Monthly Archives: January 2011

thursday update

SHORT TERM: market drifts higher, DOW +4 Overnight the Asian markets were mixed. Europe opened lower and closed mixed. US index futures were lower overnight, and at 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported higher: 454K vs 404K, plus Durable goods … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: new uptrend high, DOW +8 Overnight the Asian markets were mostly higher. Europe opened higher and closed +1.0%. US index futures were higher overnight and the market opened at SPX 1294. It had closed at SPX 1291 yesterday. … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: DOW stumbles near 12,000, DOW -3 Overnight the Asian markets were mixed. Europe opened higher but closed -0.30%. US index futures were lower overnight and at 9:00 the Case-Shiller index was reported lower: -1.6% vs -0.8%. The market opened … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: market rebound continues, DOW +109 Overnight the Asian markets were mixed. Europe opened higher and closed +0.45%. US index futures were slightly lower overnight and the market opened a bit lower at SPX 1282. The market had closed … Continue reading

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US Housing into the 2020’s

From time to time we have been reviewing the historical housing market index, provided by Case-Shiller, in an attempt to identify historical patterns. Since the historical index is not provided in nominal terms (inflation included), but real terms (inflation excluded), this has … Continue reading

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