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  • Aug. Housing Starts: +10.5% to 598K vs. 545K expected and 541K (revised from 544K) last month. Permits +1.8% to 569K vs. 560K expected and 559K last month.  [View news story]
    Agreed some areas will see housing starts and some areas should
    never see housing starts...
    Sep 21, 2010. 08:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aug. Housing Starts: +10.5% to 598K vs. 545K expected and 541K (revised from 544K) last month. Permits +1.8% to 569K vs. 560K expected and 559K last month.  [View news story]
    Fair question...i have seen 800,000 to 1,2 million....now every month
    there are an additional 200,000 people added to the civilian noninstitutional over 16 years old population....
    Sep 21, 2010. 08:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aug. Housing Starts: +10.5% to 598K vs. 545K expected and 541K (revised from 544K) last month. Permits +1.8% to 569K vs. 560K expected and 559K last month.  [View news story]
    Housing Starts 600,000 + Foreclosures not rented 1 million
    minus 1 million in new household formation and 300,000 Home demolished....
    Sep 21, 2010. 08:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Optimism - I'm Not Buying It [View article]
    www.bloomberg.com/news...
    Sep 21, 2010. 05:24 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A History of Stocks vs. Bonds [View article]
    Everytime a long term chart is shown...there should be a requirement that one date be posted on the chart...1934 is when the FDIC
    was established...
    Sep 21, 2010. 05:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Too Much Liquidity Creating New Investment Bubbles? [View article]
    So are you saying the Fed needs to tighten now???
    Sep 20, 2010. 12:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aren't you glad that's over? Arbiters at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the recession officially ended in June 2009 - at 18 months, the longest downturn since World War II. The point marks the trough in activity and the beginning of an expansion, though economic activity is "typically below normal" in the early stages and "sometimes remains so well into the expansion."  [View news story]
    I got my name in italics!!!
    Sep 20, 2010. 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aren't you glad that's over? Arbiters at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the recession officially ended in June 2009 - at 18 months, the longest downturn since World War II. The point marks the trough in activity and the beginning of an expansion, though economic activity is "typically below normal" in the early stages and "sometimes remains so well into the expansion."  [View news story]
    I know Dow...that is so yesterday...showed my age...
    Sep 20, 2010. 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aren't you glad that's over? Arbiters at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the recession officially ended in June 2009 - at 18 months, the longest downturn since World War II. The point marks the trough in activity and the beginning of an expansion, though economic activity is "typically below normal" in the early stages and "sometimes remains so well into the expansion."  [View news story]
    When the Dow is 2000 or 3000 points higher???
    Sep 20, 2010. 11:01 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Aren't you glad that's over? Arbiters at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the recession officially ended in June 2009 - at 18 months, the longest downturn since World War II. The point marks the trough in activity and the beginning of an expansion, though economic activity is "typically below normal" in the early stages and "sometimes remains so well into the expansion."  [View news story]
    Conspiracy theories anybody???
    Sep 20, 2010. 10:48 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NYPost: Are Poll Workers Being Used to Inflate Jobs Totals? [View article]
    Which is why the market is looking at Private Sector jobs...
    Sep 20, 2010. 08:46 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Cure Offered Up For Housing [View article]
    "The only sensible and sustainable plan for a housing recovery is t growth in private middle class jobs, which will propel growth in income which will increase confidence and optimism which will encourage more home buying."

    Look at private sector job openings year over year....
    Sep 20, 2010. 07:53 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Strong demand for junk bonds has pushed prices to the highest level since June 2007 - at the height of the credit boom. BofA's benchmark junk debt index is above 100 for the first time since the start of the credit crisis, a level that assumes bonds will generally be repaid in full. Sales of U.S. junk bonds reached $168B last week - already surpassing 2009 when the $164B total set a record.  [View news story]
    Junk bonds rallying... Is a sign of a top???? What would you say if
    Junk Bonds were falling....A sign of a bottom???

    P.S. Default rates are what you need to look with regard to Junk
    Bonds....
    Sep 20, 2010. 07:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Cure Offered Up For Housing [View article]
    there are always winners and losers.....as much as polticians try
    to gloss it over.....
    Sep 20, 2010. 04:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Companies Artifically Boosting Cash Flow Could Sink the SPY [View article]
    You are looking at capex cuts in the rear view mirror.....
    Sep 20, 2010. 03:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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