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PulteGroup, other housing stocks rise

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Housing stocks were among the best performers on Tuesday. The government reported that US builders in October started construction on more homes and apartments than in any other month since July 2008. PulteGroup’s stock rose 5.4 percent, while Lennar Corp. was up 3.5 percent and D.R. Horton Inc. gained 2.2 percent.

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