Weak demand, income blamed for limping home sales
UPDATE: Housing starts thaw a bit in March after February freeze
MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Flirt With Record Levels On Better-than-feared Earnings
Home-Builder Confidence Rises Sharply in April
UPDATE: U.S. stocks advance on robust earnings
UPDATE: Whirlpool bathtubs are losing out in new homes
Just as the economic outlook was not as rosy as perceived a few months ago, it's not as dire as the data suggested this week, writes Morningstar's Bob Johnson.