Beazer Homes USA Inc
Homebuilders note momentum pause as buyers digest rate increases
The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Sentiment Index came in at 58—the highest reading since July 2005, and only the third time since the bust that more homebuilders considered conditions to be more “good” than “poor.”
Why credit is still easing but subprime is gone from the banks
Credit eased during the quarter, but it was primarily associated with commercial real estate and commercial or industrial lending.
Homebuilder sentiment dips as traffic slows and shutdown persists
Builders noted the shutdown and the impending debt ceiling have depressed consumer confidence, and this is flowing through to traffic.
Positioning Your Portfolio in the Rising Rate Environment
Sectors with companies that usually have a high level of debt such as utilities and telecommunications are the most affected by rate hikes.
What Does the Future Hold for Mortgage REITs?
US markets and investors might have taken the Fed’s interest rate hike positively, but it’s important to explore the future outlook of mortgage REITs.
The Fed maintains its QE policy but warns not to expect QE4EVA
The Fed made no changes at its October meeting. Given that it chose not to taper at the September meeting and the shutdown, no one was really surprised.
Why Beazer Homes is feeling an increase in rates and prices
Beazer Homes is a geographically diverse homebuilder that focuses on lower price points Beazer is a homebuilder with a focus on the Southeast, the East, and the West. Its product focus is on the entry-level and first-time move-up homebuyer. Its market niche is in energy-efficient homes and flexible floor plans. Beazer is similar to KB […]