ya know, my #$%$ relatives used to tell me that pension plans were just another way for them to steal your money
I remember thinking at the time, "aw, you poor financially illiterate son of a guns, don't you understand this is all REGULATED?!"
Know any publicly traded builders working in Houston area?
Bankruptcies in the Houston area increased significantly in the last year, concentrated in the oil and gas sector and companies that supply and service the energy industry, according to data compiled by Androvett Legal Media &…
but don't worry......every job lost just means another job created somewhere else.......uh.....right?
Biggest Private Coal Producer in US Warns of Massive Layoffs
Wall Street Journal
Murray Energy Corp., the largest privately held coal miner in the U.S., has warned it may soon undertake one of the biggest layoffs in the sector during ...
First 2 Detroit-Shoreway 'Tiny Houses' completed
According to the release, Citizens Bank contributed $155,000 in funding for project design, community engagement and construction. Citizens will also ...
whole store with photos available on Google
Micron Swings to Loss in Latest Quarter, Announces Job Cuts
Wall Street Journal
The company didn't specify how many jobs would be cut as part of the new “cost savings” program that aims to save about $80 million per quarter ...
Election year stimulus, more road work out there then I can ever remember. Lowest rates in 3 years. Home prices increasing without increased demand. Large layoffs continue (yet somehow new claims miraculously hover near record lows).
Can't wait to see what the spring is going to bring!
Mortgage rates haven't been this low in three years
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
The stock market's plunge following the Brexit vote was bad for most people's retirement accounts but good for those looking to refinance their mortgage.
Economy|First-Quarter GDP Revised Up to 1.1%, but Still Shows Slowdown
New York Times - 5 hours ago
Shoppers in Queens, N.Y. Retail sales and home sales rose in April and May, two hopeful signs for the economy. Credit Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg.
dominated mainly by the western region followed by the south
midwest and north east regions are still pretty much flatlined and if anything down a bit from levels just after the bubble burst
$300k and up is still leading the pack
first time buyers still out to lunch
SAAR about 615k
still a far cry from the million needed for a good economy, and sales numbers lag real time, so I expect numbers going forward from May to start showing the effects of the sillycone valley layoffs, which may dampen the western region a bit
market obviously getting ready to take off, eh?
Durable-goods orders sink across the board in May
MarketWatch - Jun 24, 2016
An earlier version of this story gave an incorrect figure for the previous government estimate for April durable-goods orders. The story has been corrected.
Worst day in 10 months as Wall Street reacts to 'Brexit'
Reuters - 22 hours ago
NEW YORK The S&P 500 turned negative for the year-to-date on Friday as Wall Street suffered its largest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed.
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The Coming Layoff Wave
When the Obama administration passed updated overtime regulations, labor activists and not a small number of economists praised the rules as a ...
oh yeah, we should have been as wise as you.....holding long and strong through the haircut
toll still hitting $80 this year?......or was that last year?
golly! times MUST be good!
Pimco plans layoffs as investors continue to pull out
Los Angeles Times
Newport Beach investment giant Pimco plans to lay off about 3% of its workforce as investors have continued to pull their money during the nearly two ...
Neiman Marcus' same-store sales fall amid apparel slowdown
Reuters - 3 hours ago
U.S. luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus Group Ltd LLC [NMRCUS.UL] reported its third straight quarterly drop in sales at established stores and a nearly 81 percent fall in profit amid a slowdown in apparel spending.
aw, what would a bunch of stuffed shirt bankers know anyhow?
haven't they heard? Tol's gonna double this year!
Caution pervades at four of world's top central banks
Reuters - Jun 10, 2016
LONDON It is a sign of the caution that permeates the global economic outlook when four of the world's top central banks, all due to meet within days of each other, are almost unanimously expected to make no change to their extraordinary stimulus programs.
new management coming soon. precursor happening in germany and canada as we speak
I know it doesn't make a bit of sense, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Hillary in the office
for the coming 4 years, regardless of which wacko gets elected, "prognosis negative"
I saw where Walmart outsold Microsoft, Apple and Amazon combined.
kind of blows the theory that internet sales are destroying bricks and mortar businesses, eh?
what could it be? what COULD it be?