The Dow lost 94.57 points to close at 12,385.16 on concerns about the European debt crisis and the U.S. debt ceiling, as several housing stocks closed down. The Manufactured Housing Composite gained .11 percent to end the day at 1052.70. Nobility Homes gained 6.51 percent. Meanwhile, MSCI lost 1.80 percent, Sun Communities fell 1.07 percent, Skyline Corporation dropped .62 percent, Cavco Industries lost .51 percent, and ELS fell .44 percent. Deer Valley and Palm Harbor Homes closed flat.
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