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Iranian Oil Sanctions Depressed Production, Raised Tensions, Prices – plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

May 15th, 2019

CNNmone5.15.2019ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsIt’s another day of broadly improving stock prices, clawing back some of the drop earlier in the week tat were driven in part over the U.S. China trade impasse.  So we look tonight at a geo-political hotspot.  With the U.S. sending a carrier back toward the Persian Gulf, B52s repositioned, in the Middle East, and Patriot missiles among the well-publicized moves, let’s see what Kevin Brook had to say about the rising tensions and their impact on oil.


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Select bullets from CNN Money…

  • Big Tech’s call to action
  • Facebook, Twitter and others have signed a wide-ranging pledge to combat online extremism
  • A bombshell lawsuit could shrink 6% real estate commissions
  • LIVE UPDATES Stocks close higher for the second day in a row
  • ‘We could talk ourselves into a recession,’ one fed official says
  • Wells Fargo will need the United States’ blessing for its next CEO pick
  • Tim Hortons is adding Beyond Meat sausages to its menu
  • WeWork parent company continues spending spree with big real estate investment
  • Virtual kidnappings are rattling families across the US
  • Vanity Fair editor pushes back on Beto: ‘I mean, he did say it’
  • A truck without a cab and driver takes to the road in Sweden
  • By 2040, more than half of new cars will be electric
  • The new McLaren GT is a supercar designed for comfort and speed
  • Hershey’s is changing the look of its candy bar for the first time in history
  • SpaceX will launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space
  • Abigail Disney tells Congress companies must change the way they ‘practice capitalism’
  • ANALYSIS Why the US-China trade war won’t last
  • Is it safe to own Chinese stocks during the trade war?
  • China is under pressure to boost its economy as the trade war escalates
  • China trade war: Don’t bank on a rate cut unless things get really bad. Like bear market bad
  • US exporters scramble to figure out new tariffs
  • The trade war is coming at a terrible time for Boeing
  • The 737 Max does not appear close to flying again
  • Boeing reported zero new orders for jets in April
  • Tour company will be out millions without clarity on 737 Max

Select Bullets from Fox Business

  • Warren bashes OCC’s Otting over Wells Fargo CEO search oversight
  • AOC rips corporate stock buybacks, compares to a pyramid scheme
  • Stanley Black & Decker investing $90M to shift more Craftsman production back to US
  • Beyond Meat shares pop as another restaurant chain jumps on plant-based meat bandwagon
  • New York, California get ‘aggressive’ when residents try to flee high taxes
  • China’s economy lost momentum, even before Trump’s new tariffs
  • Steak ‘n Shake CEO says this 1 change to chain’s signature milkshakes could save $1M a year: report
  • Chuck Grassley slams Pentagon waste: A look at the outrageous purchases[overlay type]
  • Chuck Grassley slams Pentagon waste: A look at the outrageous purchases
  • Zion Williamson’s salary: How much the NBA rookie could earn
  • Melinda Gates reveals what she and husband Bill Gates do together to unwind
  • George Clooney says Arnold Schwarzenegger was paid ’20 times more’ for 1997’s ‘Batman & Robin’
  • New Orleans Pelicans season ticket sales surge after NBA Draft Lottery
  • Britney Spears considers canceling Las Vegas residency: How much money she could lose
  • Washington clinches top ranking in ‘best states’ 2019 list: report
  • California made $71M worth of unallowable Medicaid payments to dead people
  • Disney heiress slams bloated corporate pay: ‘It is simply unacceptable’
  • Adam Schiff lied and he needs to be held accountable: Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton
  • How to stop pesky robocalls and texts to your cell phone

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



Today’s Big Movers

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Oil impacts manufactured housing transport and other prices in the supply chain.  But more important than the cost of oil are threats to the energy markets that concerns of Iranian-backed sabotage, terror, and other belligerent or provocative moves represents.

As a Tehran-born immigrant, happy to be in the U.S., but concerned over what is happening in Iran – this issue is personal as well as professional.  More on that in the linked reports.

That said, here’s Fox Business’ interview with

ClearView Energy managing partner Kevin Book on the rising tensions between the United States and Iran.



Calls from Iran reflect a significant number of Iranians view CNN’s overseas broadcasts.  Where is the modern version of Voice of America for Iran?

Related Reports:

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Bloomberg Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

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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