Sunday, April 12, 2009

Economic and Real Estate Post Picks: Week of April 6, 2009

Wholesale Sales Up, Inventories Down: Good news on these indicators

Why This Recession is Different: Unlike most recessions, this one is balance sheet driven

Has the Housing Market Bottomed? Builder stocks and the spread between mortgage and treasury yields are both hopeful signs

Why is Consumer Debt Declining So Sharply? An explanation for the sharp decline in credit card debt

Initial Unemployment Claims and the End of Recessions: Does the recent peak in initial unemployment claims signal we are nearing recovery?