In the news from CNNMoney: Yahoo sale nears end, Verizon in the lead. Skechers is having a terrible year. Will we get to see Mike Pense’s tax returns. Jeff Bezos richer than Warren Buffett. George Harrison estate angered the RNC used his music. Wonder Woman gets her own postage stamps. Chipotle profits down 82 percent following E. coli outbreak. NBA’s decision to yank the All Star game from Charlotte, NC will cost the city $100 million. Huge surge of Chinese ex-pats in U. S. Apple watch sales are down 55 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average nudged up +0.29 percent, +53.62 points, to close at 18,570.85.
The NASDAQ advanced more than the other two indices, +0.52 percent, +26.26 points to finish at 5,100.16.
The S&P 500 edged up +0.46 percent, +9.86 points, to end the week at 2,175.03.
Meanwhile, the Yahoo Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV) edged up +0.27 percent to end at 1392.4. More MH-related stocks closed up than down, or even. Universal Forest Products Inc. moved up more than other stocks,+5.59 percent as the top gainer, +5.56 points, to end the week at $105.48. NorthStar Realty Finance slipped the most of active tracked stocks, -1.16 percent, -0.15 to end the day at $12.81.
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG) $145.73 -0.21 (-0.14%).
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRKA) – parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers 216,805 +490. (+0.23%).
Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) $17.07 +0.34 (+2.03%).
Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) $101.26 +0.27 (+0.27%).
Deer Valley Corporation (OTCMKTS:DVLY) $0.47 0.00 (0.00%).
Drew Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DW) $90.51 +0.32 (+0.35%).
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) $80.83 +0.37 (+0.46%).
Killam Properties Inc. (TSE:KMP) $10.19 -0.18 (-1.74%). (Jan.6)
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) $20.36 +0.07 (+0.34%).
Nobility Homes Inc. (OTCMKTS:NOBH) $15.50 +0.50 (+3.33%)
Northstar Realty Finance Corp (NYSE:NRF) $12.81 -0.15 (-1.16%)
Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) $64.20 +0.33 (+0.52%).
Skyline Corporation (NYSE:SKY) $9.19 -0.04 (-0.43%).
Sun Communities Inc. (NYSE:SUI) $77.33 +1.48 (+1.95%).
Third Avenue Value Instl (OTCMKTS:TAVFX) $50.69 -0.17 (-0.33%).
UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) $12.31 0.00 (0.00%).
Universal Forest Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UFPI) $105.08 +5.56 (+5.59%). ##
(Graphic credit: CNNMoney)
Article submitted by Matthew J Silver to Daily Business News-MHProNews.