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EIA: “The average pump price for December is on track to be the lowest for the month in eight years”

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EIA: “The average pump price for December is on track to be the lowest for the month in eight years”

The EIA released the Short-Term Energy Outlook yesterday. From the STEO: • Benchmark North Sea Brent crude oil spot prices averaged /barrel (b) in August, a /b increase from July. This was the fourth consecutive month in which Brent spot crude oil prices averaged between /b and /b. • Brent crude oil prices are...
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Yellen: Expect Rate Hike in 2015, Several Years before Fed Funds Rate “back to normal” level

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Yellen: Expect Rate Hike in 2015, Several Years before Fed Funds Rate “back to normal” level

From Fed Chair Janet Yellen: The Outlook for the Economy f the economy continues to improve as I expect, I think it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the initial step to raise the federal funds rate target and begin the process of normalizing monetary policy. To support taking this...
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Vehicle Sales Forecasts: Best April in “13 Years”

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Vehicle Sales Forecasts: Best April in “13 Years”

The automakers will report April vehicle sales on Friday, May 1st. Sales in March were at 17.05 million on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR), and it appears sales will be strong in April too.  April sales (SA) will probably be the best since 2005. Note:  There were 26 selling days in April,...
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From 5 Years Ago: The History of the World wouldn’t be complete without …

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From 5 Years Ago: The History of the World wouldn’t be complete without …

I posted this cartoon 5 years ago … it seems like yesterday. From Larry Gonick’s The Cartoon History of the Modern World, Part 2, on page 248 … (ht TDM) Posted with permission from Larry Gonick. Thanks! For more on Tanta, see the menu bar above … Calculated Risk
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Comments on Q2 National Delinquency Survey: About 2 Years until Normal Levels

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Comments on Q2 National Delinquency Survey: About 2 Years until Normal Levels

Earlier today the MBA released their Q2 National Delinquency Survey: Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates Decrease in Second Quarter One of the key questions for housing is when will delinquencies and foreclosures be back to normal? As Joel Kan, MBA’s Director of Economic Forecasting, said this morning: “Some states hardest hit by the crisis, for...
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Quote of the Day: 15 years of house price appreciation “It’s gone”

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Quote of the Day: 15 years of house price appreciation “It’s gone”

“I bought my first house in 1996, a four-bedroom for 4,000, and I could probably buy that same house for 4,000. All the appreciation we’ve gained in the last 15 years, it’s gone.” Chuck Whitehead, general manager for Coldwell Banker’s Southwest Riverside operations, via Eric Wolff at the NC Times. Earlier: • First Look...
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Q&A: What is the possiblity that the US Treasury will default on it’s notes/bonds in the next 50 years?

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Q&A: What is the possiblity that the US Treasury will default on it’s notes/bonds in the next 50 years?

www.NoteBuyingProfits.com No-nonsense Note Buying Information. Up-to-date! Hours of FREE Note Buying Training Videos, Free 1-on-1 Coaching Session! Click or Call 718-783-7605 Video Rating: 5 / 5 Question by Keep On Trucking: What is the possiblity that the US Treasury will default on it’s notes/bonds in the next 50 years? I know we haven’t defaulted...
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I am retired and 60 years old. In a self directed ira with bank cds, can I cash the cds with no penalty?

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I am retired and 60 years old. In a self directed ira with bank cds, can I cash the cds with no penalty?

Question by CLASSACT: I am retired and 60 years old. In a self directed ira with bank cds, can I cash the cds with no penalty? Yes the IRS will count the cashed cds as income. But will a bank allow a self directed ira to cash cds whenever without bank penalties? Good News!!...
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How many years of school for Real Estate Finance/Investment?

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How many years of school for Real Estate Finance/Investment?

Secrets of Real Estate Finance 01 Video Rating: 0 / 5 Question by Story Unknown: How many years of school for Real Estate Finance/Investment? I know there are some who attend seminars to gain the knowledge, but for someone who is already in school, how long would it take for a business or non-business...
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