“Sinister” or “Frighteningly Evil,” Says Stein, Bullet Dodged; Plus MH Market UPDate$


Economist Ben Stein says that “Democrats have no concept of US economy.”  The bullet dodged, and Stein’s take on economic developments will be tonight’s focus.

If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline reports are found further below, just beyond the Manufactured Housing Composite Value for today.



The evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.

Part of this unique feature provides headlines – from both sides of the left-right media divide – that saves 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.

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Selected headlines and bullets from CNN Money:

  • Hedge fund billionaire: 70% chance of recession before 2020 election
  • BlackRock has questions for gun companies after Florida massacre
  • Trump administration may impose tariffs on rubber bands
  • Trump administration wants more people to work for food stamps
  • Venezuelan refugee crisis hits Colombia
  • Breitbart’s presence diminishes at top conservative conference
  • A self-driving car’s worst nightmare
  • Airbnb adds fancier rental options and loyalty program
  • Angry Birds maker plummets 54% since IPO
  • Nasdaq wants to boot iced tea maker for taking advantage of bitcoin craze
  • Chevy Bolt named Best Small EV by Consumer Reports
  • 5 things you need to know about tax law, bonuses, raises
  • Margaret Brennan named host of CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’
  • The fight for Sharpie and Yankee Candle
  • Standard & Poor’s downgrades Gibson Guitars
  • Cryptojackers are hacking websites to mine cryptocurrencies
  • Should I pay off my student loan debt early if I can?
  • H&M responds to claim they used Chinese prison labor
  • The opioid crisis is draining America’s workforce
  • Amazon hits $1,500 for the first time ever
  • Ford’s president of North America is out over ‘inappropriate behavior’
  • Bill Gates flunks Ellen’s grocery shopping challenge


Selected headlines and bullets from Fox Business:

  • Why gold stocks will go ‘ballistic’: Think of interest rates
  • Amazon deal with Whole Foods squeezing local suppliers
  • SEC seeks to revive IPO market with deregulatory push: report
  • Stocks rise as rate hike jitters subside
  • Florida shooting: ‘Shock and sadness’ from biggest gun maker
  • Kids need teachers to have guns, weapons advocate says
  • Crude oil rallies on surprise drop in US stockpiles
  • Ford F-150 wins top truck, Tesla is best American brand in Consumer Reports rankings
  • Gwyneth Paltrow invests in a plus-size clothing line
  • Kylie Jenner tweet tanks Snap shares, erases $1B+ in stock value
  • Airbnb launches ‘Plus’ premium rental service
  • Millennials boosting this $126B industry?
  • Google: Heart risk detected in artificial intelligence eye scan
  • Will Baker Hughes rescue General Electric?
  • Exxon may soon operate largest US crude refinery: report
  • Brexit could curb US exports to Great Britain
  • UPS partners with Workhorse to build electric delivery vans
  • 5 most admired tech titans, according to their employees


ICYMI – for those not familiar with the “Full Measure,” ‘left-right’ media chart, please click here

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

S&P 500 2,703.96 +2.63(+0.10%)

Dow 30 24,962.48 +164.70(+0.66%)

Nasdaq 7,210.09 -8.14(-0.11%)

Russell 2000 1,529.99 -1.85(-0.12%)

Crude Oil 62.65 -0.12(-0.19%)

Gold 1,333.90 +1.20(+0.09%)

Silver 16.60 +0.01(+0.08%)

EUR/USD 1.2332 +0.0003(+0.02%)

10-Yr Bond 2.92 -0.03(-0.88%)


Manufactured Housing Composite Value


Today’s Big Movers

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

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –

With Stein, it’s not personal.

Economist and ‘The Capitalist Code’ author Ben Stein says the Democratic Party leadership does not fully understand how the American economy works.  He reacts in this video to comments from Democratic icons Nancy Pelosi and Elizabeth Warren.


With former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), its academic. He sounds off on just how close America came to disaster if Hillary Clinton had won the election.

Both videos tonight are from right-of-center Fox Business.


See Recent Exclusive 1 Year Snapshot of All Tracked Stocks

Profitable Insight$ – POTU$ Trump Effect on MH Stock$ at 1 Year, Part 4

Suppliers LPX, Patrick, Manufactured Home Builders Nobility, Skyline Homes – the Trump Effect on MH Stocks, Markets Part 3

Trump Effect – 1 Year Election Impact on Manufactured Housing Connected Stocks, Part 2

Just the Facts – Trump Effect on Manufactured Home Connected Stocks, Part 1

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.

Your link to a recent round of industry praise for our coverage, is found here.

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