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Share of First-Time Home Buyers Lowest in 27 Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 3, 2014 -- First-time buyers have accounted for the smallest portion of home sales in 27 years this year, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Stifel Nicolaus Praises Mohawk's Performance   Full Article
New York, NY, Nov. 3, 2014 -- Analyst Stifel Nicolaus says it continues to recommend the stock of Mohawk Industries with a "buy" rating as Mohawk "continues to execute in a very impressive manner given the slower demand environment across the globe."

Manufacturing Expands at Faster Pace in October   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, Nov. 3, 2014 -- U.S. manufacturers expanded at a faster rate in October, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Construction Spending Dips in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 3, 2014 -- U.S. construction spending fell for a second consecutive month in September, according to the Commerce Department.

Mannington Mills Announces Another $50-million LVT Expansion   Full Article
Salem, NJ – October 30, 2014 – During a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its expanded manufacturing facility in Madison, Ga., Mannington Mills announced plans for an additional $50-million expansion.

Mohawk Reports Higher Earnings, Sales in Quarter   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries reported third quarter net earnings of $151 million and earnings per share of $2.06.

Tarkett Acquires Carpet Maker Desso   Full Article
Paris, France, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Tarkett has acquired Dutch carpet maker Desso from Bencis Capital Partners.

Consumer Sentiment Highest in Over Seven Years   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 31, 2014 -- U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level in more than seven years, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Consumer Spending Declines in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 31, 2014 -- U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, according to the Commerce Department.

Chicago PMI Highest in a Year   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Oct. 31, 2014 -- The Chicago PMI rose to a one-year high in October.