Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Chart of the Week: Bloomberg REIT Index

The Bloomberg REIT Index, a broad based REIT Index with 160
members, is testing critical support near the 195 level (red and green lines),
notes Technimentals Kevin Lane. As seen below the rate of price change via the
RSI indicator started dropping while the index made new highs and continues to


Bloomberg REIT Index



This continued weakening in momentum looks to be a negative,
particularly for a group that has had a strong multi-year run. A close below
this critical support could

lead to a hard correction here.


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How the boom of 2006 ended 

So Long to the Wealth Effect?

US energy chief: High fuel prices to persist

Is Al Gore Challenging Hillary for 2008?

The Economics of Peer Production

Packed house, empty seats


Quote of the Day:

"Bull Markets are born on pessimism,
grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.”

-Sir John Templeton

Category: Investing, Real Estate

Insolvency Epidemic

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Polling Homeowners (they do not have a clue)

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Manufacturing versus Real Estate

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Housing Market Gives Cooling Sign

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Real Estate

Global Investors Gobble Up Mortgage-Backed Securities

Category: Financial Press, Real Estate

Forbe’s: Awaiting Housing’s Big Chill

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Real Estate’s Wall of Worry

One of the odder aspects of the so-called housing bubble phenomenon is how so many pundits have been so self-confident in their declarations of bubbleosity. I find that somewhat ironic — the same people who missed the largest stock bubble in human history have now become expert in spotting bubbles. And they now are spotting…Read More

Category: Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Read it here first: Real Estate Begins to Cool

Category: Financial Press, Real Estate

Real Estate Begins to Cool

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate