PINNED TO THE STREET Soon investors will be able to "pin" Pinterest to their stock portfolio. The digital scrapbooking site is expected to make its stock market debut Thursday under the ticker symbol "PINS." The company, which lets users search for and "pin" images as inspiration for travel, fashion and more, is one of several high-profile technology companies set to become publicly traded this year.
HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER The Commerce Department issues its March tally of newly started residential construction projects Friday. Housing starts fell 8.7 percent in February as ground breakings for single-family houses plunged to their lowest level in nearly two years. Single-family housing starts are running 2.3 percent below last year's pace. Economists project that housing starts rose last month.
Housing starts, monthly, seasonally adjusted annual rate: Oct. 1,209,000 Nov. 1,206,000 Dec. 1,140,000 Jan. 1,273,000 Feb. 1,162,000 March (est.) 1,268,000 Source: FactSet