Homebuilders' Earnings Bear Watching

A number of highfliers will report their quarterly results this week, and one sector that we should note is the domestic housing market. 

Single-family housing starts have been well over the 600,000 mark for the last three reported periods (October through December 2013). Some would argue that the winter weather in December weighed somewhat on the industry, but I believe that far more people would agree that the hard winter weather we've experienced in January will have a far greater impact on the housing industry. The combination of snow and below-freezing temperatures will stall housing construction, and we'll see that when the January housing data get reported. ...543 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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