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Awesome Asian Take on American Economic Denial

Asia Times Online :: Asian news and current affairs – US housing bubble: Economy in denial Let it China Business Big Picture be Yahoo warning about advertising revenues; let it be Dell’s warning that its eternal rebate programs cannot push … Continue reading

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Test of Status

The froth that was described so well bny Greenspan seems to be having very real affect on the workforce in Naples, Florida. It will be interesting to see long-term how rich communities deal with worker housing problems. `Bubble City’: Workers … Continue reading

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Bernanke & the Bubble

Everyone wants to know how new Fed Chief Bernanke will handle what his predecessor coined as the "housing bubble". Here’s one take: Centre Daily Times | 04/24/2006 | Goldilocks economy yields to Jekyll-Hyde. Another quarter-point rate hike at the Fed’s … Continue reading

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New Paper from Brookings Institution Points to Bubble Formula

Here’s an excellent story that covers a new paper being put forth to estimate whether there is a "bubble" in a particular market. Here’s the germ of the story, "Is there a bubble? Do the math": They concluded that not … Continue reading

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Iceland Bubble

If you’ve made a recent investment in Iceland, you may brace yourself for a grimace. With a population on a par with a midsize city and a gross domestic product of around $10.3 billion, or just below that of Rwanda, … Continue reading

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More Naysaying in Los Angeles: No Housing Bubble

So, yeah, either the LA portion of the bubble is just puffing for a louder poof or there ain’t no bubble as of Spring 2006. Housing Prices in L.A. Aren’t Letting Up – Los Angeles Times. If this is a … Continue reading

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cbs2chicago.com – Analysts: Chicago Home Prices On The Rise

Here in my hometown of Chicago, we’re as confused about the presence of froth as much as any one else: cbs2chicago.com – Analysts: Chicago Home Prices On The Rise. (Medill News Service) CHICAGO Is there a housing bubble? Are Chicago … Continue reading

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Awesome Photo Essay on the San Diego Condo Market

Here’s a funny photo essay on a party/ condo sales event in downtown San Diego. Here’s the more deluxe kitchen if you buy a 2 bedroom unit. It even comes equipped with 1 above the counter cabinet unit and a … Continue reading

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Some homeowners struggle to keep up with adjustable rates – Yahoo! News

Here’s a window into the possible future of our variable housing bubble: Some homeowners struggle to keep up with adjustable rates – Yahoo! News. For 45 years, Robert and Lorraine Brown have lived in their ranch-style home in Florissant, Mo. … Continue reading

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Neve Mind

Naysyers in favor of women buying Link: Journal Gazette | 01/22/2006 | Author coaches women on buying home. Never mind the housing bubble. Money coach Vanessa Summers says buying a home is the best investment you can make. She is … Continue reading

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