• Local Housing Markets in September0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/24/2021 09:12:00 AM Today, in the Real Estate Newsletter: Final Look: Local Housing Markets in September Adding Alabama, Charlotte, Columbus, Miami, New York, Phoenix and the Twin Cities Excerpt: Key Points: 1. Inventory is still very low, and inventory in most areas is at a record low for the month of

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  • China’s debt-ridden Evergrande resumes work on more than 10 property projects0

    High-rise apartment buildings at China Evergrande Group’s under-construction Riverside Palace development in Taicang, Jiangsu province, China, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images China Evergrande Group said on Sunday it had resumed work on more than 10 projects in six cities including Shenzhen – a statement that comes after it appeared

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  • Should You Buy China’s Stock Market? Don’t Take the Bait.0

    Text size Alibaba stock surged amid reports that it would build its own chips and that founder Jack Ma had traveled to Europe. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images China’s stock market is bouncing back after getting trounced for much of the year. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s time to buy. At first glance, it looks like

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  • Schedule for Week of October 24, 20210

    by Calculated Risk on 10/23/2021 08:11:00 AM The key reports this week are the advance estimate of Q3 GDP and September New Home sales. Other key indicators include Personal Income and Outlays for September and Case-Shiller house prices for August. For manufacturing, the Dallas, Richmond and Kansas City Fed manufacturing surveys will be released this

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  • 7 Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week0

    Text size Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Albertsons, Crown Castle International , and American Electric Power were among the larger U.S. companies that declared dividend increases this week. Albertsons (ticker:ACI), whose businesses include grocery stores and drugstores, declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents a share, up 20% from 10 cents. As of Oct. 21, the stock

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  • 30 Year Mortgage Rates “Highest Since April” at 3.27%0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/22/2021 05:21:00 PM From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Highest Rates Since April, But There’s a Catch Over the past 30 days, interest rates have risen sharply. This is true for both mortgage rates and bond market benchmarks like 10yr Treasury yields. … Translation: at the beginning of the month,

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