In this video from Friday's edition of the Motley Fool's Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio analyst Ron Gross take a hard-hitting look at the biggest investing stories of the day.

Home sales numbers fell 3% in October, the second month in a row of falling home sales. In this segment, Ron takes a close look at how home sales and housing prices affect the housing market at large, as well as how they impact the home improvement retailers Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Lowe's (NYSE:LOW).