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Pending Home Sales Numbers Interpreted

The number I like to watch most closely is the Pending Home sales as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).  This number reflects the homes that have entered contract, rather than those that have closed.  This significant difference … Continue reading

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Jobs, Inflation, Cheap Money and Notes From The Trenches

As I wait for the all important Pending Homes sales number from the National Association of Realtors today, the Jobs report has just come out.  The job creation numbers today point to a modest and continuing recovery.  Inflation remains around … Continue reading

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QE2 Sets Sail, But Many Are Left On The Dock

The Federal Reserve announced yesterday a $600 Billion infusion of capital into the economy.  The intention is to keep interest rates low to stimulate borrowing and spending.  However, the freer money supply doesn’t address the need for freer lending standards.  … Continue reading

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