“Blood in Water,” Panic? WaPo’s Long, POTUS Trump Agree, plus MH Market UPdate$

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The normally anti-Trump, left-of-center Washington Post, specifically Heather Long, and President of the United States (POTUS) Donald J. Trump both agree on something.

The fundamentals of the economy are good.

Heather Long explains what’s going on with the Dow Jones and why you shouldn’t be too worried yet.  That, FISA, and some of the drivers of the selloff are our focus, below.


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Selected headlines and bullets from CNN Money:

  • Dow has worst single-day point fall ever
  • Market mayhem puts Trump in a tough spot
  • What emotion is driving the market today?
  • Super Bowl ratings are down
  • Passenger and freight trains often share tracks
  • Top editors fired at Newsweek, sources say
  • Waymo accuses Uber of ‘cheating’
  • Why Super Bowl ads pulled punches on Trump
  • Wells Fargo’s 17-month nightmare
  • Britain’s most painful Brexit choice is all about trade
  • Buying bitcoin with a credit card just got harder


Selected headlines and bullets from Fox Business:

  • Stock market plunges, with Dow down a record 1,175 points in the Big Board’s biggest one-day drop
  • Stock market could drop by a third, Martin Feldstein warns
  • Bitcoin extends slide with a more than 10% fall
  • Oil nears one-month low, volatile equities keep investors jittery
  • Volatility is back as S&P 500 sinks 5% in 2 sessions
  • Fed’s Powell sworn in, greeted with market turbulence
  • How Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire can disrupt health care
  • Wells Fargo CEO: Fed punishment won’t stop loan growth
  • Sam’s Club adopting Amazon model as growth stalls?
  • Ex-Facebook, Google employees launch anti-tech campaign
  • Market selloff: How millennials should handle the volatility
  • Broadcom sweetens Qualcomm bid, calling it the final offer
  • Markets Right Now: Dow drops 1,175, biggest-ever point drop


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Today’s markets and stocks, at the closing bell…

S&P 500 2,648.94 -113.19(-4.10%)

Dow 30 24,345.75 -1,175.21(-4.60%)

Nasdaq 6,967.53 -273.42(-3.78%)

Russell 2000 1,491.09 -56.18(-3.63%)

Crude Oil 63.73 -1.72(-2.63%)

Gold 1,341.60 +4.30(+0.32%)

Silver 16.70 -0.01(-0.05%)

EUR/USD 1.239 -0.0067(-0.54%)

10-Yr Bond 2.79 -0.06(-2.10%)


Manufactured Housing Composite Value


Today’s Big Movers

For all the scores and highlights on tracked manufactured home connected stocks today, see the Bloomberg graphic, posted below.

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –

WaPo’s Heather Long makes several interesting points, as do the two videos from Fox Business, that follow.

Charlie Gasparino.

FISA memo impacting stock selloff?

There are the usual voices that say this is a time to ‘buy the dip,’ now that there is ‘more value’ in many stocks, precisely because the economic fundamentals are strong.  Time will tell…

…at 6:18 PM ET, the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ futures are all up.  It should be noted, as was said in the WaPo and Fox Business videos, that the fundamentals of the economy remain the same; solid.  The link to the recent FED report, is linked below.



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Trump Effect – 1 Year Election Impact on Manufactured Housing Connected Stocks, Part 2

Just the Facts – Trump Effect on Manufactured Home Connected Stocks, Part 1

NOTE: The chart below includes the Canadian stock, ECN, which purchased Triad Financial Services.

NOTE: The chart below covers a number of stocks NOT reflected in the Yahoo MHCV, shown above.

NOTE: Drew changed its name and trading symbol at the end of 2016 to Lippert (LCII).


Berkshire Hathaway is the parent company to Clayton Homes21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers.

LCI Industries, Patrick, UFPI and LP all supply manufactured housing.

AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses.

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