Wall Street Roundup: Bad construction numbers. Goldman's consumer problem
Bad construction numbers. Housing starts and building permits declined in May more than analysts expected, according to new Commerce Department figures.
Spanish rumors. Rumors about a rescue plan for Spain -- quickly denied -- showed again how vulnerable the world economy is to concerns about European troubles.
Goldman's consumer problem. While Goldman Sachs is mostly removed from the difficulties of ordinary consumers, a mortgage division of the bank is being criticized for its treatment of troubled homeowners, the Financial Times reports.
-- Nathaniel Popper in New York