Housing gives stocks a little boost – 4/19/11


Government data on housing starts came in stronger than expected, which gave stock prices a boost on Tuesday, although that was tempered by weakness in the banking sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 65 points, or 0.5%, to 12,2167. Broadcasting stocks also advanced.
The RBR Radio Index was up 4.629, or 1.2%, to 391.815.

The TVBR Television Index was up 0.453, or 0.2%, to 256.383.



Radio One, up 15.1%
Entravision, up 4.4%
Westwood, up 4%

CC Media, down 6.7%
Saga, down 4.8%
LIN, down 1.6%