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Should the Government Promote Homeownership?
by smaulgld in #housing   217 comments, latest 3 years ago
Countries with the Highest Home Ownership Rates Are Neither The Richest Nor the Happiest The National Association of Realtors (NAR) constantly promotes and incessantly lobbies for increased home ownership touting...
What Will You Do If/When The Stock Market Crashes? -POLL
by smaulgld in #housing   216 comments, latest 3 years ago
Stock market crashes are inevitable. Since 1987 all stock market crashes corrected fairly quickly because of Fed intervention. Will the next one be different? What will the Fed do if...
What Happens when The Fed and China Stop Buying U.S. Treasuries?
by smaulgld in #investing   182 comments, latest 3 years ago
The United States is able to incur massive deficits funded in part by foreign purchases of U.S. debt and more recently and increasingly through the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) purchases...
The Recovery Has Reversed Course Welcome to the Revocery
by smaulgld in #housing   156 comments, latest 4 years ago
QE- Recovery Medicine or Extension of Bailonomics? The current recovery was artificially born in 2009 from the ashes of the Panic of ’08 with The Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE)...
The Catch-22 The Real Estate Market Finds Itself In
by smaulgld in #housing   139 comments, latest 3 years ago
“Orr would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn’t,but if he was sane he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and...
The Obama Real Estate Bubble?
by smaulgld in #politics   124 comments, latest 4 years ago
The Obama bubble? Home prices are on a tear again, posting double digit gains not seen since the bubble. And there are mounting questions about how much of the...
Gold and Silver Manipulation - None Proven
by smaulgld   119 comments, latest 3 years ago
For years we have been hearing about silver and gold manipulation. So far none has been proven. Here is a summary of the allegations, investigations and legal challenges....
How the Budget Deal Will Impact the Real Estate Market (It Won't Help)
by smaulgld in #housing   115 comments, latest 4 years ago
The real estate market and the economy will only really recover when prices are allowed to fall and a much needed deleveraging and restructuring are allowed to take place....
Stagflation on the Way
by smaulgld in #housing   104 comments, latest 3 years ago
Inflation? What Inflation? Here Comes Stagflation The Fed’s “target” inflation of 2% has been met (based on the Consumer Price Index) YET, the supposed benefits of higher inflation have not...
Dollar Strength is Masking Gold's Surge
by smaulgld   100 comments, latest 2 years ago
The Gold Crude Oil Ratio is at Alarming Levels
by smaulgld   99 comments, latest 2 years ago
An Ominous Sign As oil plummets and gold rises, the gold to crude oil ratio has skyrocketed to levels last seen in late 2008/early 2009. It should be obvious to...
The Coming Real Estate Supply/Demand Inventory Reversal
by smaulgld in #housing   97 comments, latest 4 years ago
This was written last week. Looks like demand may drop soon with rising interest rates due to the threat of the Fed's tapering. Or we may get a final rush...
The Housing Recovery That Never Was is Over
by smaulgld in #housing   90 comments, latest 3 years ago
The one (and only) undeniable feature of the current housing “recovery” has been rising home prices. That one pillar of the housing recovery is now threatened by home affordability....
Swiss National Bank Abandons Franc Euro Peg - Gold Skyrockets
by smaulgld   84 comments, latest 2 years ago
The Swiss National Bank this morning announced that it was abandoning the Franc Euro peg and was taking its interest rates further into negative territory....
Will the Shale Oil Credit Bubble Burst and Expose The Fake Economy
by smaulgld in #bubbles   84 comments, latest 2 years ago
Oil Drops Below $60 a Barrel – The Implications Are Lower Oil Prices the Result of a Directive from The U.S. to Saudi Arabia to Harm Russia? Or is Saudi...
Three Reasons New Home Sales are at 1960's Levels
by smaulgld   80 comments, latest 1 year ago
Three Reasons New Home Sales are at 1960's Levels ...
Is the Stock Market Near Collapse?
by smaulgld in #housing   78 comments, latest 3 years ago
Is the Stock Market Ready to Collapse? Housing Market is Dead 4:14-11:49 Even though interest rates are low and the weather is fine, the housing market is not improving. House...
Fed Chair Yellen cites "fresh risk" in Housing Market!
by smaulgld in #housing   77 comments, latest 3 years ago
Print more dollars then!#housing...
Fannie and Freddie To Loosen Lending Standards in Bid to Boost Housing
by smaulgld in #housing   77 comments, latest 3 years ago
The Obama Administration and federal regulators are concerned that the housing “recovery” is in jeopardy. As we noted last month the housing recovery that never was, is over. Existing home...
The BRICS Bank Signals the End of the American Financial Empire and U.S. Dollar
by smaulgld   77 comments, latest 3 years ago
What some of us have been discussing for awhile goes mainstream. Most scoff at a competitor to the US dollar- that is based less on analysis than an inbred mentality...

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