Quikrete Industry Dashboard

Major metrics on display, including gas prices and stock performance.
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Wall Street appears to have a lot on its mind, including major earnings reports (here and here), inflation, and debt ceiling talks in Washington, D.C.

Through it all, there's a cluster of ticker symbols at the center of the weekly Stock Roundup grid. The volatile stock market has seven stocks down for the month and five down for the year. Leading the pack in the other direction is BLDR, up 26 percent for the month and up 76 percent for the year.

[Read about Builders FirstSource first quarter performance here.]

Elsewhere on the Quikrete Industry Dashboard, gas prices as measured by the American Automobile Association are down three cents from a week ago, and now stand at $3.57 for a gallon of regular, on average across the country. A year ago, the price was $4.60.

Coming next: The New York-based economic think tank The Conference Board will release the closely watched Consumer Confidence Index on May 30. The latest index reading was 101.3 (1985=100)

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