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U.S. Housing: Out Of The Woods
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The U.S. housing meltdown that led the country into the Great Recession is now leading the recovery. The year 2013 raises a broader question for the U.S. and the global economy, whether an improving housing market can turn a still lacklustre American …

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Bullish on Pakistan
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But Pakistan's economy cannot be saved from meltdown by half measures and patchwork solutions. If reforms are avoided because they are politically difficult, Pakistan's economy may limp … Investment opportunities in Pakistan can be identified in a …

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Three Money Wise Tips for Military Renters
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… you from a financial meltdown. 2. Stretch Your Housing Allowance. If you're not living in military quarters, you're generally eligible for some form of Basic Allowance for Housing, which is a tax-free, monthly allowance to help you pay for housing …

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Stock market wags economy, or not?
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This is because much of this investment was directly due to the housing bubble and, in lieu of another bubble, will probably not return. Third, government expenditure contributed more to GDP after the crisis due to higher fiscal deficits and then fell …

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Famous bear David Rosenberg gets bullish on profits
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We're talking here about David Rosenberg, who has become shockingly optimistic about the profit and growth potential of Corporate Canada through 2014, despite danger signals ranging from weak global commodities demand to a softer domestic housing …

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Developer Rick Ferguson Juggles Debt After High-End Meltdown
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Events during the past five years have administered a fiscal stress test for residential developer Rick Ferguson, and 2013 has been a year of restructured debt and real estate holdings. Ferguson offered only a few comments related to his private …

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Burning Down The House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis? Bombshell
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This video is an informative look at the factors that are causing our current financial and economic crisis. It discusses policy changes 13 years ago that un…

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How Housing Policy Caused the Financial Crisis | Housing Meltdown
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How Housing Policy Caused the Financial Crisis. This entry was posted by xearther on June 6, 2013 at 4:17 am. How Housing Policy Caused the Financial Crisis. The 2008 financial crisis “proved that financial markets are not self-regulating,” …

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The Housing Bubble Blog » Bits Bucket for May 16, 2013 | Housing …
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“Fundamentals”? Earnings and revenues are either flat or declining, unemployment is still above 7 percent, 25% of homeowners are underwater on their mortgages, 47 million people are on food stamps, and the US Congress …

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California Housing Bubble 2.0? What Are Your Thoughts? | Housing …
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… easy money policies by the Federal Reserve are sto… Click here to watch the video. 5. Like. Save. Share. Tweet this; Share to Facebook; Pin It. Tags: Bubble, California, housing, Thoughts; Categories: Housing Meltdown …

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The Housing Bubble Blog » Bits Bucket for June 5, 2013
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I've been buying and selling Vale. It's the biggest iron producer in the world but it's based in Brazil. I bought at 14.40 and sold yesterday at 15.00, and picked up more today at 14.60. Gotta love that churn. Vale seems to me a …

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Econbrowser: Understanding the housing bubble | Housing Meltdown
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Our analysis shows little evidence of securitization agents' awareness of a housing bubble and impending crash in their own home transactions. Securitization agents neither managed to time the market nor exhibited …

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Apocalypse Not Now: Just About Everything Is Getting Better
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The housing market is rebounding. It's true that 7.5% unemployment is way too high, but it's better than the double-digit unemployment we had in the wake of the financial meltdown, when the apocalypse really was nigh. The government has even turned a …

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Housing Rebound at Risk
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“That was the previous low-watermark prior to this financial crisis and it's likely we will move closer to that mark as we grind forward.” Today's rates at just under 4%, then, may provoke a home-rush, as John Burns, CEO of John Burns Real Estate …

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Proposed home finance reform could restrict Wells Fargo lending
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The Corker-Warner proposal would replace them with a new backer of housing debt, the Federal Mortgage Insurance Corp., as a bridge to creating a fully private mortgage market. Quiz: Test your mortgage knowledge. The provisions aim to stimulate home …

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Money Clawed Back From Banks During Mortgage Crisis Goes for Affordable …
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Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development $16.9 million in Neighborhood Conservation Initiative grant funds to be spent on homeowner assistance programs and rehabilitation …

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Money Clawed Back From Banks As Mortgage Crisis Goes for Affordable Housing
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Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development $16.9 million in Neighborhood Conservation Initiative grant funds to be spent on homeowner assistance programs and rehabilitation …

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Federal Restructuring of Fannie and Freddie Ignores Underlying Cause of Crisis
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What caused the meltdown was a structural shift in market demand. For two generations we in real estate have been building drivable suburban product—car-accessible, low-density, socially and economically segregated, isolated, single-purpose housing …

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