economy Keeps Creating Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Along With Debt, Debt, Debt

A report due Friday from the Labor Department is expected to show that U.S. employers added 181,000 jobs in April, though some economists say the growth may have been even stronger. The cost is annual federal budget deficits estimated at more than $1 trillion.

Trump's Economy, Recently Swooning, Now Seems to Be Going Swimmingly

Trump's Economy, Recently Swooning, Now Seems to Be Going Swimmingly

President Donald Trump's administration predicted 3% annual economic growth when he pushed for the $1.5 trillion of tax cuts in late 2017. Despite recent bouts of pessimism and market gloom, the president's economy is holding its own.

S&P Stocks' Q1 Earnings Could Be Primed For Beats -- ICYMI

S&P Stocks' Q1 Earnings Could Be Primed For Beats -- ICYMI

Plus, TheStreet's sister site, RealMoney, called the Chevron-Anadarko deal. See which oil companies could get a bid next.

Why Investors Are Piling Billions Back Into Commodities This Year

Why Investors Are Piling Billions Back Into Commodities This Year

After cooling on the sector last year, speculators socked almost $15 billion into commodities funds in the first quarter, according to a recent report.

Semiconductor Rally Offers Opportunity in Some Old School Stocks

Semiconductor Rally Offers Opportunity in Some Old School Stocks

The semiconductor sector surge could send some standby industrial stocks higher with it.

What Does the DowDuPont Spinoff Mean for Investors?

What Does the DowDuPont Spinoff Mean for Investors?

On April 2nd, 2019 Dow Inc. spun off of DowDuPont and replaced it in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. ActionAlertsPLUS Senior Portfolio Analyst Jeff Marks explains what it means for investors.