The rise of consumer confidence to a four-year high and the stability of the inflation rate in April overshadowed the $2 billion trader loss at JPMorgan. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average nudged down 34.51 points, just over a quarter of a percent, to end the week at 12,820.53 The Nasdaq dropped 1/10th of a percent to 2,933.82, while the S&P lost -0.34 percent, to 1353.39. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +1.31 percent to close at 1095. Housing stocks we track closed mixed. Cavco Industries gained the most of stocks we follow, +3.59 percent, +1.74, to close at 50.24. Skyline Corp. fell the most of tracked stocks, declining -6.47 percent, -0.35, to end the trading day at 5.06. Affiliated Managers Group 106.75 +1.25 (+1.18%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 122,795 -155.00 (-0.13%). Champion, Liberty Homes, Deer Valley and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Drew Industries 27.13 -0.47 (-1.70%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 69.25 +0.15 (+0.22%). Louisiana Pacific Corp. 9.54 +0.11 (+1.17%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged again at 7.00. Sun Communities 43.47 -0.31 (-0.71%). Third Avenue Value Fund (5-10) 44.24 -0.04 (-0.09%). UMH Properties 11.09 -0.07 (-0.63%). Universal Forest Product 37.46 +0.25 (+0.67%).
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