Home Depot (HD +2.1%) and Lowe's (LOW +1.6%) trade higher to outperform broad market indexes. It...

|By:, SA News Editor

Home Depot (HD +2.1%) and Lowe's (LOW +1.6%) trade higher to outperform broad market indexes. It might not be a shock to execs at Home Depot who have been telling anyone that would listen that the unemployment rate and the availability of credit are just as big of factors for the company's business as the raw numbers on housing starts and home prices.