3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

Tidbits from SourceMedia Mortgage Servicing conference

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Housing economy stocks shed negative Syria sentiment

Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq also showed improvement
August 28, 2013
The HW 30 ended the day on a positive note, up 0.28%, with a majority of the components showing improvement. The markets opened higher, though most notably the Dow Jones slid on fears of a conflict in Syria.
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HW 30 stocks shaken by volatile rates, economic reports

mREITS stay in positive territory
August 27, 2013
The majority of the HW 30 components dipped slightly on Tuesday after the S&P/Case-Shiller home price report implied a definite slowing in home price growth. However, mREIT stocks bucked this trend, ending the day on a positive note.
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Home Depot stock takes off

Lowe's falls behind its competitor
August 26, 2013
When home retailer stocks, including Lowe’s and Home Depot, dipped slightly last week, Barclays predicted a firm rebound, and a rebound it has gotten.
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Homebuilder stocks struggle on new home sales report

Analysts anticipate firm rebound for building product stocks
August 23, 2013
The new home sales report released Friday morning by the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development created chaos for many homebuilder stocks, according to the HW 30.
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Lowe’s earnings jump 26%

Retailer beats analyst estimates
August 21, 2013
Home improvement giant Lowe’s surpassed second-quarter expectations, posting a 26% jump in earnings.
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Retailer earnings surge on recovering housing market

Home Depot and Lowe's both expecting growth
August 20, 2013
Home Depot might not have appeared too pretty on the stock market Tuesday, but nobody was pointing fingers at its second-quarter earnings report.
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Homebuilders posed for pullback

Recent activity on Wall Street indicates sector weakness
August 12, 2013
It doesn't look good for homebuilders share prices in the near term. Recent action in the iShares Dow Jones US Home Construction fund indicates weakness in the sector and these stocks are starting to break down.
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Lowe's 1Q profit up, 2012 outlook down

May 21, 2012
Lowe's [stock LOW][/stock] first quarter profit was 14% higher year-over-year due to unseasonably warm weather in the quarter, but the company lowered expectations for 2012 in...
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Lowe's Ventures into the Land Down Under

August 25, 2009
US home improvement chain Lowe's [stock LOW][/stock] partnered with Australia's largest retailer, Woolworths Limited, to develop a network of stores in the land down under. "The Australian love of property and high levels of home ownership mean that maintaining and improving homes is an important part of everyday life," said Michael Luscombe, Woolworths' chief executive, in a joint release.
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One in Four Homeowners Holds an Empty Piggy Bank

May 19, 2009
Fueling increased anxiety over potential job loss, one in four -- or 24% of -- homeowners don't have any money in savings to cover living expenses should they lose their income, according to a Wells Fargo & Company [stock WFC][/stock] quarterly survey. The number of respondents indicating job loss as their top concern increased from 21% in fourth-quarter 2008 to 29% in the first quarter of 2009. Respondents also expressed a stronger desire to increase savings while reducing debt -- and to do so quickly.
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