Mutual Funds Weekly: These homeowners are putting a floor under house prices

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Stories resonating with MarketWatch readers this week include a look at what’s been keeping the U.S. housing market afloat. Unlike the real-estate bubble in the mid-2000s, price gains nowadays are largely due to yield-seeking investors buying homes they can rent. This is putting a floor under home prices — for now.

Also, read why investor sentiment is not yet bearish enough to trigger a meaningful rally, how gold is a good fit for your portfolio right now, what bear markets do to investors view of stocks, and how lower interest rates will affect your savings and spending.

— Jonathan Burton

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