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“Never a Better Time…Living the American Dream,” plus MH Market Update$

January 31st, 2018

CNNmoney1.31.2017ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsThis, in fact, is our new American moment. There has never been a better time to start living the American dream.” – President of the United States (POTUS) Donald J. Trump, was the left-of-center New York Times ‘quotation of the day.’

Quotes, facts, figures, and pictures can be worth a thousand words.  The featured image in our spotlight segment was the reaction of the Congressional Black Caucasus during the State Of The Union (SOTU) last night to the news that black unemployment was at the lowest level in recorded history.

Flash polls of viewers, other insights by the numbers, are found below – including viewer totals from the major TV networks.

If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline reports are found further below, just beyond the Manufactured Housing Composite Value for today.

 

The evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.

Part of this unique feature provides headlines – from both sides of the left-right media divide – that saves readers time, while underscoring topics that may be moving investors, which in turn move the markets.

Readers say this is also a useful quick-review tool that saves researchers time in getting a handle of the manufactured housing industry, through the lens of publicly-traded stocks connected with the manufactured home industry.

MH “Industry News, Tips and Views, Pros Can Use.” ©

Selected headlines and bullets from CNN Money:

  • Microsoft takes $13.8 billion charge from tax bill
  • Turbulence returns to the stock market
  • Users are spending less time on Facebook, stock falls 5%
  • Alan Greenspan: ‘We have a stock market bubble’
  • Trump’s first SOTU draws 46 million viewers
  • Are GE’s days on the Dow numbered?
  • Tyson, others accused of driving up chicken prices
  • I went to the movies 8 times. It cost me $10
  • The U.S. legal marijuana industry is booming
  • Suburban poor discover health care’s nowhere land
  • Older athletes are killing it

Selected headlines and bullets from Fox Business:

  • Facebook posts 61% rise in operating profit in the fourth quarter
  • Fed holds rates steady and sees ‘solid’ economic gains
  • Dow ends January with a rally, extends winning streak
  • Companies add 234,000 jobs in January, buttressing Trump claim
  • Wendy’s attacks McDonald’s in new Super Bowl ad
  • Dow notches 10th straight monthly gain in January
  • Retirement savings: Half of Americans still can’t cover essential expenses, study shows
  • Mnuchin cites tax cut’s economic benefits, countering Schumer
  • Quiksilver CEO missing at sea off the coast of France
  • 5 takeaways from Federal Reserve’s January meeting
  • Elon Musk has sold $8.75M worth of flamethrowers since Sunday
  • Super Bowl bonuses: What Patriots, Eagles players will earn
  • Strange Inheritance: Gong Show proves anything can end up in a warehouse in Queens

 

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

S&P 500 2,823.81 +1.38(+0.05%)

Dow 30 26,149.39 +72.50(+0.28%)

Nasdaq 7,411.48 +9.00(+0.12%)

Russell 2000 1,574.98 -7.83(-0.49%)

Crude Oil 64.77 +0.27(+0.42%)

Gold 1,348.30 +8.30(+0.62%)

Silver 17.31 +0.25(+1.48%)

EUR/USD 1.2411 +0.0008(+0.06%)

10-Yr Bond 2.72 -0.006(-0.22%)

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Manufactured Housing Composite Value

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Today’s Big Movers

For all the scores and highlights on tracked manufactured home connected stocks today, see the Bloomberg graphic, posted below.

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –

As we noted yesterday, there has been speculation that the pre-SOTU speech sell-off may have been given a nudge by some well known to manufactured housing, big money players’ announcement…

Buffett, Bezos – Time Announcement to Drop Market Ahead of SOTU? Plus MH Market Update$

Markets today bounced back, and even with the two day sell off finished ahead of any January since 2016.  The Trump market climb continues.

Per the Drudge Report, viewers with the major networks for last night’s State of the Union (SOTU) were as follows.

FOXNEWS DOMINATES STATE OF UNION
JAN 30 2018

FOXNEWS 11,500,000
NBC 7,100,000
CBS 7,000,000
ABC 5,400,000
FOX 3,600,000
CNN 3,100,000
MSNBC 2,700,000

Fox News stated during tonight’s ‘The Story,’ that theirs has been the highest rated State of the Union ever.

CBS News conducted a flash poll following the SOTU.  Conducted by YouGov, that poll produced the following results.

2018 State of the Union Survey
Sample 1,178 SOTU watchers
Conducted January 30, 2018
Margin of Error ±3.1%

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1. In general, did you approve or disapprove of the President’s speech tonight?
Asked of SOTU watchers

Approve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75%

Disapprove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%

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  1. Did the speech make you feel… (Check all that apply)

Asked of SOTU watchers

Proud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65%

Safer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35%

Scared . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

4% Angry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21%

 

  1. How much credit do you feel Donald Trump should get for the current state of the economy?

Asked of SOTU watchers

A lot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%

Some . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

A little . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%

Not much or none . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15%

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With some 90 percent of media coverage last year, per third party research, anti-Trump, to get this outcome is a possible indicator that the president’s personal approval polling will improve in the days ahead.

  1. Overall, do you favor or oppose the proposals you heard tonight on immigration?
    Asked of SOTU watchers

Favor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28%

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A significant number of Democrats approved of the speech.  That, and the optics – such as the photo below, may haunt Democrats at the November midterm elections.

The entire poll results, are found as a download, linked here.

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Reaction of the Congressional Black Caucus when POTUS Trump announces minority unemployment numbers are at record lows, starting with African American unemployment. The president also pointed out that wages are rising, and millions have received bonuses from companies that rewarded workers after the passage of the tax cuts and jobs act. Will stills and video clips like hurt Democrats at re-election time?

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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).

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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.

Your link to a recent round of industry praise for our coverage, is found here.

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