Stock prices rally behind surging real estate market

US stock prices sustained substantial growth Tuesday morning, after the largest housing price rise in seven years. The Dow Jones climbed as much as 218 points in addition to the 10-year Treasury yield rising to its highest level in over a year. Overall, investors confidence is growing as funds are being moved into assets with higher growth potential, like equities, from the ulta-safe places they've been kept for years.

"The jump in home prices reinforced a theme that has been a major factor behind the 17% surge this year in the S&P 500 index: a strong recovery in the housing market."

Stocks of home building companies rose on Tuesday behind the S&P/Case-Shiller report stating that, in the past month, US home prices grew by the largest margin since 2006.

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