Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

No Money Down

Today’s media pick is this article — Government Mortgage Program Fuels Risks — if only for the chart porn:

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Source:
Government Mortgage Program Fuels Risks (free WSJ)
FHA Struggles To Eliminate Loans For Zero Down
NICK TIMIRAOS
WSJ, June 24, 2008
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121426681678998589.html

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Category: Credit, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

The MonoDuoline Quandry

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Taxes and Policy

More “Bang” For The Buck

Category: Consumer Spending, Taxes and Policy

Unemployment Reporting: A Modest Proposal (U3 + U6)

Earlier this week, I received an email from the Real Estate editor of an (unnamed) publication. They wrote: “Just wanted to point out something I read in a Wall St. Journal article that made me think of you immediately. (Home Gauge Climbs Amid Bargains) “April pending home sales—meaning signed sales contracts—rose 6.3% from March to…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Employment, Taxes and Policy

Hedonically-Adjusted, Well-Spun, Nominal Misery Index

Category: Employment, Inflation, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Pete Peterson on Charlie Rose

Category: Economy, Taxes and Policy

Corporate vs Personal Income Taxes

Category: Corporate Management, Dividends, Taxes and Policy

The Costanza Energy Policy: 25 Ways to Drive Oil to $150

Category: Energy, Politics, Taxes and Policy

States and Cities Impact On GDP

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

State Gas Taxes

Category: Energy, Taxes and Policy