NO CHANGE: The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo said Monday that its U.S. builder sentiment index stayed at 28 in March. That's the highest level since 2007 and it followed five straight monthly increases.
BETTER FUTURE: Builders were more confident about home sales over the next six months. A separate gauge measuring that outlook rose March for the sixth straight month.
STILL WEAK: The housing industry has a way to go before it's fully healthy. Any reading below 50 indicates negative sentiment about the housing market. The index hasn't hit 50 since April 2006.