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Forbes: 4 of the top 5 cities expected to boom are in Texas
next-big-boom-towns-forbes: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance
To determine the next boom towns in the U.S., Forbes, with the help of Mark Schill at the Praxis Strategy Group, took the 52 largest metro areas in the country (those with populations exceeding 1 million) and ranked them based on various data indicating past, present and future vitality.
The Federal Reserve is supposed to promote full employment and stable
prices, yet its actions cause jobs to disappear and prices to rise. This
should come as no big surprise, at least it shouldn’t if you’re not
inclined to think government intervention is either desirable or
…the best prescription would be for the administration to back off trying to tweak the economy.
Like so many other economic variables, commercial real estate has been unresponsive to the massive Keynesian stimulus. This chart and observations are from reader EBW:
Moodys/REAL commercial property price index remains troubling. At best, we may be bouncing along the historic bottom.
But we need to remember that this “bouncing” has occurred while the Fed has printed up $2 trillion and the US Government has added close to $5 trillion to its debt load.
Moody’s chart spelling courtesy of Georgetown Univeristy.
- WGA report: Minority and women writers make few strides in Hollywood (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
- Gold Prices Rising, Gold Miners Falling (blogs.wsj.com)