housing data

U.S. Housing Starts Dip But Remain at Solid Pace

U.S. homebuilders began work at a slower pace in January, though the level was still the third-highest since 2008. The pace of building was viewed as a sign of further strengthening in residential real estate.

This Week's Reports Could Keep the Rally in Check

Tuesday alone brings new reports on housing starts and permits and the latest policy statement from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Investors will also be contending with new- and existing-home sales, durable goods, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims this week.