Housing Recovery Helps Home-Improvement Firms Avoid Retail Blues
Housing Recovery Helps Home-Improvement Firms Avoid Retail Blues--Update
Stocks: A Rare Bright Light in Retailing -- WSJ
Despite the slowness of the recovery, it has been relatively long-lived, especially compared with recoveries of the '50s and early '60s.
Many U.S. metrics took a rest this week, even while the S&P hit a new high and bullish sentiment picks up about the economy.
Only one-third of American home values have recovered pre-recession peaks