National Association Of Home Builders News
US Home Construction Slumped in August; Big Dip in the South
Southern homebuilders pulled back on construction in August, causing the pace of housing starts nationwide to fall to their lowest level in three months
US Homebuilder Sentiment Rises in September as Sales Improve
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders surges to highest level in nearly a year, reflecting a brighter outlook for sales now and into 2017
6 Times Donald Trump Says He's Been 'Sarcastic' or 'Misinterpreted'
Donald Trump ’s claims that he was being sarcastic when talking about President Obama being the “founder of ISIS,” but it isn’t the first time during this campaign when he’s claimed that he was being "sarcastic" or said he’s been misinterpreted. Trump regularly blasts the media for distorting his
Trump Says Remark About Obama Being ISIS Founder Was 'Not That Sarcastic'
After repeatedly saying in recent days that President Obama is the "founder of ISIS," Donald Trump seemed to change his tune Friday morning, saying that he was being "sarcastic." But at a rally in Erie, Pa. Friday afternoon, Trump amended himself once more, saying he was being "not that sarcastic"
The Note: Trump Whiplash
NOTABLES --TRUMP EXPLAINS CALLING OBAMA THE 'FOUNDER OF ISIS' AS SARCASM: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted early this morning that he was being sarcastic when he called President Obama the "founder of ISIS," despite standing by the original comments multiple times over the past
Trump Doubles Down on Claims That Obama and Clinton Are 'Founders' of ISIS
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doubled down on his attack against President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton , accusing them again of being the “founders” of ISIS. “I call President Obama and Hillary Clinton the founders of ISIS. They are the founders,”
Stocks Struggle to Cross Key Milestone
Morning Business Memo By John Kapetaneas The march to Dow 16,000 ended shy of the mark on Monday, after trading over that level for much of the day. Early trading pushed the DJIA to a record high of 16,028 and the S&P to a high...
More Gas Price Hikes Ahead
Morning Business Memo… More pain at the pump may be ahead for motorists at the peak of the summer driving season. The US Energy Department says average prices for regular unleaded jumped 15 cents a gallon in the past week. That’s 21 cents more than...
New Home Sales Rise, Jobless Claims Drop
Sales of new homes rose in April rose nearly 30 percent compared with a year ago, according a to a report by the Commerce Department. This is the latest evidence of a recovering housing market, six years after the housing bubble burst leading to a...
Gun Industry Shares Plunge After Shootings
Morning Business Memo: The gun industry is under growing pressure to respond to the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. Despite soaring sales, shares of gun makers have been sinking since last week. Smith & Wesson fell 10 percent yesterday and another big manufacturer, Sturm, Roger &...