Funds exposed to the construction and retail sectors are seeing nice gains after the home-improvement giant impressed Wall Street.
It's not just rising interest rates that may cause problems for home buyers. It's the possible demise of the 30-year mortgage, too.
Sentiment on homebuilders is much more optimistic than it was two years ago -- just look at recent magazine covers -- which means the easy money has been made.
Investors can build long-term portfolio gains with this exchange-traded fund.
D.R. Horton, Ryland and others continue to ramp up ahead of the busiest building season.
Although the Nasdaq Composite closed above its 50-day simple moving average Tuesday, there were no many technical breakouts.
Consider building long-term positions in these stocks and ETFs to play an improving housing market.
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