Month: October 2018

Futures Fall

#FuturesFall U.S. stocks are poised to follow Asian and European bourses lower at the opening. The S&P 500 is down 6.0% (175 points), since hitting its record high a month ago on September 20. Futures are forecasting the Dow and S&P to be down ~1.5% at the market opening this morning. Skittish investors cite the

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What does a downturn in housing starts mean for investors?

Housing Starts: 871 new single-family homes went under construction in September, and markets acted unfavorably to the news. The WSJ, Bloomberg, CNBC, reporting the figures as “Another weak month,” “Continuing soft stretch,” “Housing starts fall more than expected.” Is homebuilding nearing its end or is this setback just a bump in the road? Single-family home

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