Housing starts, both single-family and total, took a dip in December.
Hardware and building supply retailers continue their stretch of year-over-year sales gains.
In spite of cool weather, firms report strong optimism at the end of third-quarter 2017.
Also, availability and affordability remain a serious issue for housing market
The National Association of Home Builders looks ahead at residential remodels.
A prediction from the online real estate site puts San Jose in the top spot.
Unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1%, and all 10 stocks assemble in the growth quadrant.
Research from Parks Associates shows consumer interest in entertainment controls.
Numbers prove what home buyers already know: prices keep going up.