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CoreLogic: "Foreclosure Rate of 1.3 Percent is Back to December 2007 Levels"

“From CoreLogic: National Overview through May 2015 A CoreLogic analysis shows 41,000 foreclosures were completed in May 2015, a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline from 51,000 in May 2014.”

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Public and Private Sector Payroll Jobs: Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama

“By request, here is an update on an earlier post through the June employment report. NOTE: Several readers have asked if I could add a lag to these graphs (obviously a new President has zero impact on employment for the month they are elected).”

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The “eager beavers” at the FOMC must be disappointed

I gather this is true from comments by Bill McBride (Calculated Risk). For the last several months, his conclusion was always that “…this was a “solid” report”. 268 more words

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Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in April

“The expected slowdown in year-over-year price increases has occurred. In October 2013, the National index was up 10.9% year-over-year (YoY). In April 2015, the index was up 4.2% YoY. 11 more words

CoreLogic: "Number of Loans in Foreclosure Lowest Since 2007"

“From CoreLogic: Number of Loans in Foreclosure Lowest Since November 2007 CoreLogic reported today that the national foreclosure inventory fell by 24.9 percent year over year in April 2015 to approximately 521,000 homes, or 1.4 percent of all homes with a mortgage.”

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New Gus Grissom bio coming in June 2016

My biography of the American astronaut Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom, will be released by Purdue University Press in June 2016. 198 more words


Update: Prime Working-Age Population Growing Again

“An update: Last year, I posted some demographic data for the U.S., see: Census Bureau: Largest 5-year Population Cohort is now the “20 to 24″ Age Group, Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate: Mostly Demographics and Long Term Trends, and The Future’s so Bright …”

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