Signs China’s Weakening in Trade Tiff with U.S.? Plus MH Market Updates

CNNmoney7.31.2018ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsRumors of U.S.-China trade talks was enough to stir soybean prices higher,” per Farm Futures. As thousands of MHPros know, much of the manufactured home industry revolves around rural sales.  Among those are to farmers and their workers. So, while there’s chatter both for-and-against the Trump Administration tariffs strategy, there also seems to be more movement on trade.  First, last week from the EU, and now…from China?


That will be our focus for tonight.

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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Select bullets from CNN Money…

  • The $4.5 trillion experiment rattling markets
  • Facebook takes down suspected Russian network of pages
  • Why gold is plunging despite market volatility
  • The GDP report was great. Now what?
  • Place your bets: The NBA just struck a deal with a casino
  • Americans are rushing to invest in Switzerland
  • US suspends trade benefit for Rwanda over used clothing
  • Amazon HQ2 bid is already paying off for some cities
  • Half of the group behind Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga is for sale. Who will bite?
  • Interest rates are going up. Here’s what to do
  • Uber shuts down its self-driving truck unit
  • Apple is within striking distance of $1,000,000,000,000
  • Russia dumped 84% of its American debt. Here’s what that means
  • Sony is cashing in on its big stake in Spotify
  • The company that unveiled a $2 million electric car also makes one for $11,000
  • Les Moonves remains atop CBS — for now
  • CBS board will hire outside counsel to investigate Moonves allegations
  • Colbert on Moonves: ‘Accountability is meaningless, unless it’s for everybody’
  • The ‘catastrophic’ possibilities of a messy Brexit
  • Tyson says tariffs and meat glut are eating into its profit
  • Dunkin’ Donuts has its first gluten-free item
  • How Ronan Farrow keeps landing bombshells
  • New push to study tech addiction’s effect on kids
  • How CBS reported on the Les Moonves and ’60 Minutes’ allegations
  • California’s top court rules workers must be paid for off-the-clock tasks
  • BMW is hiking the prices of American-made SUVs in China
  • ‘Happy with tariffs’: Steel industry emerges as trade war winner
  • Why Amazon’s facial recognition software is attracting controversy
  • Deutsche Bank shifts key business away from London

Select Bullets from Fox Business

  • Workers see biggest pay increase in nearly a decade
  • Stocks gain momentum following report China and US considering trade talks
  • Oil prices drop on oversupply concerns
  • These American states are drowning in ‘irretrievable’ debt
  • Apple reports higher iPhone prices, boosting profit
  • Exclusive: CBS chief Moonves, facing sexual misconduct probe, plans to answer analyst questions
  • Kroger will no longer accept Visa credit cards
  • Here’s why fewer young people are going into construction
  • Naked Brand stock pops after striking Heidi Klum CVS deal
  • Everything you need to know about the capital gains tax cut
  • Why millennials prefer cash investments over stocks
  • Bank warns of impending market crash
  • New York state shuts down child’s lemonade stand
  • Auto sales bracing for July cooldown, analysts say
  • Chipotle food safety scare spooks investors
  • Facebook doing ‘a lot’ to manage privacy scandals: Palo Alto Networks executive
  • Facebook suspends accounts engaged in ‘inauthentic’ political activity
  • Uber, Google co-founder and others may have flying cars available by the 2020s
  • Teen makes a fortune hacking Google and Facebook legally
  • Tesla sells limited-edition $1,500 surfboard, hits eBay for $4K

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



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 –


Stocks were higher Tuesday, gaining momentum after a Bloomberg report that China and the are pursuing talks to try to quell the spreading tariffs brawl.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 108.36 points, or 0.43%, to 25,415.19. The S&P 500 rose 13.69 points, closing at 2,816.29. The Nasdaq Composite was up 41.79 points at 7,671.79,” noted Fox Business.


The video reflects some of the growing signs that a deal may be in the early stages of taking place.

No doubt, this has been more of a roller coaster in 2018 for the markets than 2017.  But as the president said recently, the markets are now playing “with the bank’s money.”  If there is a time to fight back on these trade abuses, as our market is growing, isn’t now the best time in a decades?


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 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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