The Dark Side of Central Bank Intervention

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Smaulgld on X22 Spotlight – Podcast Central Banks Buying Bonds, Equities & Other Assets Won’t Lead to Collapse, but Total Control Last week I sat down with Dave of the popular X22 Spotlight You Tube Channel to discuss the state of the real estate and stock markets. Pleaee have a listen and a look at Read More →

Why Are New Home Sales Still Far Below Those of Prior Decades?

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New home sales during the housing “recovery” of the past few years are roughly equal to the lows of new home sales of the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. More new homes were sold in many months in the 1960’s and 1970’s than were ever sold during any month during the period of 2010-2016. Three Factors Read More →

New Car Sales vs New Home Sales

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New Car Sales vs New Home Sales. New Car Sales at Record Highs/New Home Sales at Multi-Decade Lows. New auto sales were up 13.6% in October year over year. New home sales fell 11.5% in September. Zero Interest Rate Policy has helped new car sales but done little for new home sales. Earlier this year Read More →