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Talking Heads Melt Down, Stocks Rise, DoJ Statement, Bannon Says Look More at China, plus MH Market Updates

July 17th, 2018

CNNmoney7.17.2018ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsThe Dow is continuing to recover, and other markets also rose today.  But for those who tuned into much of the hypertexturing media coverage since the US-Russia Summit in Helsinki yesterday, one could be left with the impression that the world was about to come to an end.  Far from it. With geo-politics driving much of the markets this year, that will be our spotlight report this evening.


If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline report is found further below.


The ever evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.  It’s an example of “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory-built housing.” ©

It just makes sense. Because like it or not, what moves the markets effects manufactured housing too.

Part of this unique business-daily 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.

This is an exclusive evening or nightly example of MH “Industry News, Tips and Views, Pros Can Use.” ©  It is fascinating to see just how similar, and different, these two lists of headlines can be.

Want to know more about the left-right media divide from third party research?  ICYMI – for those not familiar with the “Full Measure,” ‘left-center-right’ media chart, please click here.



Full Measure’s Sharyl Attiksson’s media bias chart is useful in sorting out the agendas behind various headlines and news sources.

Select bullets from CNN Money…

  • ·        CEOs are dumping stock in their companies. Here’s what that means
  • ·        nvestors should breathe easy — for now
  • ·        Amazon’s Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches
  • ·        Analysis: Netflix wants to be the future of TV. It isn’t there yet
  • ·        Netflix has its first hits in India. It needs a lot more
  • ·        EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy
  • ·        Goldman Sachs names David Solomon as next CEO


  • ·        The new CEO of Goldman Sachs is a part-time electronic dance DJ
  • ·        Judge vacates order requiring Los Angeles Times to alter published story
  • ·        Will Uber’s CEO still be able to save the brand’s image?
  • ·        Trump finds few defenders as news media covers his ‘betrayal’
  • ·        Will Elon Musk’s antics hurt his businesses?
  • ·        Warren Buffett gives $3.4 billion to charity
  • ·        Jeff Bezos is now worth more than Bill Gates and Larry Page combined
  • ·        Fed’s Powell: Best way forward is to keep raising rates
  • ·        With the Jaguar I-Pace, electric SUVs are off to a great start
  • ·        Corona’s parent sharpens pitch to Hispanic drinkers


  • ·        Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more
  • ·        hy Bank of America branches are disappearing
  • ·        Amazon’s Prime Day outages trip up shoppers
  • ·        Why oil prices are suddenly tanking
  • ·        News outlets rally around LA Times after judge’s controversial order
  • ·        Former oil CEO charged with exchanging corporate favors for personal loans
  • ·        ‘Helsinki has frozen over’: Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit
  • ·        The best stock this year isn’t Netflix. It’s…
  • ·        Wall Street’s $6.3 trillion man is worried about a trade war
  • ·        This could be the Rolls-Royce of flying taxis
  • ·        What your Venmo transactions say about you
  • ·        Uber is under a federal investigation for gender discrimination

Select Bullets from Fox Business

·        Tax cuts 2.0: What we know so far
·        Rep. Brady: We would like to vote on a new tax bill by September
·        Walmart mulls video streaming service to rival Netflix, Amazon: report
·        Banking analyst predicts next bubble about to burst
·        Nasdaq hits fresh record as investors confirm love for tech
·        Key retirement changes to watch for
·        Papa John’s founder alleges extortion, says he shouldn’t have resigned
·        MLB All-Star Game bonuses: What winning players will earn
·        Why Amazon is the ‘Roman Empire’ of the retail world

·        Microsoft CEO calls for AI regulation of facial recognition technology
·        Fed’s Powell: ‘Several years’ of strong jobs, low inflation still ahead
·        Rolls Royce designing its first flying taxi

·        ESPN to broadcast an eSports competition with a $1.4M prize
·        Trump has firm grip on Republicans, while Democrats become more divided: Varney
·        Walmart, Microsoft take aim at Amazon with cloud tech
·        How much will Microsoft’s pivot to the cloud boost quarterly earnings?
·        This Under-the-Radar Ancillary Marijuana Stock Just Reported a Near-Tripling in Q3 Sales
·        This ancillary pot stock offers plenty of potential, but industry maturation is sorely needed.
·        Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit
·        Markets Right Now: After an early wobble, stocks turn higher


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



Today’s Big Movers

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

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –


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Much of the mainstream media reporting, including several on both sides of the political aisle – even several on sources like Fox News – could leave one with the impression that President Donald J. Trump “committed treason.”

What?  Didn’t President Barack Obama say less than 2 years ago that there was limited value or no use to even trying to get Russian President Vladimir Putin to admit that they meddled in the 2016 election?  Who’s watch did the meddling take place on? Rephrased, hypocrisy and a lack of clear-headed analysis were on full display in roughly the last 30 hours.

The key fact being overshadowed is what Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigator’s obtained a grand jury indictment of 12 Russians revealed.

In a release to the Daily Business News on MHProNews, the DoJ headline read as follows.

Grand Jury Indicts 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking Offenses Related to the 2016 Election.”

The last 3 paragraphs of the DoJ press release begin the key point for Americans to consider.


There is no allegation in the indictment that any American was a knowing participant in the alleged unlawful activity or knew they were communicating with Russian intelligence officers. There is no allegation in the indictment that the charged conduct altered the vote count or changed the outcome of the 2016 election,” stated the DoJ release.

Rephrased, there was no collusion or allegation of a criminal tie in between the Trump campaign and these alleged Russian offenders.

The DoJ also said, “Everyone charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court. At trial, prosecutors must introduce credible evidence that is sufficient to prove each defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, to the unanimous satisfaction of a jury of twelve citizens.

This case was investigated with the help of the FBI’s cyber teams in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and San Francisco and the National Security Division. The Special Counsel’s investigation is ongoing. There will be no comments from the Special Counsel at this time.”

With that backdrop, CNBC will be doing an interview with former Presidential adviser Steve Bannon. Readers may recall that the president distanced himself from Bannon, after some odd statements in the aftermath of one of the anti-Trump books that Bannon was commenting on at the time.

But that was then, and now Bannon is giving a full-throated defense of the president. He said that the greater threat is China, not Russia.

Per CNBC,President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon said Tuesday that Trump needs to end the Cold War on “our terms,” a day after the president appeared with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Finland.”

POTUS knows he needs to end the Cold War on our terms, and unite the West against the rise of a totalitarian China,” Bannon told CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

The reality is that the Russia, China, the U.S., England, France, Israel, Iran, North Korea and on down the list of nations meddle in the internal affairs of other countries.  Each of those nations, and dozens of others, have done so for years. This is a sad display of a lack of understanding of history and political realities.

The strengthening of NATO that is being brought about by President Trump’s leadership is clearly aimed against Russia.  President Putin no doubt understands that reality. U.S. voters should too. “We Provide, You Decide.”  © 


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.

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