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The Snowballing U.S. Rental Crisis is Sparing Nowhere & No One

The Snowballing U.S. Rental Crisis is Sparing Nowhere & No One “Rental costs in the US are soaring at the fastest pace in more than three decades, surpassing a median of $2,000 a month for the first time ever and pushing rents above pre-pandemic levels in most major cities. Increases are particularly steep in metropolitan…

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Something Snaps in The Job Market: Multiple Jobholders Hit All Time High As Unexplained 1.8 Million Jobs Gap Emerges

Something Snaps In The Job Market: Multiple Jobholders Hit All Time High As Unexplained 1.8 Million Jobs Gap Emerges “Something very odd emerges for the second month in a row when looking at the July payrolls report. Recall last month we showed that a stark divergence had opened between the Household and Establishment surveys that make up…

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2020 Global Distribution of Residential Value Relative to Population

2020 Global Distribution of Residential Value Relative to Population “This chart is mind-blowing. Black circle: size of population Yellow circle: market value of the residential real estate market Hyper-financialization in the US and European real estate market, anyone?” To Read the Original Article Click Here Subscribe to our regular newsletter and get exclusive access to…

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The Global Housing Boom is Running out of Steam

The Global Housing Boom is Running out of Steam “If the global housing boom is finally running out of steam, how far will prices fall? Analysts at Capital Economics, a consultancy, forecast modest drops of 5-10% in America and Britain. In these countries, homeowners are less likely to be forced to sell by rising mortgage…

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‘It would change my life.’ New Reports on Flood School Apartments Show Need for Staff Housing

‘It would change my life.’ New Reports on Flood School Apartments Show Need for Staff Housing ”More than 40% of the faculty and staff at the Ravenswood City School District are considering leaving their jobs due to the high cost of housing, and two-thirds say their housing is unaffordable or unstable, according to statistics based…

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CPI y/y: Average of Utility Costs, Gasoline, Food at Home, and Electricity

CPI y/y: Average of Utility Costs, Gasoline, Food at Home, and Electricity “Consumer stress to the max … among staple areas for consumers, inflation is soaring at fastest rate in history (>30% y/y)” To Read the Original Article Click Here Subscribe to our regular newsletter and get exclusive access to our next investment opportunity. Recent…

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What Really Causes Inflation?

What Really Causes Inflation? “Today we consider real inflation – not official, bogus measures – but the real cost of living 50 years ago compared to today. I’ve spent quite a bit of time compiling the data in the table below. Please cast your eye over it. It shows the price of various items in…

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The Chillingly Realistic Path to Rate Cuts This Year

The Chillingly Realistic Path to Rate Cuts This Year “Consumer confidence has plummeted already. With gasoline and food prices weighing on far more than American sentiment, it’s no wonder much of the public may have come around to the idea of recession. Politicians and economists are another matter. Nothing in life—let alone the economy—is inevitable,…

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High Gas Prices are Killing the Summer Road Trip

High Gas Prices are Killing the Summer Road Trip “The summer of “revenge travel” may be slowing as gasoline prices hover near record highs.  Americans planning on taking a vacation by car in the next six months dropped to 22.7% in June, according to data from the Conference Board’s index. That’s the lowest seasonally in…

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What A Time To Be Alive

What A Time To Be Alive “And we are only two years into this century’s “Roaring 20s.” There is so much chaos in the world today that it’s easy to say “life sucks, the world sucks, and everything sucks.” Today, I am asking you to consider a different, more optimistic take: Life is good. In fact, it isn’t…

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