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Spain's unemployment drops for 1st time in 2 years
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The real estate meltdown left the country's banks heavily exposed to soured assets and loans, which have since weighed on their balance sheets and soaked up $55.59 billion of European Union aid. Thursday, three banks, including bailed out lender Bankia …

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The Mortgage Meltdown: We Missed It Completely… Because We Knew It All …
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At this point, it seems there isn't a major news publication that hasn't gone on record as predicting a housing meltdown. In a funny way, however, the media obsession only exemplifies a reverse version of the same group think that took hold during the …

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It's Perfectly Fine For The Fed To Stimulate Housing In The Wake of …
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iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB), iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IYR), PowerShares Dynamic Bldg. & Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:PKB), SPDR S&P Homebuilders (ETF) …

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The Housing Bubble Blog » What Was A Blessing Is Now A …
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The oil price crash is just beginning to be felt in the market. John Byerly has been selling real estate for more than four decades, and he's well aware that in Houston, as goes the price of oil, so goes the housing market.

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San Diego Mortgage- Housing crisis
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News about San Diego’s housing crisis.

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2020 in hindsight, and a perspective for 2021 – Red Flag
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2020 in hindsight, and a perspective for 2021  Red Flag

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Beware of short-sellers and perma-bears warning of bubbles – BNN
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Beware of short-sellers and perma-bears warning of bubbles  BNN

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Telfer: Absurd requirement by the federal government
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Our federal government has reached the point of absurdity when it comes to requiring local banking institutions to comply with the Dodd-Frank Act. The act, you might recall, was passed to rein in financial institutions after the economic meltdown in …

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This Is Housing Bubble 2 0  David Stockman
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Data plentiful, but analysis lacking
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Similarly, sound lending policies and regulations that avoid obviously risky borrowers allow Canada to avoid a U.S.-style meltdown in the housing market. Ultimately, the thirst for more data can never be quenched, since it's rooted in the mistaken but …

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Iran eclipses US as Iraq's ally in fight against militants
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The meltdown of Iraq's military in the face of the extremists' summer blitz across much of northern and western Iraq gave Iran the opportunity to step in. A flood of Shiite volunteers joined the fight to fill the void, bolstering the ranks of Shiite …

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Is Canada's Housing Bubble 'Different'? | – Acting Man
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During the US housing bubble, even while capital was malinvested and consumed and the actual creditworthiness of borrowers constantly declined, 'credit scores' got better and better. The error was only revealed after the …

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A Dodd-Frank capitulation on mortgage down payments
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If the U.S. housing market suffered from anything before the crisis, it was excessive liquidity, and Dodd-Frank was supposed to remedy that. Read more about this topic: The Post's View: Bedeviled by Dodd-Frank details · Robert J. Samuelson: The jury's …

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Obama warns on housing: 'We can't just re-inflate a housing bubble …
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President Barack Obama took his economic road show to Phoenix on Tuesday, where he highlighted the effect his housing policies could have on furthering the recovery of the housing market in the Arizona city and dozens of …

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Government freeze close to reality …
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If lawmakers on Capitol Hill can't come to an agreement by Monday at midnight, housing agencies will be forced to shut their doors for the most part. Meanwhile, the recent spike in home prices has some market analysts …

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What should be done with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
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… writer Bethany McLean takes a close look at mortgage-lending institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and their role before, during and since the 2008 financial meltdown. She joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the origin of the housing crisis and where …

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Why We Shouldn't Fear Another Real Estate Meltdown
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The Housing market had a great year in 2013, with the last reading of the Case-Shiller housing index showing a more than 13% appreciation of home prices year-over-year. The rapid ascent in prices however, has some pundits worried that we may be in the …

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How Dangerous Is China's Credit Bubble For The World? [SPDR S&P China (ETF)]
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However, once that happens, one must immediately begin to worry about Australia's banks, which have financed a giant housing bubble on the back of the country's commodities boom and in turn rely greatly on short term foreign funding. So there would …

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