October 17, 2013

Chicago -- The difficult task of looking into the future from the vantage point of a Wall Street investor -- and sharing that view with home improvement researchers -- fell upon Joshua Rosenbaum, of UBS.

And the key to the future, he said, is jobs.

September 5, 2013

Joshua Rosenbaum, managing director of the global industrial group for UBS, will lead an economic discussion at the upcoming Home Improvement Research Institute conference.

His presentation is titled: "A Wall Street View of the Home Improvement Market and Trends."

October 19, 2011

September housing starts showed double-digit increases compared with both last year and last month, according to data released this morning by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Housing starts came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 658,000, up 15% from the August rate of 572,000, and up 10.2% compared with September 2010.

The figure of 658,000 was the highest total housing-starts figure since April 2010, when starts stood at 687,000.

November 2, 2008

The diverse nature of the seven home improvement research presentations delivered rapid fire during a...

October 19, 2008

When Ivy Zelman, the polished and bearish housing industry analyst from Zelman & Associates, finished...

October 15, 2008

Oak Brook, Ill. -- True to its mission, the Home Improvement Research Institute examined research...

August 24, 2008

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will deliver the keynote address at the 2008...

October 7, 2007

A lot of people were talking about the economy at the 11th Annual ProDealer Conference,...

October 7, 2007

Bill Walton is one of us. The legendary UCLA center stunned the room with his...

September 20, 2007

Two relatively optimistic housing market forecasts factored heavily in an active day of seminars and...