U.S. homebuilder confidence dips

Sentimentindexdropsto46,after a 1 a 6 /2-year high

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 3:07 a.m.

Confidence among U.S. home-builders slipped this month from the 6 1/2-year high it reached in January, with many builders reporting less traffic by prospective customers before the critical spring home-buying season.

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Business, Pages 26 on 02/20/2013