Homebuilder shares are slumping this year, but the companies that make the goods for new homes are soaring.
Europe and Asia help to prop up stocks as the US economy sags.
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.
Adobe and Pier 1 will report earnings, ConAgra could boost its dividend, Alcoa will be removed from the Dow Jones, and August housing starts will be announced.
US markets are set for a higher open on better than expected data out of the Asian nation.
The echo will be louder than the original baby boom, so while millennials may be struggling right now, investors should pay close attention to their spending habits.
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