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How the middle class became downwardly mobile – Financial Times
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How the middle class became downwardly mobile  Financial Times

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Middle Class, Cash Poor And Desperate (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
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He reminds me — and not in a good way — of Edmund Andrews, who in 2009 wrote a book about how even he, then an economics reporter for The New York Times, got caught up in the housing bubble and subsequent meltdown. (Among other colossally …

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Airbnb-limiting law defeated in San Francisco. A victory for the middle class?
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… liberal San Francisco are in the midst of a meltdown over Airbnb, with opponents pointing fingers at the company for adding fuel to the city's already sky-high rents," Aimee Picchi, of CBS MoneyWatch, writes. San Francisco is in the midst of a …

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Middle class losing out in big cities
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One big reason for that is the flood of foreign money (some of it being laundered) landing here since the 2008 market meltdown, money that's turned our homes into a global commodity out of reach for many New Yorkers. Cash in need of shelter … A big …

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Richard Parker: America's middle class: Sought after but ignored
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Right now, the people aspiring to be president will say and do anything to appeal narrowly to their party's base. But when the contest for the presidency really gets underway they are likely to say and do anything to appeal broadly to America's middle …

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America's middle class: Sought after but ignored
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Right now, the people aspiring to be president will say and do anything to appeal narrowly to their party's base. But when the contest for the presidency really gets underway they are likely to say and do anything to appeal broadly to America's middle …

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Death of the Middle Class & the Oil Crisis of 2015-2016
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Death of the Middle Class & the Oil Crisis of 2015-2016 The current low oil prices are causing a halt in new capital expenditures on oil production and new oil exploration. Thus when existing…

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[272] Michael Hudson on crisis in Europe and the machinations of the rentier class
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On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank abolished its policy of keeping the franc artificially weak at a peg of 1.20 to the Euro and fallout from the move ricoc…

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Fed Report: Housing Meltdown Hit Middle Class Hardest
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The study shows that the real estate market's collapse was largely responsible for the decrease: Family median income before taxes fell 7.7 percent and non-housing assets also depreciated in value. But the Fed said …

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UNC Charlotte lecture: What went wrong for the middle class?
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“Economic security is really not there, as we've seen with the housing bubble and the number of foreclosures and bankruptcies.” He pinpoints the beginning of the downward turn as the 1970s, when workers' wages became stagnant even though the U.S. …

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California's dwindling middle class – Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
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The housing wealth effect is in full motion. There are many people in the market that see the rise in home equity and are now out buying bigger ticket items and also, upgrading their homes. You also have the flipper brigade …

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California housing leaving the middle class behind in the dust …
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If it was actually about the broader economy, the FED would have stepped in far earlier than it did and in far different methods than it ultimately did, and attempt to prevent the RE meltdown and financial and credit/liquidity …

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Here's The Reading List For Paul Krugman's Class On The Great Recession …
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It will concentrate on consumer behavior, financial markets, unemployment, and the housing sector," according to the course description. "The role of public policies in contributing to the economic crisis and in ending the crisis will be explored. The …

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The Housing Bubble Blog » A Tool For The Ruling Class To Plunder
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“In 'China's Housing Bubble Born to Burst,' a well known Chinese financial commentator and columnist states that the communist regime's totalitarian economic system will cause an impending economic crisis in China.

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Mortgage lending rules revision could squeeze working class home buyers
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New mortgage rules that go into effect the beginning of next year are meant to avoid a repeat of the housing and credit crisis that nearly brought the economy to its knees five years ago. But the regulations also could have the unintended effect of …

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Saying goodbye to the California middle class. California least …
www.doctorhousingbubble.com

California for a generation has been a high cost of living state. This is no surprising revelation. Yet the tech boom in the 1990s set the state into a unique stratosphere of real estate. Hundreds of thousands of jobs now depend …

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Mortgages tougher for middle class
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PITTSBURGH — New mortgage rules that go into effect at the beginning of next year are meant to avoid a repeat of the housing and credit crisis that nearly brought the economy to its knees five years ago. But the regulations also could have the …

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Class Profile: Beth McCoy applies housing crisis to literature
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When millions of individuals and families lost their homes with the crash of the American housing market, an opportunity arose to craft a lens through which to explore the narratives of the event as they pertain to slavery. Usually, we look first to …

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