The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Andy Cross dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
In today's installment, housing had its best year since 2006 last year, and retailers such as Home Depot and Lowe's are showing it in their sales growth. Meanwhile, Martha Stewart and her brand, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia , just had their worst day of 2013. These stories, plus today's biggest movers, and two stocks we'll be following closely this week.
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