Is My House a Good Investment?

If you’re like me, deciding to buy a house was not only a big decision but also quite the investment. Regardless of the economy or whether I could make this house into a home, I had to put sentiment aside and think about real estate rationally. If buying a home is on your mind, take a look at my tips to consider while researching buying a home.

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2008 – The Credit Crisis

The Dollar is not Weak (12/24/07)

The Fed will Act (1/3/08)

New Home Sales (1/3/08)

Who to Blame for the Housing Market Bubble (and Crash) (1/9/08)

Credit Crunch Video (2/8/08)

Deflation Avoided? (3/18/08)

Brokerages Under Fire – the End of an Era? (6/20/08)

Taxpayers: congratulations, you will soon own Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac! (7/11/08)

My advice to John Thain (not that he asked) (8/6/08)

UBS to jettison its investment bank? (8/12/08)

New York tax revenues go “poof” (8/12/08)

Am I the prophet of doom? (9/14/08)

Long Term Opportunities Abound (9/18/08)

Are we turning Japanese? (11/10/08)

The rebirth of deflation (11/11/08) 

A Call for Sound Money (11/14/08)

Save General Motors (11/18/08)

Inflation versus Deflation (12/2/08)

Merrill Lynch 2009 Forecast – Deflation Ahead (12/11/08)


2010 Economic Analysis

I am a top-down analyst.  My first instinct is almost always to look at the long term trends and patterns.  I’ll go back hundreds of years if I can.  Sometimes the easiest way to make money is to grab on to the “one big trend” and ride it.

2010 Annual Outlook

2010 Economic Outlook – A Strong First Half (12/28/09)

2010 Interim Econ Posts

Q4 Economic Growth – Be Happy, But Worry (1/31/10)

Reform the Tax Code Now (3/8/10)

The United States of Debt – Part I (5/26/10)

The United States of Debt – Part II: The Return of the US Consumer (9/2/10)