Citigroup announced better-than-expected earnings, which helped boost the broader stock market.
Home construction rose 10.5 percent in August from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 598,000, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That's the highest level since April.
Home construction in June reached its lowest level since October, 2009. That, plus potential new foreclosures, could negatively impact the housing industry across the US.
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US home construction plunges in May after government incentives end, indicating the economic recovery won't be helped by the housing industry.
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