20.11.2008 - If the home builders are nervous, what does that mean for the rest of us?
From Businessweek.com: The builders are about as pessimistic as they’ve ever been. Yesterday, we learned that the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, which tracks builder sentiment, fell to a record low of 9 in November (sinking from an already low 14 in October). Today we found out that housing starts fell 4.5% in October and even more concerning, single-family home building permits plummeted 14.5%, meaning that we’ll see an even more significant drop in housing starts in coming months..... Full Article: Source