Shares are in decline and look to have plenty more room to fall.
Finding companies set for solid profit increases at a reasonable price is always a winning strategy. By that standard, here are next year's most appealing firms.
Interest rates are only the start of the problem.
Homebuilder shares are slumping this year, but the companies that make the goods for new homes are soaring.
The housing market is strengthening, but can it handle tens of thousands of homes unleashed back onto the market?
KB Home, Ryland Group and Taylor Morrison saw more activity between key settlement dates.
After that Lennar release, it looks like homebuilders can be 'go-to' once again.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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