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Dow Closes Worst Year since 2008

December 31st, 2015

stock_report_Dec._31In the news from CNNMoney: Nearly 70 percent of investors lost money in 2015. AT&T getting rid of two-year contracts. Oil dropped three percent to just below $36.50/bbl. BBC hit with cyberattack. Servers at Brooklyn restaurant will receive $27/hr, no tips. George Lucas apologizes for comparing Disney to ‘white slavers.’

Meanwhile, the Yahoo Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV) fell -3.13 percent to end the year at $1130. Tracked stocks close mixed or even with more tracked stocks losing than gaining. Patrick Industries advanced the most of stocks we follow, +0.98 percent, +0.41 points, to close at $43.50. After skyrocketing 31.58 percent in yesterday’s session, Skyline lost -5.18 percent, -0.1942 points, to end the year at $3.56.

On the Big Board:

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, down -2.2 percent on the year, lost -1.02 percent in today’s trading, -177.84 points, to end the day at 17,425.03.

The NASDAQ, up +5.7 percent on the year, fell more than the other two major indices, losing -1.15 percent, -58.44 points, to finish the year at 5,007.41.

The S&P 500, down -0.7 percent for the year, moved down -0.94 percent to end the year, -19.42 points, to close at 2,043.94.

As of 4 PM ET, CNNMoney Finance tells MHProNews:

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG) $159.76 -0.98 (-0.61%).

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) – parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers – $197,800. -2,281.00 (-1.14%).

Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) $15.62 0.00 (0.00%).

Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) $83.31 -1.68 (-1.98%).

Deer Valley Corporation (OTCMKTS:DVLY) $0.69 0.00 (0.00%).

Drew Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DW) $60.89 -0.93 (-1.50%).

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) $66.67 -0.06 (-0.09 %).

Killam Properties Inc. (TSE:KMP) $10.51 -0.10 (-0.94%).

Liberty Homes, Inc. (OTCMKTS:LIBHA) $0.02 0.00 (0.00%).

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) $18.01 -0.21 (-1.15%).

Nobility Homes Inc. (OTCMKTS:NOBH) $12.10 -0.01 (-0.08%)

Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) $43.50 +0.41 (+0.95%).

Skyline Corporation (NYSE:SKY) $3.56 -0.1942 (-5.18%).

Sun Communities Inc. (NYSE:SUI) $68.53 -0.79 (-1.14%).

Third Avenue Value Instl (OTCMKTS:TAVFX) $48.05 -0.19 (-0.39%).

UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) $10.12 -0.10 (-0.98%).

Universal Forest Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UFPI) 68.37 -0.04 (-0.06%). ##

(Graphic credit: CNNMoney)

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