Housing Riddles

So here is a riddle.  Population in the region is ticking up for the first time in decades.  Net migration is actually net positive for at least 3+ years now which has little precedent here in almost a century.  We know we have one of the oldest housing stocks in the nation and minimal new . . . → Read More: Housing Riddles

My Proposed Buffet Rule

Simon Johnson:

Some high income Americans pay a lot of tax; others do not. If you have right tax advice and if most of your income can be structured as some form of “capital gains”, your marginal rate – what you pay on the your last dollar of income – may be very low. . . . → Read More: My Proposed Buffet Rule

Domestic Oil Production Is Bullish for Americans: Evan Calio

For Morgan Stanley Analyst Evan Calio, a challenge is really an opportunity, at least when it comes to finding discounted equities in the oil and gas space. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, he explains why the distribution bottleneck that is causing a historically wide price differential between WTI and Brent . . . → Read More: Domestic Oil Production Is Bullish for Americans: Evan Calio

Economic Events on April 18, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Petroleum Status Report will be released, giving investors an update on oil inventories in . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 18, 2012