Archive for June 19th, 2013

Take Note Of The Middle East

I don’t blog on foreign policy but I ¬†don’t discount the importance of world events nor their impact on economies. Events in Syria and throughout the Middle East are taking a decidedly ugly turn which could make the crash of 2008 look like a walk in the park. Walter Russell Mead has a moderately lengthy […]

Why Is New Home Construction Lagging?

This is what the National Association of Home Builders said yesterday: June 17, 2013 –¬†Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes hit a significant milestone in June, surging eight points to a reading of 52 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Any reading over 50 […]