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News Headlines - home builder sentiment


Home builder sentiment roars to a 12-year high as regulations get rolled back
Sentiment among home builders roared to a 12-year high in March, propelled by industry approval of early steps from President Donald Trump. The National Association of Home Builders' closely-watched confidence index surged 6 points to 71, the highest ...
Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulationsCNBC
3 Stocks to Play Record-High Homebuilder ConfidenceTheStreet.com

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Seeking Alpha

Homebuilder Sentiment Soars
Seeking Alpha
Homebuilder sentiment for the month of March came in significantly stronger than expected this morning, rising to 71 from last month's level of 65 and expectations for a reading of 65 as well. As shown in the chart below, this month ranks as the ...

ETF Trends

Homebuilder ETFs Reach Important Junctures
ETF Trends
Recent data points boosted homebuilder equities and ITB and XHB, but some market observers believe the sector has reached an important technical juncture. “A monthly index of builder sentiment jumped six points to the highest level in 12 years.

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Barron's (blog)

March is Good Month for Surge in Home Builder Optimism
Barron's (blog)
An index tracking sentiment among home builders spiked in March after slipping back in recent months from post-election highs. The National Association of Home Builders' index rose to 71, up from 65 in February. It's the highest reading since 2005 ...

US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates
ABC News
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index climbed to 71 this month, the highest reading since June 2005. Some buyers may be looking to lock-in their purchases out of concern that mortgage rates will rise, possibly ...

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4 Stocks to Buy as New Home Sales Hit 7-Month High
Earlier in the month, the NAHB/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index advanced marginally from 65 in February to 71 in March. The index reached its best level since February 2005 and remained well above the 50 mark, indicating improvement in the sector.

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4 Stocks to Buy as Homebuilder Confidence Offsets Rate Hike
The National Association of Home Builders' confidence index scaled 6 points to 71 in March, the highest level since Jun 2005 and a lot higher than what economists had predicted. It must be noted that a "50" mark on the index is considered positive ...

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: SPDR S&P Homebuilders, NVR, PulteGroup, DR Horton and Lennar
Earlier in the month, the NAHB/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index advanced marginally from 65 in February to 71 in March. The index reached its best level since February 2005 and remained well above the ... Moreover, the benchmark homebuilder index ...

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Investor's Business Daily

Home Depot Rival Lowe's Soars Into Buy Zone On Strong Outlook, Q4
Investor's Business Daily
Roughly 45% of Home Depot's online orders in the U.S. were picked up in its stores, management said. Meanwhile, homebuilder sentiment has remained elevated since the election, and rising mortgage rates could temporarily encourage more homebuyers ...

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Builder Magazine

Deal-Flow Update: The Sellers
Builder Magazine
But wait a minute, aren't conditions supposed to be looking good for a strong 2017 for home building? Home builder sentiment (due out this morning at 10) has been downright plucky. Credit access for borrowers shows signs of easing its ironclad grip on ...

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