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Case-Shiller 20-Home Price Index Just Shy of 2006 Bubble Peak

themaven.net / Mike “Mish” Shedlock​ / December 27, 2017 The Case-Shiller national home price index surged past the pre-recession high last year. The city composites lag. Steady gains continue in the Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes. Case-Shiller Year-Over-Year Summary The National Home Price NSA Index reported a 6.2% annual gain in October, up from 6.1% in the previous month. […]

US Futures Rebound After Disappointing Chinese, European Data

Yesterday’s sharp Chinese selloff is now a distant memory after the BTFDers emerged, and this morning U.S. equity futures are once again levitating as the FOMC begins its two-day policy meeting, following an uneventful BOJ announcement on Tuesday morning which left all QE parameters unchanged. Asian stocks traded mixed steady while European shares climb. The […]

Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eyes On The (Jackson) Hole

Absent any major geopolitical shocks, it is set to be a quiet summer week ahead with focus on the Jackson Hole conference. On the data front the key releases will be US durable goods and Eurozone PMIs, as well as Japan inflation & UK and Norway GDP. In Emerging Markets, there are monetary policy meetings […]

Southern California Median Home Price Doubles In Five Years

Submitted by Jeff Paul The US government likes to pretend that the rising cost of living is under control. People in Southern California know better. According to a new report in the Los Angeles Times, median house prices in Southern California have doubled in the last five years. LA Times reports: In many corners of […]

Case-Shiller Home Prices Disappoint But Hit New Record High

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 25, 2017  9:07 AM Great news ‘Murica – your house has never been worth more than it was in May (according to Case-Shiller’s national home price index). On the slightly less silver-lining side of the equation, April’s 0.28% gain in price was revised to 0.18% MoM drop and May’s proint disappointed at just […]

Case-Shiller Home Price Growth Slows As San Francisco Bubble Continues To Deflate

Amid a slew of mixed housing data (weak starts, permits; rebound in existing sales at record median prices), S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller reports that home price growth slowed to just 0.28% MoM (the weakest since Aug 2016), considerably worse than the average seasonal slowdown.   Year-over-year gains also slowed to just 5.67%, missing expectations. “Since demand […]

Greek, Italian Risks Weigh On European, Global Markets; Oil, Gold Slide

Tuesday’s session started off on the back foot, with the Euro first sliding on Draghi’s dovish comments before Europarliament on Monday where he signaled no imminent change to ECB’s forward guidance coupled with a Bild report late on Monday according to which Greece was prepared to forego its next debt payment if not relief is […]

Markets Wrap: Stocks Flat In Quiet Session With US, UK And China Closed For Holiday

U.S. markets are closed for the Memorial Day holiday, and with UK and Chinese markets also closed for various holidays, it has been a quiet start to the week, with S&P futures essentially unchanged, trading at  2,415, up 0.06%, a new all time high. European stocks opened marginally lower in quiet trading but have since […]

Key Events In The Coming Week: FOMC Minutes, GDP, BOC, OPEC And More

The key highlights in the coming week are the Fed minutes, the Eurogroup meeting on Greece, the OPEC meeting and Bank of Canada rate decision. We also get GDP releases in the US, Eurozone, and UK, while a murder (or gaggle) of Fed speaker will highlight virtually every single day, starting with 4 today. Also […]

“It’s Just Crazy” (Again): 2-Bedroom LA House Sells 40% Above Asking

Two days ago we looked at the latest troubling development in US home price trends: a new bubble appears to be emerging in all the “usual suspect” places. As we noted on Thursday, “home prices in markets that bubbled over back in 2006/2007, like Las Vegas and San Francisco, got cut in half in 2009 […]