2 Home Improvement Stocks to Buy in September, 2 to Avoid

A substantial rise in new-home purchases, and the growing popularity of DIY and smart home technologies, have contributed significantly to the growth of the home improvement industry. So, we think fundamentally strong stocks in this space, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) and Mohawk Industries (MHK), are worth betting on now. Conversely, Home Depot (HD) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) don’t look well-positioned to capitalize on the industry tailwinds. Their bleak financials make the stocks of these two companies best avoided now. Read on.

Home improvement trends have changed markedly over the past year because the COVID-19 pandemic sparked an unprecedented tidal wave of housing

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Hurricane Henri Shifts Course, Eastern Mass. May Avoid Direct Hit

As Hurricane Henri rumbles toward the northeast part of the United States, forecasters and state officials say the storm has veered west, meaning eastern Massachusetts may not be hit as hard as originally expected.

Governor Charlie Baker, along with state public safety and transportation officials, held a press conference Saturday afternoon to provide an update on the storm response.

“It appears on track to head further west, which means making landfall closer to Connecticut and Rhode Island, which means we should avoid the direct hit that we’ve been anticipating for the past couple of days,” Baker said during

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