lfb.org / BY CHRIS CAMPBELL / SEP 17, 2014
“Many people dream of quitting their job, collecting their bags, and jetting off to a tropical paradise forever,” the CoinDesk blog we looked over this morning reads.
“Many people dream, but few people act. Gregory Simon is one of the few [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / September 14th, 2014
While the heat wave continues in SoCal drawing out the summer, there is little momentum from the 2013 real estate bonanza. Sellers with their awe inspiring wisdom are finding that no, they simply cannot ask for delusional prices on their stucco box crap shacks. [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/08/2014 14:33
When it comes to the slow-motion cataclysm that is Atlantic City, where as we reported recently the Revel Casino recently filed its second and final liquidation bankruptcy, no other name has seen more bankruptcies than Donald Trump. Or rather Trump Entertainment, because nowadays the [...]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / August 29, 2014
Not everyone is irrationally exuberant in my beloved and crazy San Francisco, serial epicenter of magnificent tech and real estate bubbles and their subsequent busts. The trench between those who are benefiting from the bubble and those who’re run over by it as [...]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / August 27th, 2014
At the height of the financial crisis in 2008 the U.S. government forced some of the countries largest banks to take “bailout” funds amounting to billions of dollars in order to keep them from going bankrupt. It was a move designed to not only keep [...]
mybudget360.com / Aug 20, 2014
It was bound to happen. The housing correction in China is now here. It is interesting to hear the various perspectives from people and how China is absolutely different to the point of never being open to property bubbles. The same arguments were made during the Japanese real estate [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/20/2014 13:24
From Jeremy Grantham’s GMO:
We have been writing quite a bit about why asset allocation today is in one of the toughest investing environments we’ve ever encountered. And it’s not just because we think equity markets are overvalued. No, we’ve seen that plenty of [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/19/2014 13:02
Forget Hong Kong, London and New York: when it comes to the pinnacle in absolute real estate insanity – perhaps in all of history – look no further than James Bond’s favorite gambling mecca, Monaco.
It is in this tiny Riviera principality [...]
Senator Elizabeth Warren Questioning Janet Yellen During Senate Hearing on July 15, 2014
wallstreetonparade.com / By Pam Martens and Russ Martens / August 19, 2014
Two weeks ago, Paul Krugman used some expensive media real estate to write a propaganda piece on the unsupportable proposition that the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation passed in 2010 [...]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / By Charles Hugh Smith / AUGUST 19, 2014
It seems likely that significant capital inflows are helping prop up asset valuations in the U.S.
Nobody really believes the official narrative that the “recovery” is powering the remarkable strength of U.S. stocks, bonds and real estate. The real [...]
gold-eagle.com / Keith Weiner / August 12, 2014
An article caught my eye this week. The Tirumala Tirupati Temple in India has deposited gold at the State Bank of India, and is getting paid interest on their deposit. There is something unique about this. The interest is paid in gold.
To understand why no one [...]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Dr Jerome / August 12, 2014 at 9:43 am
I have a close friend since 1977, rooming with him before married life and keeping in touch over the years as our careers have moved us all over the nation. He was attempting to purchase an older home in Ohio using a realtor [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / August 6th, 2014
In many markets, investors were purchasing properties to rent out for a short period of time before they had any intention of selling. Many of the large investors have hinted at buying places and holding them for 5 to 7 years before selling them [...]
streettalklive.com / Lance Roberts / 01 August 2014
After several months of quite complacency, investors were woken up Thursday by a sharp sell off driven by concerns over potential rising inflationary pressures, rising credit default risk and weak undertones to the economic data flows. One of the primary threats that has been readily dismissed by [...]
mybudget360.com / by mybudget360 / JULY 31, 2014
China has had one of the wildest real estate sectors of any large global economy. Chinese real estate values have appreciated dramatically largely shutting out regular workers in the country. It is an interesting situation. You hear countless stories of young males trying to find [...]
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: U.S. Real Estate – The Good, Not So Good, and The Bad Also, “What the LEI’s Tell Us About the Rest of the Year” and “Respecting the Message of the Markets”
Jim’s first Big Picture topic covers the state of the U.S. real estate market. He finds that real [...]
tfmetalsreport.com / By California Lawyer / July 24, 2014 at 10:53 am
As a follow-up to some earlier posts, this post brings into view the public perception component of the housing crisis, in real time, in a definitive, compelling manner.
Last week, in a quiet, bucolic part of this [...]
news.goldseek.com / By: Steve Saville, The Speculative Investor / 22 July 2014
Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.comon 20th July 2014.
When the central bank pumps money into the economy and suppresses interest rates it creates incentives to speculate and invest in ways that would not otherwise be viable. [...]
acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / July 22, 2014
Behold the Monet
Economics is like a Monet painting. Stand too close and all you see is a bunch of seemingly random paint strokes. Back up a few steps and an image emerges.
The painting of bubblenomics started with the Plaza Accord, September [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / 21 Jul, 2014
As it turns out, investor buying does have a massive impact on local real estate. Big money is slowly starting to pull away from the real estate market. We are seeing this in dramatic fashion in Arizona and Nevada. It is also happening [...]