Items Tagged with 'Thomson'


  • Strapped for Capital, Citi Gets Creative

    Faced with regulator pressure to secure $10bn in fresh capital, Citigroup [stock C][/stock] is considering some creative pay alternatives for its employees. It's also considering forcing shareholders to step up to the fund-raising initiative.
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  • Morgan Stanley Misses; Real Estate Hurts

    Wall Street bellwether Morgan Stanley [stock MS][/stock] on Wednesday morning reported a Q1 2009 net loss of $190 million, or 57 cents a share, compared with year-earlier net income of $1.43 billion, or $1.26 a share. The loss missed consensus estimates from most analysts by a wide margin; according to a Thomson-Reuters poll, most had expected a 8 cents a share net loss.
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  • Home Builder NVR Sees Profits Fall 59%

    For one home builder, profit may be falling -- but at least there's still profit to be had. Reston, Va.-based home builder NVR Inc. [stock NVR][/stock] said on Tuesday morning that net income in Q1 2009 fell to $18m, or $3.02 a share, from $43.5 million, or $7.42 a share, one year earlier. The 59% drop in net income came amid a 37% decline in revenue, according to a press statement; the firm saw revenue fall to $548.3 million from $869.9 million.
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  • Pending Home Sales Rise Unexpectedly; Foreclosure Effect?

    A widely-watched measure of future home sales activity jumped 6.3 percent in April, an unexpected result for a housing market that many believe is still in the throes of a long-term correction. The National Association of Realtors' pending home sales index rose to 88.2 in April from a reading of 83.0 in March, the trade group reported Monday morning — it’s highest level since last October, although still 13.1 percent below year-ago levels.
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  • The Kitchen Sink for Dec 30-Jan 1

    Welcome to the Kitchen Sink for this long New Year's weekend! In each weekend's Kitchen Sink, HW highlights key housing coverage and opinions from media outlets throughout the U.S., as well as key insight from housing blogs across the Web. Check this post throughout the weekend.
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