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Housing Data: Shiller Unaware Bernankinflation Winning

There were two major housing data releases today. One of them is important. The other was a misleading misdirection play, that is leaving its creator clueless. Due to its peculiar and excessive smoothing methodology, the housing Case Chiller is always behind the curve. It uses a 3 month average of sale prices closed in the…

Housing Prices Rise In Response to Reduced Supply, Higher Employment

No, this is not an April Fools joke. In a surprising turn of events, listing prices rose sharply in March. It could be a case of hope springs eternal, but may also be a result of less foreclosure inventory on the market and a strong gain in total employment in March. The reduction in supply…