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Newsfeed: 5 Signs That The Housing Crash Is Escalating A Lot Faster Than Many Experts Anticipated

Newsfeed: 5 Signs That The Housing Crash Is Escalating A Lot Faster Than Many Experts Anticipated

The U.S. housing market is absolutely imploding, but nobody should be surprised.  In fact, we were warned way ahead of time that this would happen.  When the Federal Reserve told us that they would be aggressively raising interest rates, we all knew what this would do to the housing bubble.  It was obvious that home prices would fall, home sales would plummet and home builders would get absolutely crushed.  Sadly, that is precisely what we are witnessing.  But instead of reversing course after witnessing all the damage that they have caused, Fed officials are insisting that even more rate hikes are necessary.  So as bad as things are right now, the truth is that they are going to get even worse in the months ahead.

Newsfeed: The Housing Bubble Has Officially Burst : Case-Shiller Records First Drop In Home Prices Since 2012

Newsfeed: The Housing Bubble Has Officially Burst : Case-Shiller Records First Drop In Home Prices Since 2012

Analysts expected Case-Shiller Home Price growth to continue its modest deceleration in August (the latest available data in this heavily lagged and smoothed data set), but the result was a doozy: the 20-City Composite index tumbled 0.44% MoM, far below the 0.20% expected increase, and a sharp decline from the downward revised 0.19% increase in July; more importantly, this was the first sequential drop in home prices tracked by Case-Shiller since March 2012, or ten and a half years.

Newsfeed: May Housing Starts: All-Time Record Housing Units Under Construction

Newsfeed: May Housing Starts: All-Time Record Housing Units Under Construction

Privately‐owned housing starts in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,549,000. This is 14.4 percent below the revised April estimate of 1,810,000 and is 3.5 percent below the May 2021 rate of 1,605,000. Single‐family housing starts in May were at a rate of 1,051,000; this is 9.2 percent below the revised April figure of 1,157,000. The May rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 469,000.

Wash, rinse, repeat…

Wash, rinse, repeat…

Traders who play in the futures markets are familiar with the phrase, “Wash, rinse, repeat”. It describes how pros routinely relieve amateurs of their wealth in the Wall Street casinos.

But the same thing happens on Main Street … it’s just MUCH slower … and it’s easier for newbies to win because the action is too boring for real sharks.

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