Markets & Economy

Is housing news good news or bad news?

We're still a long way from normal
Published on Feb 9, 2016

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by CareyBot

Trying to make sense of economic news and its effects on mortgages and home buyers and sellers feels more like a game of Chutes And Ladders than rational analysis. Heaven knows the Fed itself is confused. Interest rates fall on bad economic news because a slow economy does not generate inflation. But for low rates to be good news for housing, people need to have jobs and rising incomes ...

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