Today’s real estate market; an inflection point

Economists across the U.S. are trying to get a handle on what is happening now so that they can try to predict what the real estate market might look like over the next few years, but no one has a crystal ball. No one can quite figure out how...

Geopolitics remains primary driver of volatility

Last Friday the stock indexes put in a furious rally, the DJIA +835, this morning early selling pushed the index down 478 at 8:45 am ET. The 10 yr. note was unchanged Friday, this morning trading at...

Constantly fighting change in your neighborhood can backfire

It can often become a case of be careful-what-you-wish-for. You move to a neighborhood or an area that perfectly suits your tastes and seems to curry favor from others like you. Perhaps you bought an elegant...

Personal spending higher than expected

More volatility early this morning, prior to 8 am ET the US stock indexes were trading lower after the huge swings yesterday. Very early this morning the 10 yr. yield fell to 1.94% -3 bps, on the news the note increased

There’s gold in them-thar hills’: renting out what you own to pay for what you want

Owning a home means having invested in a money-making opportunity. No. We’re not talking about how your home can appreciate in value each year. We’re talking about ways to make money USING the home and property...