KB Home News
KB Home Misses the Mark
One of the nation's top new-home builders, KB Home, reports that its 3rd quarter revenues are far below expectations
Justin Timberlake Meets Teen Brain Surgery Survivor
The singer stopped his press tour to take a photo with 13-year-old Giana DiLascio.
The 50 Most Influential Networking Tycoons
Wealth-X, a company based in Singapore which has a propiertary databse of individuals worth $30 million or more, has compiled a list of the 50 most influential ultra high net worth individuals, based on the collective net worth of their social and professional networks. Wealth-X said it ignored
The 10 Wealthiest Networking Kings and Queens
Money may not be everything, but maybe power is. According to a new list of the most influential and wealthiest people, you don't have to be the richest to be the most "influential." Wealth-X, a company based in Singapore which has a propiertary databse of individuals worth $30 million or more, has
Big Holiday Hiring Plans for U.S. Retailers
Morning Business Memo: Want a job for the last couple of months of this year? Retailers are revving up for the holiday shopping season. The industry hired 600,000 temporary workers last year. Toys R Us is the latest big chain to announce its plans for...
Home Sales Jump 3.4 Percent in April
The long-suffering housing market is showing new signs of life, with Americans buying more previously owned homes in April. The report is another hopeful sign the housing market is at long last improving. “Prices rose strongly. The improvement in sales and prices is broad-based across...
Go Green When You Buy Your Next Home
While the U.S. housing market remains in flux because of high employment and record foreclosures, KB Home, one of America's premier home builders, has found success in building and marketing homes and properties that are green and environmentally-friendly. On May 17, KB Home unveiled the Primera
Lindsay Lohan Faces House Arrest; How Bad Can It Be?
Lindsay Lohan Sentenced to 120 Days in Jail for Probation Violation; Will Likely Amount to 14 Days House Arrest
Builders offer green tract homes with nearly zero utility bills
To stand out in a still-sluggish housing market, major builders are starting to sell affordable tract homes that come with solar panels and nearly zero utility bills. On Earth Day Friday, Meritage Homes will begin offering a “net-zero” home that’s designed to produce as much energy as it uses
Alcoa Kicks Off Earnings Season
Bloomberg's Sara Eisen on Alcoa's report and its influence on earnings season.