As discussed in last week’s newsletter, there was very little domestic news to trade on this week as everyone has waiting on the election results. The election is done and the markets went crazy on Wednesday with investors pulling their money out of the stock market causing the DOW to experience its largest one-day decline of the year
The markets have been exceptionally quiet last week on account of the stock market being closed for 2 days from the flooding in New York City. The market opened up on Wednesday and has been somewhat quiet as most investors were awaiting the national unemployment report being released Friday morning. Well the report is out and…
Despite the fact that the Federal Housing Finance Agency released their report accidentally on Tuesday evening instead of Wednesday morning, the important aspect is that the report continues to show an improving housing market. According to the FHFA home prices rose 0.7% in August following a 0.1% rise in July.
Over the last few weeks, I have been excited to write good news about the housing market. To be honest as much my fingers were doing the typing about the good news, my heart was wondering if it was really going to last. I am finally ready to say the housing recovery has arrived.
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