But the Dow crawls back nearly to break even as the Federal Reserve extends a small stimulus move because of job growth and European worries. It promises more action if conditions worsen. Asian stocks drop on a weak China manufacturing report.
More renters and higher rental rates are boosting the residential and multi-family REIT sector.
The blue chips rebound from a brief 108-point loss. As Spain rescues one of its biggest banks, Standard & Poor's see its economy worsening. Consumer confidence strengthens. Facebook and Apple weigh on the Nasdaq. Gold and crude oil move higher.
With millions of acres of timberland and a homebuilding operation, this REIT is ripe for a housing market recovery.
The world's largest express carrier and cargo shipper is a global bet on an economic snapback.
Consider building long-term positions in these stocks and ETFs to play an improving housing market.
With its large real estate holdings, this firm has attracted the interest of insiders and hedge funds.
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