From Contrarian Outlook: If you’re like most dividend investors, you’re probably keeping one eye on bond yields right now.
From Advisor Perspectives: Friday morning’s release of the February New Home Sales from the Census Bureau came in at 618K, down 0.6% month-over-month from a revised 622K in January. The Investing.com forecast was for 623K.
From Technical Traders, Ltd.: Early signs that the US Fed may be pushing the envelope of rising rates and creating pressure on banks and borrowers are starting to show up more prominently now.
From Contrarian Outlook: I had to laugh when I saw this Barron’s headline last week: “REITs Are Sending a Powerful Buy Signal.”
From Contrarian Outlook: Most of your friends are going to struggle to make any money in U.S. stocks for the next five to seven years. They’re battling not one, not two, but three major headwinds.
From Contrarian Outlook: If you’re like most dividend investors, you’re probably keeping a nervous eye on bond yields right now.
From Zacks: This could be the best Christmas gift for Republicans as the U.S. House of Representatives gave final nod on Wednesday to the biggest revamp of the US tax code in three decades, pushing forward a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax bill to President Donald Trump for his signature.
From Contrarian Outlook: We were inching forward on a busy road in suburban Boston. I looked out our window and asked my friend how much of the retail strip to our right he’d short (if he could).
From Tyler Durden: After July’s housing sales data horrors, yesterday’s permits rebound prompted some hope (despite last week’s 9.7% collapse in mortgage applications) but August’s existing home sales just crushed that dream, dropping to one-year lows.
From Tony Sagami: More Americans are renting their homes than at any point since 1965. That’s per a new study by the Pew Research Center.
From Tyler Durden: In a testament to Chinese oligarchs, criminals, money launderers and pretty much anyone who is desperate to park their cash as far away from the mainland as possible, purchases of US real estate by foreign buyers surged to an all-time high in 2016, according to data from the National Association of Realtors […]
The iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE:IYR) maybe be due for a major short-term pullback, according to a historically reliable options indicator.
From Contrarian Outlook: Mortgage rates reached a new milestone last week, and it’s one of the most important—and underreported—events in economic history.
Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on some surprising outflows in a major real estate fund, a distinct lack of volatility, and markets that suddenly seem to be standing still.
From BlackRock: We believe the U.S. commercial real estate recovery has room to run. Richard Turnill explains why with the help of this week’s chart.