“To Hell with Wall Street” said Steve Bannon, Helpful? Plus MH Market Updates

CNNmoney4.4.2018ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsFormer White House strategist and 2016 Trump Campaign team leader Steve Bannon “defended” President Trump’s trade moves in an…unusual way.  Saying, “To Hell with Wall Street.”  Hmmm…helpful? Bannon’s controversial comments will be our focus for tonight.

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Selected headlines and bullets from CNN Money:

  • Stocks surge back for big gain after plunging on China tariffs
  • US business to Trump: Don’t go through with China tariffs
  • US-China trade war fears: How bad could this get?
  • ‘We’ll get past this.’ Top economist on the market turmoil
  • NYSE trader: Don’t get emotional about the market
  • Why trade fears rattle stocks
  • China fires back with tariffs on US planes, cars and soybeans
  • Are we in a trade war yet?
  • US-China trade battle: How we got here
  • Ford Escape fails passenger crash test
  • Six key takeaways from the AT&T trial so far
  • Terms of Bill O’Reilly settlements revealed for first time
  • Sinclair producer in Nebraska resigns to protest ‘obvious bias’
  • Golf wins with Tiger Woods back at the Masters
  • Outrage. Disbelief. What women say about the UK gender pay gap
  • Travis Kalanick joins board of StyleSeat, a beauty startup
  • It’s time to hold Tesla to a higher standard
  • Finally, some good news for Tesla
  • How states are changing teacher pension plans
  • China’s bike-sharing competition heats up with Mobike sale
  • China is pumping $10 billion into Waldorf Astoria owner Anbang
  • Looking to buy your first home? Good luck with that
  • Where can I find no-risk investments?

Selected headlines and bullets from Fox Business:

  • Dow’s wild ride claws back 510 points to close higher
  • Blame China for unfair trade, not Trump: Larry Kudlow
  • Facebook says data breach affected up to 87M users
  • Facebook breach tip of iceberg: Missouri attorney general
  • Soybeans farmers ‘extremely frustrated’ over China tensions
  • Fight for $15 fast-food campaigns suffering funding cut?
  • Union says public filing reflects changing organizational strategy.
  • Amazon said to weigh bid for Indian e-commerce firm in talks with Walmart
  • This is how CFOs feel about the economy
  • Trump vs. Amazon: Kudlow says president trying to level retail playing field
  • Toys ‘R’ Us gift card holders face Bed Bath & Beyond deadline
  • Home prices on the rise: These cities are getting slammed
  • Boeing hopeful over US-China trade resolution
  • Homebuilder stocks: The bright spot in this market
  • NASA awards Lockheed Skunk Works $247.5M supersonic X-plane

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

S&P 500 2,644.69 +30.24(+1.16%)

Dow 30 24,264.30 +230.94(+0.96%)

Nasdaq 7,042.11 +100.83(+1.45%)

Russell 2000 1,531.66 +19.51(+1.29%)

Crude Oil 63.56 +0.05(+0.08%)

Gold 1,337.00 -0.30(-0.02%)

Silver 16.29 -0.10(-0.62%)

EUR/USD 1.228 +0.0011(+0.09%)

10-Yr Bond 2.79 +0.00(+0.14%)


Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV)


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 –

Steve Bannon is back.

Former President Donald J. Trump’s strategist and 2016 campaign CEO, had an inflammatory response on Wednesday to Wall Street’s concerns over Trump’s trade actions against China.

Ask the working people in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan about Wall Street. Wall Street supported and cheered on the export of their jobs. To hell with Wall Street if they don’t like it. Its time somebody stood up to them and Donald Trump is the perfect guy. Wall Street is always short term. Trump is trying to protect the beating heart of American capitalism — our innovation,” he told Reuters in a telephone interview.

Bannon and the Trump Administration has public sparks weeks ago over comments Bannon allegedly made to the author of the partially debunked anti-Trump book, Fire and Fury.  That was then.

It’s full throwdown. Trump has planned this out for a long time. He led with the smart things, forced technology transfers. It’s obvious the Chinese have no real response to this. I think they played completely into his hands. By putting tariffs on agricultural products and avoiding addressing the technology questions they’ve shown once again they consider us nothing more than a tributary state,” per CNBC.


This is the beating heart of American capitalism: Technology innovation that the Chinese have either stolen or forced American companies to turn over. Trump has signaled that those days are over,” Bannon said.

China has struck back with a similar level of tariffs to match those announced by the Trump administration.  While the markets are clearly nervous, Trump’s team and some observers insist that the U.S. holds the cards, because China hold so much U.S. debt, and won’t want to lose access to our markets with their hundreds of billions in trade deficits.

After decades of complaints, but no real action, this president is acting. The markets are turbulent. Stay tuned for the outcome.



Bonus Video – Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have A Dream

Remembering him on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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.

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