Wall Street takes a tiny breather after the Dow and S&P hit new records but more action in mergers and acquisitions helps keep things interesting.
From the planet's No. 1 cruise operator to a pair of homebuilders, here are some of the things that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
U.S. housing starts and building permits fell more than expected in May, suggesting the housing recovery will likely remain slow for a while.
However disguised, the goal is the same: concealing the tall cellphone towers that most Americans need but few want to see erected in their neighborhoods.
Americans increasingly prefer to live near the centers of cities, but fewer can now afford newly built homes in the walkable neighborhoods they desire.
Housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years, offering hope that the housing market could be stabilizing.
Housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist .
The U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma this spring: Too few people are selling homes, and too few buyers can afford the homes that are for sale.
U.S. factory activity accelerated for a second straight month in March as production rebounded, in the latest sign that winter's icy grip on the economy was loosening.
Stocks on Thursday reversed Wednesday's decline, suggesting investors may have overreacted to comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen that raised fears of an interest rate hike.
Lennar and KB Home are reporting better-than-expected results as real estate developers, but the party may be ending sooner than you think.
Here are some of the things that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders, a report shows.
Buying a new home in a new neighborhood can be great. But if you try to sell too soon, you'll be competing with newer homes, and that can be an expensive trap to escape.
Construction spending rose modestly in December to its highest level since March 2009, as data from last month showed growth in manufacturing cooled off significantly.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains that had pushed home building activity to multiyear highs.