Monday, May 11, 2009

Economy and Real Estate Post Picks: Week of May 3, 2009

Wholesale Sales Continue to Slide: Commodities are the hardest hit

The Latest Employment Report: Not as bad as previous months, but still not good

Does a Decline in Initial Jobless Claims Signal the Recessions End? A discussion of the impact of initial, continuing, and net jobless change

Regional Disparity in Unemployment Rates: The West Coast is faring poorly in this recession

CMBS Loan Performance: Transfers to Special Servicing are up sharply