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Live Your Story

Live a good story. Bend the rules. Take a calculated risk.

To have a good story to tell, you must be out there living it. Your narrative is what binds you to other people. 86 more words


Fiction in 50: A Calculated Risk

Once again, Bruce has challenged us to craft a story using fewer than 51 words. I am joining him with a school-based theme for this month’s topic. 62 more words

Writing Challenges

How large will the first Fed Funds Rate increase be?

“Just wondering … No one expects a rate hike from the FOMC today. And most of the focus has been on WHEN the first rate hike will happen – and also how quickly the Fed will subsequently raise rates.” 78 more words

HVS: Q2 2015 Homeownership and Vacancy Rates

“The Census Bureau released the Residential Vacancies and Homeownership report for Q2 2015. This report is frequently mentioned by analysts and the media to track household formation, the homeownership rate, and the homeowner and rental vacancy rates.”

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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

Tim Duy