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  • S&P banks index sees best day since March

    Investors anticipate positive bank earnings
    The Dow Jones and S&P 500 each posted significant gains on Monday as investors prepare for the big banks to report their second quarter earnings later this week. The S&P banks index increased by 2.7%, its greatest daily increase since March 26, 2018. But this may not mean good numbers for mortgage banking revenues.
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  • Case-Shiller: Home prices keep rising, hit 31-month high

    January was fifth straight month of record high home prices
    Home prices continued to rise in January, reaching a record-high for the fifth month in a row, according to the new S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, a measure of U.S. home prices. January's increase places the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index at a 31-month high.
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  • Who cares if the Dow hit 20K? Not most of us

    Nearly half of American adults don’t own stocks, so why should they care?
    On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, at the offices of investment brokers, and in corporate boardrooms throughout the country, there were hearty celebrations on Wednesday morning as an artificial number hit an arbitrary target. People doffed cheap embroidered hats. They poured Champagne. Frivolity was the order of the day. But for the rest of us, the Dow hitting 20,000 doesn’t mean a damn thing.
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  • It's official: Dow finally passes 20K milestone

    "Trump Rally" reignites after Trump signed executive orders
    After flirting with the milestone for weeks, the Dow finally passed 20,000 for the first time ever. Some are calling the sudden surge the “Trump Rally” reigniting. But what caused this increase, and will it last?
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  • Stocks mixed: S&P down but Dow hits new record high

    All three indexes closed at record highs Tuesday
    Stocks are mixed today after hitting all-time highs Tuesday night. While Dow continues to see new highs, the rest of the market is beginning to inch down. One expert explains that worries about a Trump presidency seem to be subsiding.
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  • Dow crash will only temporarily slow housing stocks

    The bigger picture in the industry remains more worrisome
    Within minutes of the opening bell on Wall Street this morning, as we are all now well aware, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off by 1089 points. While I have been predicting a negative turn of economic events here in the U.S. created by fanciful delusions that our economy is in growth mode, I believe what we are experiencing is actually a "pressure release valve" being activated.
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