1) Tiny houses for the young are more trendy with a wide variety of styles and designs, as more young people seek affordable housing of their own.
2) Global stocks continue falling because of concerns over Chinese economy and Brexit problems. Additionally, Chinese manufacturing segment of economy is no longer growing.
3) Fracking oil wells are not producing as much oil as forecast. For thousands of wells drilled in the last five year, they are producing less than forecasted. Some are off track by as much as 50%.
4) 2 JAN 19 Stock market closings:
Dow 23,346.24 up 18.78
Nasdaq 6,665.94 up 30.66
S&P 500 2,510.03 up 3.18
10 Year Yield: down at 2.66%
Oil: down at $45.89