Finance and Economics
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Will 4% Mortgage Rates "Halt the Housing Market"? Some comments on an interview with Ivy Zelman
Today, in the Newsletter: Will 4% Mortgage Rates "Halt the Housing Market"? Excerpt: On Friday, Sara Eisen asked: “Do you think ...
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Newsletter Articles this Week
At the Calculated Risk Newsletter this week: • House Prices to National Average Wage Index • 3rd Look at Local Housing Markets in Septem...
Schedule for Week of October 17, 2021
The key economic reports this week are September Housing Starts and Existing Home sales. For manufacturing, September Industrial Productio...
Friday, October 15, 2021
October 15th COVID-19: Slow Progress
The CDC is the source for all data. According to the CDC, on Vaccinations . Total doses administered: 406,570,875, as of a week ago 400,66...
Q3 GDP Forecasts: Around 2%
These are forecasts of the advance estimate of GDP to be released on Oct 28th. Here is a table of some of the forecasts over the last 2+ m...
Black Knight: "Significant" Decline in Number of Homeowners in COVID-19-Related Forbearance Plans
Note: Both Black Knight and the MBA (Mortgage Bankers Association) are putting out weekly estimates of mortgages in forbearance. This data...
Retail Sales Increased 0.7% in September
On a monthly basis, retail sales were increased 0.7% from August to September (seasonally adjusted), and sales were up 13.9 percent from Sep...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Friday: Retail Sales, NY Fed Mfg
Friday: • At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for September will be released. The consensus is for a 0.2% decrease in retail sales. • Also at 8...
October 14th COVID-19: 42 Days till Thanksgiving; Need to Get Daily Cases Down Before Holidays
The CDC is the source for all data. According to the CDC, on Vaccinations . Total doses administered: 405,444,558, as of a week ago 398,67...
House Prices to National Average Wage Index
Today, in the Newsletter: House Prices to National Average Wage Index Excerpt: This graph shows the ratio of house price indexes divided b...
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