Finance and Economics
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Phoenix Real Estate in June: Sales Up 20.5%, Inventory DOWN 16% Year-over-year
This is a key distressed market to follow since Phoenix saw a large bubble / bust followed by strong investor buying. These key markets hop...
Reis: Mall Vacancy Rate unchanged in Q2
Reis reported that the vacancy rate for regional malls was unchanged at 7.9% in Q2 2015. This is do...
CoreLogic: House Prices up 6.3% Year-over-year in May
Notes: This CoreLogic House Price Index report is for May . The recent Case-Shiller index release w...
BLS: Jobs Openings increased to 5.4 million in May, Highest on Record
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little chang...
Trade Deficit increased in May to $41.9 Billion
The Department of Commerce reported : The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analy...
Monday, July 06, 2015
Tuesday: Trade Deficit, Job Openings
A sharp decline in oil prices, from the WSJ: Oil Prices Tumble Nearly 8% Oil prices on Monday skidded to their biggest single-day decline...
Q2 Review: Ten Economic Questions for 2015
At the end of each year, I post Ten Economic Questions for the coming year. I followed up with a brief post on each question. The goal w...
Black Knight May Mortgage Monitor
Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) released their Mortgage Monitor report for May today. Accor...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Index increased to 56.0% in June
The June ISM Non-manufacturing index was at 56.0%, up from 55.7% in May. The employment index decrea...
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Sunday Night Futures: Greece says No!
From Bloomberg: Tsipras Triumphs as Greece Votes Against Austerity Sixty-one percent of voters backed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s reje...
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