8 Views Of U.S. Home Ownership By State

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Compiled by Lorimer Wilson  This infographic takes a detailed look at: Mortgage Debt By State Average Monthly Mortgage Payment By Metropolitan Area Changes In Total Outstanding Mortgage Debt By Year Salary Needed To Buy A House In Various Metropolitan Areas Changes in House Prices Since the Bubble Burst (2007-2017) The Price Of A Starter Home… Read More

Where The Global Squeeze Is Unmasked

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Trade between Asia and Europe has dimmed considerably. We know that from the fact Germany and China are the two countries out of the majors struggling the most right now. As a consequence of the slowing, shipping companies have had to make adjustments to their fleet schedules over and above normal seasonal variances. It was… Read More

Retail Math, Stock Sentiment

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According to the Census Bureau, auto sales in the US may be on the upswing. Rising 6.8% year-over-year in August, it was the highest rate in nearly three years for retail sales of automobiles. This follows an upward revised 6.3% increase during July, the best back-to-back months in the beleaguered sector since the end of… Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: The Yield Curve And What It Means

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The Yield Curve Inverted! Recession is Coming! Do you need to worry about the yield curve inversion? Not if you have a strategy appropriate to your circumstances. Not if you know what tactics you will employ when recession is imminent. And most importantly, not if you know what the yield curve and other indicators are… Read More

Bernie Sanders Says in Last Night’s Debate that Richest 3 Americans Own More Wealth than Bottom 160 Million Americans. It’s Actually Worse than That.

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Bernie Sanders Says in Last Night’s Debate that Richest 3 Americans Own More Wealth than Bottom 160 Million Americans. It’s Actually Worse than That. By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: September 13, 2019 ~  During last evening’s Democratic debate, Senator Bernie Sanders said this: “You’ve got three people in America owning more wealth than the bottom… Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on WeWork IPO: “You’re Getting Fleeced”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on WeWork IPO: “You’re Getting Fleeced” By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: September 12, 2019 ~ Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets held an extremely timely hearing titled: “Examining Private Market Exemptions as a Barrier to IPOs and Retail Investment.” The thrust of the hearing… Read More

What’s the Best Choice Between Gold, Silver & Platinum?

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…Precious metals are looking like a great alternative…[these days given all the] uncertainty – trade war, high corporate debt, high federal debt, possible negative interest rates, etc. – [that exist in the economic environment out there]…This article analyzes…which metals to choose. The typical choices are gold, silver, and platinum… This post is taken from the original article… Read More

Which Country Has the Highest House Price-to-Income Ratio?

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Canadian home prices have been growing at a breakneck speed, and incomes aren’t even close to keeping up. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) numbers show Canada topped the house price-to-income index. House Price-to-Income Ratio Definition The house price to income ratio is a basic affordability measure, to see if incomes are keeping up.… Read More

Russian Tankers Reportedly Caught Selling Oil To North Korea

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After Chinese vessels were “caught red handed” – in the words of President Trump – by US spy satellites, illegally selling oil to North Korea, and following this morning’s news that a Hong Kong ship was seized after transferring oil to North Korea, Reuters  is reporting ‘two senior Western European security sources’ confirm Russian tankers… Read More