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All that jazz
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2012
... rate of decline is moderating. Green shoots anyone? This certainly is what the fresher, more up-to-date reading of homebuilder confidence implies. The National Association of Home Builders(NAHB)/Wells Fargo sentiment index steadied in March, remaining ...
KRudd comeback biting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 FEB 2012
... the third up monthly reading in four and adds to positive indications from other housing data -- building permits, homebuilder sentiment and housing starts - that we've previously seen. You can't bone me, I quit! - KRudd Nah, not these words exactly. ...
Market Wrap - Morning
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2011
The Australian market is set for heavy falls when it opens on Thursday with world markets again diving due to fears of a nuclear crisis in Japan. On the ASX 24 at 0733 AEDT, the March share price index futures contract was down 76 points at 4,491, indicating ...
Market Wrap - Morning
AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 FEB 2011
... analysts predicted. It was the best performing company among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones industrial average. Homebuilder Beazer Homes USA Inc fell one per cent after reporting that new orders declined last quarter. Avon Products Inc fell ...
Cards for houses
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2010
... Thankfully, someone somewhere is seeing some good in these awful housing stats. This one according to Bloomberg. "Homebuilder shares gained on speculation the worst of the decline is over, said Jack Micenko, an analyst at Susquehanna International Group ...
Market Wrap - Midday
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2010
The Australian share market was higher at noon in the wake of modest gains on US markets overnight and some cautious commentary from Australia's central bank. Major mining stocks led the gains. At 1200 AEST, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 12.7 ...
Been there, done that
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2010
... markets. When confidence takes a hit - as we've seen in last week's US consumer confidence survey and last night's homebuilder's confidence survey - because of their dire predictions, they jump on top of each other proclaiming their prescience. Other ...
Waiting to see
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2010
It was another ho-hum moment on Wall Street overnight. The Dow went down less than 1 per cent, then up less than 1 per cent, then closed 0.1 per cent higher. The same goes for the S&P 500 index... well, almost. It went down less than 1 per cent, up ...
Market Wrap - Morning
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2010
... troubling possibility that other weak European economies such as Portugal may also need to be bailed out. Investors sent homebuilder stocks higher after the National Association of Realtors said sales of existing homes rose 6.8 per cent last month after ...
Market Wrap - Midday
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2009
... point gain in over a month, on a better-than-expected profit report from home improvement chain Lowe's, an uptick in homebuilder sentiment and positive comments from analysts about US banks.