Posts Tagged ‘Case-Shiller’
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Weekly Roundup: May luxury sales boom in Manhattan, U.S. pending sales drop, interest rates reach new lows, talk of recovery swellsJune 1, 2012
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While the latest S& P Case-Shiller statistics are hardly cause for celebration, neither should they make us contemplate suicide.
I’d love to see a far more robust housing market, but perhaps not only because, as you might suspect, I’d love to be selling more property. (Of course, I would.)
My chief concern is that poor housing numbers explain an important reason for our stubbornly sluggish economic recovery.
But let’s adopt a healthy perspective on the numbers, which are even worse adjusted for inflation than those reported by Case-Shiller: (more…)