Homebuilder index only report today
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Homebuilder data is the only economic report on today's economic calendar.
The National Association of Home Builders will release its sentiment index at 10 a.m. ET. Economists expect a reading of 47, up from 46 in November. A strong number could lift homebuilder stocks, while a weak result could hurt sentiment toward the sector.
Another big event occurs after the bell when software giant Oracle reports quarterly earnings.
Range trade in homebuilder ETF
July 18, 2014
A large trade is combining stock and options in looking for shares of the SPDR Homebuilders Fund to remain range-bound in coming months.
Volatility play in homebuilder ETF
July 1, 2014
The SPDR Homebuilders Fund is at its highest level since early April, and one large trader is focused on volatility through the end of the year.