Tax Cuts, Phase 2? Plus MH Market UPdate$

CNNmoney3.14.2017ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsThe markets continue to digest the trade war talk.  Word is that the president will announce that economist Larry Kudlow will replace Gary Cohn, which if true, is an interesting signal.  Kudlow has opposed the tariffs, except as a negotiating move.

Tax cuts phase two was a topic today, what’s up with that plan?  That will be our spotlight 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 reports are found further below, just beyond the Manufactured Housing Composite Value for today.


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

S&P 500 2,728.12 +7.18(+0.26%)

Dow 30 24,884.12 +9.36(+0.04%)

Nasdaq 7,372.01 +41.30(+0.56%)

Russell 2000 1,562.20 +16.16(+1.04%)

Crude Oil 62.31 -0.26(-0.42%)

Gold 1,335.50 +15.60(+1.18%)

Silver 16.77 +0.36(+2.21%)

EUR/USD 1.2406 +0.0072(+0.58%)

10-Yr Bond 2.88 -0.00(-0.14%)


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 –

CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow is said to be poised to replace Gary Cohn, according to an array of sources across the left-right media divide.  As noted at the top, what makes the move relevant is that Kudlow is known to oppose tariffs in principle, with targeted exceptions, which could include using them as a negotiating tool.

MHProNews reported recently what the impact of those tariffs could be for the cost of a manufactured home, at the link below.

Experts Break Down Anticipated Cost$ of Tariffs on New Manufactured Homes

Many in the industry have embraced the notion of the tax cuts, which are already hitting most workers pay checks nationally.  What will the so-called phase two of the cuts cover?  It could include reforms to retire laws, and making some cuts permeant.  More details are in the video, below.


See Recent Exclusive 1 Year Snapshot of All Tracked Stocks

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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