Tag Archive for Uptick

Latest Lagging Government Housing Index Confirms New 12 Month High In Median US Home Price

FHFA Press Release- Washington, DC – U.S. house prices rose 0.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from March to April, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s monthly House Price Index. The previously reported 1.8 percent increase in March was revised downward to reflect a 1.6 percent increase. For the 12 months ending in April, U.S.…

CoreLogic: Negative equity props up home prices in toughest markets | HousingWire

“Negative equity is typically a demand-side obstacle to sales and refinances, but currently is also restricting the supply of homes for sale,” Khater said. In markets where more than half of borrowers are underwater, the average supply drops to 4.7 months, compared to 8.3 months in healthier areas. As a result of the restricted supply,…

Technical Signs Don’t Confirm Rally But The Trend Is Still Your Friend

The uptick in the averages was accompanied by only mixed indicator readings. The cycle projections, however, tilted a bit more bullish than yesterday’s readings. All downside projections have risen to levels already reached. As long as the market averages hold above uptrending support levels there should still be a chance for the market to reach…

Same Old Same Old

Having repeated essentially the same analysis and forecast for seemingly the past 10 days, I won’t bore subscribers with more of the same tonight, especially since it’s late and you have enough to digest with the housing report and the free reports on unemployment claims and retail sales. Cycle projections were down slightly in the…

Fed Transparent Only If The “Facts” Are Bullish

Liquidity indications have remained neutral over the two weeks since I last updated this report. Panic outflows from Europe boosting theUSsystem seem to have taken a breather, or been covered up, in the wake of the massive ECB liquidity operation just before Christmas. However, other indicators which had been bearish such as bank purchases of…