In the news from CNNMoney: Gold is shining the most since 1986. U. S. economy adds 215,000 jobs in March, as unemployment rises to five percent. Anbang withdraws $14 billion offer for Starwood, leaving Marriott with the top bid to become the largest hotel chain in the world. Saudi prince to build $2 trillion investment fund to move Saudi away from oil reliance. Former NBA player bringing free solar power to low income residents in Washington, D. C. Ten thousand millionaires left France last year. China strengthening grip on internet.
On the Big Board:
The Dow Jones Industrial Average inched up +0.61 percent, +107.66 points to end the day at 17,792.75.
The NASDAQ advanced more than the Dow or S&P, +0.92 percent, +44.69 points to close at 4,914.54.
The S&P 500 nudged up +0.63 percent, +13.04 points, to end the day at 2,072.78.
Meanwhile, the Yahoo Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV) moved up +1.42 percent to finish at 1280.3. Active MH-related stocks closed mixed or even in today’s trading, with Louisiana Pacific moved up +1.81 percent, leading the stocks we track, +0.31 points, to end the day at $17.34. Skyline Corp. fell -3.89 percent, the most of active tracked stocks, -0.36 points, to close at $91.89.
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG) $163.89 +1.49 (+0.92%).
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) – parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers – $215,740.00 +2,290.00 (+1.07%).
Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) $16.99 +0.11 (+0.65%).
Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) $93.20 -0.26 (-0.28%).
Deer Valley Corporation (OTCMKTS:DVLY) $ 0.61 0.00 (0.00%).
Drew Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DW) $63.89 -0.57 (-0.88%).
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) $72.70 -0.03 (-0.04%).
Killam Properties Inc. (TSE:KMP) $10.19 -0.18 (-1.74%). (Jan.6)
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) $17.34 +0.31 (+1.81%).
Nobility Homes Inc. (OTCMKTS:NOBH) $14.00 0.00 (0.00%)
Northstar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) $12.96 -0.16 (-1.22 %)
Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) $45.92 +0.53 (+1.17%).
Skyline Corporation (NYSE:SKY) $8.90 -0.36 (-3.89%).
Sun Communities Inc. (NYSE:SUI) $71.75 +0.14 (+0.20%).
Third Avenue Value Instl (OTCMKTS:TAVFX) $48.45 +0.07 (+0.14%)
UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) $9.93 +0.01 (+0.10%).
Universal Forest Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UFPI) $87.16 +1.34 (+1.56%). ##
(Graphic credit: CNNMoney) ##
Article submitted by Matthew J. Silver to Daily Business News-MHProNews.