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Sept. 17, 2021

9/17/21

 

 

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In June 2021, 4.4% of home mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure), which was a 2.7-percentage point decrease from June 2020. However, overall delinquencies were still above the early 2020 pre-pandemic rate ...

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Aug. 16, 2021

8/16/21

 

 

 

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Ed Yardeni believes the U.S. economy is on the cusp of “nirvana.” Despite the uncertainty surrounding inflation and Covid-19 variants, the longtime bull believes the pandemic is significantly accelerating corporate America’s adoption of cutting-edge technology designed to expand productivity and is ushering ...

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July 14, 2021

7/14/21

 

 

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Inflation/Consumer prices increased 5.4% in June from a year earlier (at one of the slowest months for the US economy), the biggest monthly gain since August 2008. Excluding food and energy, inflation increased by 4.5%, the largest move since September 1991 ...

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April 2, 2021

4/2/21

 

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Good and bad news in the mortgage world:  About 70% of mortgages issued in 2020 went to borrowers with credit scores of at least 760, up from 61% in 2019, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The median credit score of borrowers ...

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March 15, 2021

3/15/21

 

 

 

 

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Instead of pursuing trends or the latest fashions, Chinese luxury shoppers are chasing investment pieces, and 54% plan to spend on MORE expensive, high-quality items, further demonstrating that the wealthy are willing to pay more for higher quality. Most shoppers have learned to ...
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March 9, 2021

3/9/21

 

 

 

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The $1.9 trillion US stimulus program will boost the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic around the world, the OECD, as it upgraded its outlook for global growth. As a result, the global economy could expand by 5.6% this year, an upgrade of ...

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Feb. 24, 2021

2/24/21

 

 

 

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65% of the members of TIGER 21, an elite multimillionaires club with an average of $100 million in assets, expect the stock market to end 2021 even higher. Real estate remains the largest chunk of portfolios, at 27%.  Industrial real estate “is on ...

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Feb. 22, 2021

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U.S. Treasury yields climbed this morning, signaling growing market confidence that an economic recovery is close, following the COVID pandemic. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.369% at 3:45 a.m. ET, while the yield on the ...

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Feb. 17, 2021

2/17/21

 

 

 

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U.S. single-family rent growth strengthened in December 2020, increasing 3.8% year over year, showing solid improvement from the low of 1.4% reported for June 2020, and up from the 2.9% rate recorded for December 2019. (CORELOGIC)

 

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Feb. 15, 2021

2/15/21

 

 

 

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About 56% of buyers faced off against a competing bid in January, an increase from 52.5% in December. (MANSION)
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New technology will be entering the GREEN ENERGY arena.... Commonwealth Fusion Systems aims to commercialize, fusion, a safe and virtually limitless ...
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