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If The Guilty (Mortgage Mafia) Are Never Punished, Housing Will Never Recover

The following is the executive summary of the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition Housing Update. The complete report with illustrative charts and analysis is available to subscribers here. Housing data continues to be mixed. Lagging closed sales data shows prices still declining. However, the most current sales data represents January closings, which were mostly sales…

Housing Picture No Darker

The article is an excerpt from the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition Housing Update for subscribers. Scroll to the end for the subscriber link to the complete report. Housing data for this month suggests that the usual seasonal uptick in prices has ended. Data is mixed as to whether the seasonal decline that normally occurs…

Liquidation of Stocks Required To Keep Treasury Yields Low

The markets faced massive Treasury supply this week and shook, rattled, and rolled as a result. Surprise, surprise, surprise—not— the Treasury market got the benefit of the instability, as investors were scared out of stocks and all things European, and into Treasuries. However, in case you didn’t notice, after last week’s big Treasury rally the…

Dead In The Water – Professional Edition Housing Update

This report updates the monthly Zillow housing data, and the weekly unemployment claims and mortgage applications index. The Zillow data for June shows the final effects of the April buying panic as the house purchase tax credit expired. Next month’s data should reflect the subsequent collapse that has been showing up in other indicators. Zillow’s…