Noteworthy headlines on CNNMoney – Berlin Christmas market attack: ISIS claims responsibility. Russian “methbot” fraud steals $180M in ads. Orlando victims sue Facebook, Google, Twitter. GM cutting 1,300 jobs at only plant inside Detroit.
Some bullets from MarketWatch – The next target for the S&P 500 is 2,350. More signs the apartment boom may be fizzling. More borrowers are losing Social Security benefits over old student loans. EU accuses Facebook of providing “misleading” information about WhatsApp deal.
Oil up 0.47%. Gold down 0.77.
Three Major U.S. Market Tickers and closing numbers at the bell today…
S&P 500 2,270.76 8.23 (0.36%)
Dow JIA 19,974.62 91.56 (0.46%).
Nasdaq 5,483.94 26.50 (0.49%).
The MH Industry – Today’s Risers and Sliders
The top two gainers for the day were Skyline Corp. (SKY) and Patrick Industries Inc. (PATK). The top two sliders for the day were The Carlyle Croup (CG) and Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS). Killam and Deer Valley held steady today, as the stocks are only being bought/sold periodically. (Notice: ALWAYS look at the date on the Bloomberg chart below, as some stocks aren’t traded daily, etc.).
Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV) Ticker
Note: the chart below covers a number of stocks NOT reflected in the Yahoo MHCV, shown above.
Berkshire Hathaway is the parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers. Drew, Patrick, UFPI and LP all supply manufactured housing, while AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses. ##
(Image credits are as shown above.)
Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.