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Articles About housing starts
August 24, 2014
Top 10 Housing Markets Under Construction
Homebuilders across the nation this year are signaling that the worst of the housing crisis is over.
August 19, 2014
Housing Starts Surge to Keep Recovery Hopes Alive
After initially plunging to the lowest level of the year in June, housing starts rebounded sharply in July.
August 18, 2014
Homebuilder Sentiment: Is the Housing Recovery Still Intact?
Despite an early summer slowdown in housing starts, homebuilder sentiment in the United States climbed higher for the third consecutive month.
July 17, 2014
Did the Housing Recovery Just Take a Major Step Backwards?
The housing recovery is not exactly experiencing a radiant summer.
July 01, 2014
Why Was Construction Spending So Weak in May?
Some sectors of the economy are apparently still recovering from the impact of the Polar Vortex that brought the coldest winter in four years to U.S.
May 16, 2014
Housing Starts: Is America Becoming a Nation of Renters?
After a slow start to the year, housing starts in the United States surged higher last month to easily beat expectations and dampen fears about another serious downturn.
April 30, 2014
What Recovery? GDP Barely Grew Last Quarter
First-quarter gross domestic product growth (or lack thereof) will shine a new light on the state of the United States' economic recovery.
April 29, 2014
Is the Housing Market Done Doing the Economic Heavy Lifting?
The monthly reading of the S&P/Case-Shiller index showed that the real-estate market cooled in the year ended in February.
April 16, 2014
This Housing Gauge Fails to Build Confidence
The quality and longevity of the housing recovery remains questionable.
March 18, 2014
Is the Housing Recovery Story Falling Apart?
Amid frigid temperatures and a sluggish overall economy, housing starts in the United States posted their third consecutive decline last month.
February 21, 2014
Is the Housing Market Entering a Deep Freeze?
After posting the best year since before the Great Recession, existing-home sales continued their downward trend last month to reach their worst level in a year-and-a-half.
February 19, 2014
Is the Housing Recovery Already Crumbling?
If housing indicators continue to worsen, the Federal Reserve may have to tie monetary policy to snowfall accumulation.
January 17, 2014
Is the Housing Market Flashing a Warning Signal?
Housing starts in the United States declined in December, but managed to beat expectations as the industry posted an 18.3-percent gain.
December 18, 2013
Should Investors Heed Caution on This Housing Report?
Despite the impressive numbers, there are caveats to the report that investors should not overlook.
November 26, 2013
Do Soaring Housing Prices Mean It’s Bubble Time?
Property prices rose 13.3 percent in the 12 months through September, showing that the housing market was able to sustain progress.
September 19, 2013
Here’s Who’s Really Getting Bruised By Higher Interest Rates
The housing market has been a source of revenue for banks, but as activity slows down with rising interest rates, payrolls are shrinking.
September 18, 2013
Is the Housing Recovery Slowing Down?
Higher interest rates continue to weigh on the real estate market, as housing starts in the United States were weaker than expected last month.
September 03, 2013
Healing Housing Market Fuels Construction Spending in July
Construction activity in the United States continued to gain steam in July, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
August 16, 2013
Are More Warning Signs Appearing in the Housing Market?
Despite a recent rebound in mortgage rates, housing starts in the United States climbed higher last month -- but the results were weaker than expected.
August 16, 2013
Friday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
Stock futures advanced Friday morning following the release of housing market information. Here are three stories to keep an eye on.
July 20, 2013
Is the Housing Recovery Theme Getting Demolished?
For the third consecutive month, housing starts in the U.S. came in weaker than expected.
July 01, 2013
Housing Market Fuels Construction as Spending Increases
The housing market has contributed the most to the slow gain in total construction spending over the past year.
June 19, 2013
Here’s Why Markets Turned Confident
Here's what investors need to know now.
June 18, 2013
Is the Housing Recovery Story Still Building?
Despite a recent rise in mortgage rates, housing starts in the United States climbed higher last month. However, the results were weaker than expected.
June 18, 2013
Tuesday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
Markets in the U.S. leaned toward gains in early-morning trading. Here are three stories to keep an eye on.
May 28, 2013
Are Home Prices Making Boom-Time Gains?
Average home prices rose for the third straight month.
May 17, 2013
Dull Data Puts a Dampener on the Markets
Here's what investors need to know now...
May 16, 2013
S&P 500: Did the Fed Break the Four-Day Rally?
The S&P500 closed the day with a loss of 0.50 percent, breaking a four-day rally.
May 16, 2013
Housing Starts Plunge to Worst Level in 5 Months
Despite monthly housing starts recently recapturing a one million-unit pace, they took a worse-than-expected plunge in April...
April 17, 2013
Dell’s Deal With Icahn, GM’s Ongoing Record, and New Earnings: Market Recap
U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, erasing some of the sharp losses they suffered on Monday. Here's your Cheat Sheet to today's top stock stories...