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Home Prices Weigh on Existing Home Sales

Home prices and mortgage rates are up, and that has caused existing home sales to decline, according to the latest National Association of Realtors report. More 

3 Things We Learned During Summer Vacation

The fed, housing and some rebounding stocks taught us a few lessons during the past three months. More 

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends. More 

Housing Stocks: Tripping … or Falling?

The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) is flashing an ominous-looking chart pattern right now. Keep these options trades in mind in the coming days. More 

3 Hot Under-the-Radar Housing Plays

Homebuilders are lagging badly this year, but some related building and construction stocks are crushing the market. More 

XLK: The One Chart You Need to Watch in August

Investors who want to gauge how far the U.S. stock market can run from here need only focus on a single ETF in the month ahead: the Technology SPDR (XLK). More 

Homebuilders: A Case of Too Far, Too Fast

PulteGroup, D.R. Horton and the ITB were priced for perfection, but the housing recovery is hardly perfect. More