Housing Inflation - A Simple Case Of Supply And Demand Exacerbated By Low Rates
Housing demand growth is slowing, so why is housing inflation continuing at a steady pace more than twice the rate of the CPI?
Chart Of The Day – 5.2% Household Income Gain Vs. Reality
The US Census Bureau said yesterday that annual household income rose 5.2% in 2015. Compare that with the gain in BLS reported average weekly earnings through August 2016.
Median Household Income Rose 5.2%! Yeah, That’s The Ticket
Median household income was $56,516 in 2015, a 5.2 percent increase from the 2014 median in real terms, but 1.6 percent lower than the median in 2007, the year before the most recent recession.
Lower August Tax Collections Suggest US Near Recession, Fed To Delay Again
The August slowing of real time withholding tax collections is in a cycle that should bottom this month. A break below current levels would signal a turn in the trend of the economy toward negative growth.
Current Housing Bubble Varies By Metro
The Case Shiller home sales price indexes (CSI) overweight the sales of old houses and bank REO sales. The CSI indexes do not count sales of newer homes in good condition.
City Of Big Bubbles Chicago Shows Case Shiller Has A Problem
The flaws in the Case Shiller Index national data are bad enough. But Case Shiller’s worst features become most glaring in the metro market data.


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