Trump Anti-Trust – Anti-Monopoly – Actions – Reading the Tea Leaves, Plus MH Market Updates

CNNmoney2.13.2017ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsLiz Clayman and FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino say that even businesses outside of those directly involved are closely watching the Trump Administration’s Department of Justice (DOJ), as they are preparing regulatory decisions on Comcast-NBCUniversal merger, and the AT&T Time Warner merger deals.  Omaha, Knoxville, are you watching too?  That will be our spotlight tonight, following the bulk of tonight’s data.

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:

  • This number shows just how much Trump has cracked down on trade
  • Calls for paid family leave are getting louder
  • What men need to know about working with women
  • Rolls-Royce names its first SUV after a diamond
  • Experts are urging Americans to refinance in 2018 (Content by LendingTree)
  • IBM and Microsoft battle over top workplace diversity exec
  • Can a new president halt South Africa’s decline?
  • White House wants to deliver food to the poor, Blue Apron-style
  • Cape Town business owners fear water taps running dry
  • One of the world’s oldest gunmakers says it will file for bankruptcy
  • Hulu’s been a breakout success. It also lost $920 million last year
  • Venezuela oil production is plummeting
  • Billionaire South Korean boss jailed for bribery


Selected headlines and bullets from Fox Business:

  • Trump administration weighing gas tax hike to pay for $1.5T infrastructure revamp
  • Trump: US trade strategy’s intent is to create jobs
  • Stocks climb for third straight day as investors await inflation data
  • Paul Ryan: US military is deteriorating and hollowed out
  • Trump triggers IRS cut of 298 tax regulations
  • Chipotle taps Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol as new top executive
  • Trump plans to replace food stamps: Here’s how
  • Trump’s ISS privatization idea balked by astronauts
  • Is inflation accelerating as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track
  • Paul Ryan calls out John McCain for torpedoing ObamaCare repeal: Exclusive
  • Why Trump may be the savior of the newspaper industry
  • The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post enjoyed increased paid circulation in 2017 as they battled to break stories about the White House.
  • Harley CEO asks investors for patience as sales, stock slide
  • Gunmaker Remington to file for bankruptcy
  • Peyton Manning will drive Daytona 500 pace car
  • Amazon sends medical stocks plummeting on report of new health care effort
  • Puerto Rico: Desolation lingers months after Irma and Maria
  • Burger wars in Japan? McDonald’s, Burger King plan massive store openings


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

Manufactured Housing Composite Value

S&P 500 2,662.94 +6.94(+0.26%)

Dow 30 24,640.45 +39.18(+0.16%)

Nasdaq 7,013.51 +31.55(+0.45%)

Russell 2000 1,494.95 +3.97(+0.27%)

Crude Oil 59.04 -0.15(-0.25%)

Gold 1,334.80 +4.40(+0.33%)

Silver 16.59 +0.06(+0.38%)

EUR/USD 1.2353 +0.0004(+0.03%)

10-Yr Bond 2.84 -0.017(-0.60%)


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 –

Is there a POTUS Trump DOJ Anti-Trust Move Ahead?

The Trump Administration has signaled a number of times that they are serious about mergers and acquisitions that could  prohibit some deals.  But could the Trump DOJ also be looking to break up operations that fail to meet certain standards?  Others are reading the tea leaves, if you’re reading this, you must be a tea-leave reader too.


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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.

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