Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Manufacturing versus Real Estate

Interesting chart via PIMCO’s Bill Gross, comparing manufacturing employment with tat of Real Estate agents. Recall we visited a related subject  back in April, looking at the bull market in Real Estate Agents.

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Note the two scales are very different. The chart doesn’t specify, but I am assuming that its in 1,000s.

The key takeaway is the ongoing shift — now in its 3rd decade — away from a manufacturing economy and towards a services ased one.

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Source:
“Lunch” Time
Bill Gross
PIMco Investment Outlook, September 2005
http://www.pimco.com/LeftNav/Late+Breaking+Commentary/IO/2005/IO+September+2005.htm (PDF)

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