Items Tagged with 'HW 30'


  • 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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  • Mortgage servicer stocks take huge hit on weak earnings

    Nationstar, Walter, Stonegate all down more than 20%
    Thursday was a rough day on Wall Street for mortgage servicers as Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Walter Investment Management and Stonegate Mortgage Corporation’s all plunged into the red after releasing their third-quarter earnings Thursday morning.
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  • Will Friday be a rebound for housing stocks?

    HW 30 looks like an abattoir floor
    Despite some stellar news on Wednesday on new home sales, the HW 30 – HousingWire’s proprietary index of stocks that drive the housing economy – had a rough go of it, especially the stocks that straddle housing and technology.
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  • Nonbanks expect big year for MSRs

    Nationstar, Walter, Ocwen, soar on HW 30
    Nonbanks are experiencing a strong day on the stock market, following positive first-quarter earning reports. MSR transfer activity is still occurring and more importantly, the long-term pipeline of opportunities is very healthy.
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  • Homebuilder stocks rise on HW 30

    Despite recent pressure, homebuilder stocks show hopeful future
    The HW 30 finished the month of March up 0.7% and is up 0.6% year-to-date. However, the positive news may not seep in homebuilder stocks just yet.
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