Continuing concerns about the possibility of a Federal Reserve pullback on its bond-buying support of the economy has investors stepping back from the market, resulting in the three major indexes moving very little either way. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average nudged down -5.83 points, -0.04 percent, to close at 15,419.68. The Nasdaq edged up +0.27 percent, +9.84 points to end the day at 3,669.95, while the S&P moved down -0.12 percent, -1.95 points, to close at 1,689.47. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.83 percent to close at 965.1. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed or even, while Skyline Corp. gained the most of tracked stocks, +5.00 percent, +0.24 points, to end the day at 5.04. Patrick Industries, Inc. dropped the most of stocks we follow, falling -4.74 percent, -1.11, to end the day at 22.32. Affiliated Managers Group 178.08 -0.85 (-0.48%). Cavco Industries 54.18 +0.76 (+1.42%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 175,748 +648.00 (+0.37%). Drew Industries, Inc. 43.87 -0.19 (-0.43%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 37.16 -0.32 (-0.85%). Liberty Homes remained steady at 0.60, Louisiana Pacific Industries was unchanged at 16.93, Nobility Homes continued at 8.50. Palm Harbor Homes remained unchanged. Sun Communities, Inc. 47.00 -0.35 (-0.74%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Aug 9) 56.51 +0.16 (+0.28%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.78 -0.11 (-1.01%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 40.60 +0.27 (+0.67%).
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