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Housing Starts ChartThis chart shows the year-over-year changes in Housing Starts, in relation to the S&P 500. Housing Starts measure construction starts for new houses, and is an important indicator for home manufacturers, as well as other housing-related companies. Housing makes up a considerable portion of US GDP, so is an important part of the data.
NOTE: Use the Legend link above the Housing Starts chart to display hidden values for New Home Sales and the CrystalBull Home Sales Index.