June 1, 2016

Values Up, Ownership Down

Housing trends set in motion by ‘The Great Recession‘ continue. They’re worth a revisit.  Let’s take a look at: Home Ownership Rates Home Values New Home […]
May 28, 2016

Could a FED Rate Increase Actually Reduce Long Term Rates?

In a word, yes. Why you should care:   Notwithstanding my arguments to the contrary, there is a chance the FED will increase 25 basis points […]
May 27, 2016

GDP “Now-casting” Report Update May 27, 2016

This is an update of my Nowcasting blog from last week.   If you missed that one, I suggest you read it before continuing: https://www.newyorkfed.org/research/policy/nowcast Why you […]
May 25, 2016

Steak House Index Update 05/25/16

A week has passed since the last update.   Let’s see if we can get a table for 4 at Mastros Ocean Club, Newport Beach this coming […]