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What Will You Do If/When The Stock Market Crashes? -POLL (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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...
Should the Government Promote Homeownership? (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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 Happens when The Fed and China Stop Buying U.S. Treasuries? (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #investing
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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 (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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 (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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“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? (www.boston.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #politics
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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 (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld
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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) (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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....
The Coming Real Estate Supply/Demand Inventory Reversal (smaulgld.com)
4 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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...
Stagflation on the Way (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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...
Three Reasons New Home Sales are at 1960's Levels (smaulgld.com)
9 months ago by smaulgld
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Three Reasons New Home Sales are at 1960's Levels ...
The Housing Recovery That Never Was is Over (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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....
Dollar Strength is Masking Gold's Surge
2 years ago by smaulgld
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The Gold Crude Oil Ratio is at Alarming Levels (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld
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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...
Is the Stock Market Near Collapse? (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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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...
Who Will Buy Houses To Sustain the Housing Price Recovery? (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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Blackstone has cut its home buying binge by 70% as home prices and mortgage rates have surged. The article also noted that American Homes 4 Rent,Colony Financial Inc. and...
Home Sales Drop Again- Got Housing Recovery? (www.marketwatch.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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Lowest home sales since July 2012 National Association of Realtors blames the weather#housing...
The Housing Inventory Shortage Myth (smaulgld.com)
3 years ago by smaulgld in #housing
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Housing inventory is increasing but home sales are declining. According to the real estate recovery cheerleaders it wasn't supposed to be this way. They argued that a lack of inventory...
Swiss National Bank Abandons Franc Euro Peg - Gold Skyrockets (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld
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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 (smaulgld.com)
2 years ago by smaulgld in #bubbles
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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...

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