Housing Heats Up

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The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Jason Moser and Matt Koppenheffer dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

New-home sales hit their highest point in almost five years in May, rising 2.1% from the previous month. In other housing news, the Case-Shiller index of home prices in 10 major markets increased 1.8% in April. In this installment of Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and Jason Moser discuss how investors should analyze the housing market, and why bank stocks are the hidden winners.

With the American markets reaching new highs, investors and pundits alike are skeptical about future growth. They shouldn't be. Many global regions are still stuck in neutral, and their resurgence could result in windfall profits for select companies. A recent Motley Fool report, "3 Strong Buys for a Global Economic Recovery" outlines three companies that could take off when the global economy gains steam. Click here to read the full report!

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:14 and 2:45.

The article Housing Heats Up originally appeared on Fool.com.

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