Housing Market Defies Economic Malaise as Home Prices Rise Again

Home prices rose 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2020. Overall, prices are up 5.4 percent nationwide compared to a year ago. Investors are thinking about housing more than ever as further potential lockdowns loom. The U.S. housing market secured a modest advance in the second quarter of the year, experiencing a 0.8 percent […]

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China’s ‘Epic Confrontation’ Warning Accelerates Stock Bubble Fears

The U.S. stock market prepares for a 2% drop in 2 days after China’s retaliatory actions. Beijing ordered the U.S. to shut down its consulate in Chengdu within the next 72 hours. Hu Xijin, the editor of Chinese state-owned publication Global Times,  has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of igniting an “epic confrontation”. […]

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Buy These 3 Stocks to Cash in on the Housing Market Recovery

The housing market has been remarkably resilient in 2020. A recovering economy and 0% interest rates should help the housing market hit new heights. A number of stocks will be winners from this strong housing trend. There was always a lingering fear after the Great Recession that the housing market would collapse the next time […]

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A Housing Crisis Is Brewing Because 4.3 Million People Can’t Pay Their Mortgages

Over 4 million individuals have not been able to pay their mortgage payments for 30 days or more. The housing market may see additional selling pressure as pressure on homeowners mount. Renters have also been unable to afford payments, putting additional risks on leasers. A staggering 4.3 million people have been unable to make their […]

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The Death of the American Shopping Mall Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

The pandemic is accelerating the demise of shopping malls. A third of U.S. malls could close their doors by next year. Consumers are increasingly shopping online instead of going to brick-and-mortar stores. If you like to shop for clothes, drink coffee, and gather with friends at a shopping mall, you will be sad to learn […]

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Bizarre Stock Market Rally Leaves Wall Street’s Best Billionaires Dumbfounded

Wall Street billionaires have little intention of re-entering the stock market despite its strong rally. Carl Icahn’s failed $1.5 billion bet on Hertz shows why billionaires are cautious. Big cash-buffer at a time like this is necessary to rescue struggling businesses. Carl Icahn is the latest billionaire to be on the wrong side of the […]

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Stop Waiting for Another Stock Market Correction. Do This Instead.

Investors are patiently waiting on the sidelines for another downturn so they can buy stocks cheaper. What if it the correction never comes and the stock market goes back to all-time highs? Smart investors should at least consider the fact that we really are back in a bull market for stocks. Everyone is waiting for […]

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Wild Stock Market Has a Bottom. That’s When the Panic Really Begins

The stock market is facing an “important test” according to Fidelity strategists. The S&P needs to hold 2,500 or stocks will careen back to the March 23 low, or even further. Morgan Stanley is confident we won’t go below that level and is aggressively buying the dips. We’ve just witnessed the fastest crash in the […]

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A $1.3 Trillion U.S. Housing Market Crash Is Imminent, and Inevitable

The U.S. housing market could lose 4% of its value. Unemployment claims and layoffs would be a headwind. Demand is expected to fall off a cliff thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. housing market is going to be one of the biggest victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic as people lose jobs and the […]

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