National Housing Conference CEO David Dworkin, Economic Impact of Partial Federal Shutdown, Plus MH Market Updates

CNNmoney1.15.2019ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsBroader markets rose today, as did many of the manufactured housing industry tracked stocks. But among the more talked-about issues by investment watchers and business sites this afternoon are the growing concerns that the partial federal shutdown will have more of an economic impact than was initially thought. That will be our market focus this evening.


If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline report is found further belowafter the newsmaker bullets and major indexes closing tickers.

The evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.  Headlines – at home and abroad – often move the markets.  So, this is an example of “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory-built housing.” ©

Part of this unique evening feature provides headlines – from both sides of the left-right media divide – which saves busy readers time, while underscoring topics that may be moving investors, which in turn move the markets.

Readers say this is also a useful quick-review tool that saves researchers time in getting a handle of the manufactured housing industry, through the lens of publicly-traded stocks connected with the manufactured home industry.

This is an exclusive evening or nightly example of MH “Industry News, Tips and Views, Pros Can Use.” © It is fascinating to see just how similar, and different, these two lists of headlines can be.

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



Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV)



Today’s Big Movers

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

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –



There are now voices, including within the Trump Administration, that believe that the partial federal shutdown will have roughly double the economic drag as was first believed.

A discussion of some of that topic is found in the Fox Business video, posted below.


At the core of this is still a battle over the border, barriers, and immigration policy.

There is no doubt short term pain for a growing number of citizens.  At the same time, how is that balanced over the long-term pain experienced by millions?  This debate won’t end soon, that’s obvious.  Some related reports can be accessed for more insights via the linked text/image boxes below.

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Bloomberg Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

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 Homes, 21st 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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