The housing market has steadily made a comeback from the lows witnessed during the recession, but with rising interests, how's the sector looking now?
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.
Support levels have been tested after the recent spike in interest rates. Can shares hold their ground here?
Lowe's, Urban Outfitters and Abercrombie & Fitch report earnings. July's new home sales figures will be announced. US government moves to block US Airways-American merger.
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.
The spike in interest rates has been weighing on the industry.
Lennar is downgraded to 'neutral,' and VMware is upgraded to 'outperform.'
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