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Why Does Real Estate Cost So Much In Coastal California?
I’m reading this new book by economist Thomas Sowell — The Housing Boom and Bust. From 2000 to 2005, the average home price in the United States increased by one-third. Millions of Americans began using their homes as ATMs, getting … Continue reading
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The Housing Boom
Check out the book on Amazon.com. Economist Thomas Sowell appeared on Dennis Prager’s radio show May 27: Tom: If the results weren’t so serious, all this would make a great Gilbert & Sullivan musical, with all the mutually contradictory statements … Continue reading
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Maybe The Bailout Worked?
I want to grind my teeth every time I think about the U.S. government bailing out banks, but this Washington Post article says the thing has worked: Sure, you can question how the money was used — many of us … Continue reading
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I’m Live With The President
I’ll be live on my cam when the president addresses the nation at 6 p.m. about our financial crisis. I’m part of a new KNBC.com team providing analysis via web cam and YouTube video. KhunDiddy: I’m back after 11 nights … Continue reading
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Rabbi Lieb Pinter arrested and charged again
NEW YORK, May 8 (Reuters) – Two former principals of a New York-based mortgage lender surrendered to the FBI on Thursday after being indicted on charges of conspiracy and fraud involving Fannie Mae (FNM.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and Credit Suisse … Continue reading
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