NY Fed Map Tool

Very cool new set of interactive maps, courtesy of the NY Federal Reserve Bank.

click for larger graphic

Share of ARMs of overall mortgages
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Share of ARMs resetting in 12 monthsShare_arm_resetting_12_mos

 

One small suggestion: The differentials should be clearer. Perhaps if the ranges were more distinct?

Source:
Interactive Maps
http://www.newyorkfed.org/mortgagemaps/

Federal
Reserve System announces the availability of maps and data illustrating
subprime and alt-A loan mortgage conditions across the United States

NY Federal Reserve Bank April 1, 2008
http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/other/20080401a.htm

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate

Housing slump comes to the Hamptons

Category: Economy, Finance, Real Estate

Inflation Pinch

Category: Financial Press, Inflation, Psychology

Internet Hoax Gooses Stock Market

Category: Financial Press, Markets, Short Selling, Trading

Google: Search One Day Into The Future

Category: Technology, Web/Tech

Hank Paulson’s Cognitive Dissonance

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

FT: John Authers on Q1 Earnings

Authers notes (like us) there is still way too much optimism on Earnings growth; Even ex-financials, expectations are for double digit  gains:

click for video:
Global_earnings_forecast

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Source:
Short View
FT, March 27, 2008
http://www.ft.com/cms/bfba2c48-5588-11dc-b971-0000779fd2ac.html?_i_referralObject=699507360&

Category: Earnings, Markets, Video

Uh-Oh: Cars/Vacations/Flat Panels Not Tax Deductible

Category: Economy, Employment, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

Wall Street Trader

Category: Psychology, Trading

Barron’s “Truthiness” Instead of Truth

Category: Media